Mitt Romney promised to repeal “Obamacare” if elected president in a speech reacting to the Supreme Court’s Thursday ruling upholding the law.
“What the court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected president of the United States. And that is I will act to repeal Obamacare,” Romney said.
Romney concluded that repealing health care reform means removing President Obama.
“Our mission is clear. If we want to get rid of Obamacare, we’re going to have to replace President Obama. My mission is to make sure we do exactly that.”
Romney made the brief remarks in Washington D.C. before a mix of staff, members of his traveling press corps and reporters who had walked over from the Capitol or Supreme Court after the ruling. He stood behind a podium on a office building roof that overlooks the Capitol. He took no questions.