Mitt Romney Says $10K Bet Was 'Outrageous Number to Answer an Outrageous Charge'
Many are saying that Mitt Romney is out of touch with the American people after he casually bet Rick Perry $10,000 during Saturday night’s ABC News GOP debate. The exchange transpired when Perry accused Romney of writing in his book that the health care mandate imposed in Massachusetts should be the model for a national plan.
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This morning, Romney joined Fox and Friends to comment on the exchange, saying, “This was an outrageous number to answer
an outrageous charge from him. And it’s been proven wrong, time and time again and he keeps raising it, and I said, ‘OK, let’s put something outrageous out there.’ It’s like saying ‘Hey, I’ll bet you a million bucks.’”