Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that, in 2016, his party’s candidates need to do much better than he did at communicating to minority voters what the GOP is offering them.
“I think we have a real difficulty in the party, and myself included, communicating to Hispanic voters and minority voters generally why it is that conservative principles are better for them and their families than those that are being promoted by the liberals, by the Democrats,” he told Yahoo’s Katie Couric in an interview that went online Thursday. “That’s something I didn’t do very effectively,” he said, calling it “without question the biggest mistake that I made in the campaign.”
The former Massachusetts governor, who challenged President Obama in 2012, said he wants to see the Republican “nominee do a better job communicating to Hispanic voters that we love legal immigration” and want to stop illegal immigration. “I will be talking to our nominee about the mistakes that I made,” he said. Read more here.