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Romney in London: Gaffes, glitz and greenbacks

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 02:16

July 26 - U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will hope his glamorous London fundraisers are more successful than his attempts at diplomacy after he offends British Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Mitt Romney is bringing his presidential campaign to Britain. The mission well it's twofold. To demonstrate his grasp of foreign affairs and beef up the campaign coffers. Actually make that three he's also here to cheer on his wife's holes at the Olympics. And Romney is part owner of real file cut a fifteen year old German man who'll be competing in the equestrian competition. Team USA will be hoping for a file can do is study on her feet. Romney has already full and at the first hurdle with undiplomatic remarks about Britain's readiness to stage the games. His suggestion brits aren't fully behind the spectacle touring a shop repeat from the prime minister -- Romney kept to safer ground with Tony Blair telling the former prime minister he's hoping to catch some of the Olympic swimming while he's here. And he demonstrated his understanding of British cope just by talking about the weapon with opposition leader Ed Miliband. Next up though will be David Cameron all set to give Romney a dressing down for his earlier gaffe. A busy day will be rounded off with not one suit fundraisers. The first of 2500. Dollar ticket reception the summit the UK's 250000. Strong American ex pat community. The second an exclusive private dinner. Breaking bread with the man who would be president will cost wealthiest supporters 50000 dollars ahead. And eight is that of American finance he is reportedly make up a sizable chunk of that guest list. Including HSBC's. Head of derivatives Whitfield fines and Bain capital's European MD's. President Obama is not in town wife Michelle is -- as head of the American Olympic delegation. And if Romney's got the bankers the obamas have got the blame. Windows Brad and Angelina all opening that heightens the Democratic Party fundraising soiree is. Paparazzi will be desperate to snap a lucrative shots of the team together. Team Romney will be hoping the First Lady isn't a big fan of courses. Nigel build it -- Royces.

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Romney in London: Gaffes, glitz and greenbacks

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 02:16