MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF FORMER
U.S. AMBASSADOR AND S.C. SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE DAVID WILKINS
Boston, MA – Mitt
Romney today announced the support of former United States Ambassador
to Canada and South Carolina Speaker of the House David Wilkins.
Ambassador Wilkins previously had supported Governor Rick Perry’s
honored to have earned the endorsement of Ambassador Wilkins,” said
Mitt Romney. “This important show of support demonstrates that my
message of a ‘Simpler, Smaller, and Smarter’ federal government is
resonating with South Carolina leaders and voters.”
his support, Ambassador Wilkins said, "Americans want a candidate they
can believe in; one who can defeat President Obama and get our country
back to work. Mitt Romney is that man. Governor Romney
turn his back on 20,000 new jobs and our energy security as the
President has done with the Keystone XL pipeline project. Mitt
has a real plan for restoring our economy and our place in the world as
freedom's best friend and most steadfast defender."
Information On Ambassador David Wilkins:
David H. Wilkins Was First Elected To The South Carolina House Of
Representatives In 1980 And Served For 25 Years, 11 Of Those Years
Speaker Of The House.
He was the state chair of the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. In 2005,
resigned from the SC House to accept an appointment by President George
W. Bush to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Canada. Wilkins
U.S. in Canada until 2009. He is a partner at Nelson Mullins
& Scarborough LLP.