In a 2011 editorial board interview with the Washington Examiner, Romney responded to a question about immigration by saying, “I actually have a plan in mind.” He then dropped Jeb Bush’s name, saying that he’d met with him months earlier to discuss such a plan. Given the positions Romney has taken on immigration policy, in contrast with Bush’s positions on reform, it would seem that either he and Bush did not agree on much at the time of their meeting, or that Romney went into the primary with one immigration plan and came out with another.
That might explain why almost four months after saying he had an immigration plan, Romney hasn’t revealed it. Already, Democrats are pressuring Romney to unveil his proposal, suggesting that he either does not have a plan or he is reluctant to share it with voters.
“As the leading Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney has the responsibility to inform voters about what actions he intends to take if he were elected,” said American Bridge president Rodell Mollineau in a statement.“For him to have policy proposals that he refuses to disclose is an affront to voters and a slap in the face to the democratic process. What else is he hiding?”
Published: Mar 25, 2012