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Press Release: Mitt Romney Announces Support Of Ross Perot

October 16, 2012

Mitt Romney today announced the support of businessman and former presidential candidate Ross Perot.

"Ross Perot's accomplishments as an entrepreneur, as a political leader, as a naval officer make him a living legend," said Mitt Romney. "He understands the challenges facing the nation and what it will take to meet them. I am proud to have his support."

"Our country faces a serious choice," said Ross Perot. "The fact of the matter is that the United States is on unsustainable course. At stake is nothing less than our position in the world, our standard of living at home, and our constitutional freedoms. That is why I am endorsing Mitt Romney in his quest for the presidency. We can't afford four more years in which national debt mushrooms out of control, our government grows, and our military is weakened. Mitt has the background, experience, intelligence, and integrity to turn things around. He has my absolute support."

Background On Ross Perot:

Ross Perot Is A Businessman And Former Presidential Candidate. Perot is a 1953 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was president of his class. He later founded Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. Perot ran for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. He and his wife Margot have five children. 

Mitt Romney, Press Release: Mitt Romney Announces Support Of Ross Perot Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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