Mitt Romney addressed his supporters in Novi, Michigan, following his victories in Arizona and Michigan. In his speech, Romney said “we did not win by a lot, but we won by enough.” Romney won all 29 delegates in Arizona while the delegates in Michigan are allocated proportionally.
Mitt Romney tweeted thanks to his supporters again, speaking about his Michigan roots.
Mitt Romney thanked his supporters in Arizona after early predictions said he won the primary.
Mitt Romney will address his supporters at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, later tonight. Romney has spent most of the past few days campaigning in Michigan, which, along with Arizona, holds a primary today.
Earlier today, President Obama criticized his Republican rivals in a speech to the United Auto Workers legislative convention in Washington. Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum were not mentioned by name, but the President mentioned that Mr. Romney had once said that U.S. auto companies ought to be allowed to fall into bankruptcy.The President later said sending your kids to college is part of the American dream, a response to recent comments by Rick Santorum.
The President launched his auto bailout in 2009, rescuing General Motors and Chrysler and propping up the failing American auto industry. He will contrast his approach to the economy with Mitt Romney’s, who has made a campaign issue out of the President’s auto bailout.
The President’s UAW speech comes as GOP voters cast their ballots in the Michigan Primary.