Comments for: Romney says he’s ‘not concerned about the very poor,’ they have safety net

Posted Feb. 01, 2012, at 5:26 p.m.

EAGAN, Minn. — Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, confident after his Florida primary victory, ended up inviting criticism Wednesday when he said he’s “not concerned about the very poor” because they have an “ample safety net.” Democrats and Republicans alike — including opponent Newt Gingrich — pounced and the GOP …

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