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Romney - Outsourcing

Romney - Outsourcing

Mitt Romney's campaign has focused on the difference between outsourcing and off-shoring rather than taking a stance on either.

 

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“We are happy to put Governor Romney’s record of job creation in the private sector, and as governor, up against President Obama’s any day,” Ms. Henneberg said. “Spending millions of dollars on untrue ads won’t change the fact that President Obama’s policies have left more than 23 million Americans struggling for work.”

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The Romney campaign has called the charges a “distortion,” denying a Romney role in outsourcing U.S. jobs en mass.

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Fehrnstrom Romney's senior adviser said there is a "very simple difference" between oursourcing and off-shoring: "Outsourcing is what the Obama campaign does when they hire an outside telemarketing vendor to provide telemarketing service. This is done by companies every day. They take functions and they allow vendors to do it instead of handling it in-house. Off-shoring is the shipment of American jobs overseas," he said.

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Source: CBS News

During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union, Romney adviser Ed Gillespie continued the campaign’s dubious strategy of schooling reporters on the difference between “outsourcing” and “offshoring” jobs, insisting that a Washington Post investigation — which found that Romney’s company “invested in a series of firms that specialized in relocating jobs done by American workers to new facilities in low-wage countries like China and India” — misunderstood the complicated business jargon.

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Source: ThinkProgress

Amanda Henneberg, a spokeswoman for Romney. "We are happy to put Governor Romney's record of job creation in the private sector, and as governor, up against President Obama's any day. Spending millions of dollars on untrue ads won't change the fact that President Obama's policies have left more than 23 million Americans struggling for work."

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Romney's campaign pointed to an April 26 Wall Street Journal story headlined "U.S. Firms Add Jobs, but Mostly Overseas" in an attempt to put the Obama campaign on the defensive. In other words, maybe Romney's campaign can't accuse Obama of directly shipping jobs overseas, but it can suggest that his policies have led to that result.

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Source: Npr

Romney campaign spokesman Ryan Williams accused Obama of engaging in a strategy of “diversion and distortion” to shift focus from his economic record of the past three and a half years.

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Source: ABC News

The RNC said in a press release that "the Obama campaign has launched provably false attacks about outsourcing, but President Obama turns out to be the real outsourcer-in-chief."

Article: POLITICO
Source: POLITICO.com

"If there's an outsourcer in chief, it's the president of the United States, not the guy who's running to replace him," Romney said in Grand Junction.

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“This president has been outsourcing a good deal of American jobs himself by putting money into energy companies, solar and wind energy companies that end up making their products outside the United States. If there is an outsourcer-in-chief, it’s the president of the United States, not the guy who’s running to replace him.” — Mitt Romney, July 10, 2012

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Source: The Washington Post
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