In his first post-election interview that will air Sunday morning on Fox News, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama has flopped in his handling of the sequestration debate.
Romney criticized Obama for being caught off guard by the sequestration deadline and for “berating” Republicans during the budget debate.
“Well, no one can think that’s been a success for the President. He didn’t think the sequester would happen. It is happening,” Romney said. “But to date, what we’ve seen is the President out campaigning to the American people, doing rallies around the country, flying around the country, and berating Republicans. And blaming and pointing. Now what does that do? That causes the Republicans to retrench and then put up a wall and fight back. It’s a very natural human emotion.”
The clip was teased by Fox News during a Friday morning segment with anchor Chris Wallace, who landed the exclusive interview.