Mitt Romney doubled down on his criticism of President Obama’s response to the attacks in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, in a press conference Wednesday, insisting that his statement late Tuesday night was not released before sufficient facts came to light, and arguing that Washington was sending “mixed signals.”
Its never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values. The White House distanced itself last night from the statement saying it wasn’t cleared by Washington. That reflects the mixed signals they are sending to the world. The attacks in Libya and Egypt underscore that the world remains a dangerous place and that American leadership is still sorely needed.
Romney’s criticized a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that reportedly was released before protests broke out in the region.