N.C. GOP gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory says former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney “would make an excellent president” and thinks it’s time Republicans started focusing fire on President Barack Obama rather than on each other.
In an interview today with The Charlotte Observer, the former Charlotte mayor said that, after Romney’s primary sweep on Tuesday, “I think we should move on and our opposition should be the current president.”
McCrory wouldn’t go as far as to say that Romney’s GOP opponents should drop out – N.C. Republicans will get to pick among them in the state’s May 8 primary. But he did lavish praise on frontrunner Romney. “I have not endorsed him as of yet,” McCrory said. “But I have a great deal of respect for him … So I think he would make an excellent president.” Read more here.