READ: Romney Campaign Issues Statement on Hurricane Sandy, Cancels Campaign Events
Gail Gitcho, the communication director for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign issued the following statement on Monday morning, announcing the suspension of the former governor and Congressman Paul Ryan's campaign events on Monday and Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy makes her way up the East Coast of the United States:
"Out of sensitivity for the millions of Americans in the path of Hurricane Sandy, we are canceling tonight's events with Gov. Romney in Wisconsin and Gov. Ryan in Melbourne and Lakeland, Florida. We are also canceling all events currently scheduled for both Gov. Romney and Congressman Ryan on Tuesday. Gov. Romney believes this is a time for the nation and its leaders to come together to focus on those Americans who are in harm's way. We will provide additional details regarding Gov. Romney's and Congressman Ryan's schedule when they are available."