PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President

June 16, 2011

Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today welcomed the support of four influential Florida elected officials.
“I am proud to have the support of these Florida leaders,” Mitt Romney said. “They share my goals of creating jobs, getting our exploding deficits under control, and reversing President Obama’s failed policies.”
Announcing his support, Rep. Connie Mack said, “President Obama’s policies have failed Florida and the American people. Mitt Romney has the experience to lead a much-needed economic recovery. He has created jobs, balanced budgets, and cut taxes.”
Florida Officials Endorsing Mitt Romney:
State Sen. John Thrasher Was Elected To The Florida State Senate In 2009. Before this, he served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1992 to 2000 and served as Speaker of the House from 1998 to 2000. Thrasher also has served on the Clay County Board of County Commissioners and the Clay County School Board. Thrasher is the former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.
Representative Connie Mack Was Elected To The U.S. House Of Representatives In 2004. In the U.S. House, Mack has fought to reduce government spending, shrink the size of government and protect the freedoms of all Americans. Mack’s main focus in the House has been to reduce our soaring debt and deficits. Mack served in the Florida House of Representatives prior to being elected to Congress. Before entering elected office, Mack was a business and marketing consultant.
Representative Tom Rooney Was Elected To The U.S. House Of Representatives In 2008. Prior to his election, Rooney served as an Assistant Attorney General and in private practice in Stuart. Rooney also served as CEO of “The Children’s Place At Home Safe,” a home for abused children. Rooney spent four years in the United States Army JAG Corps.
Representative Ander Crenshaw Was Elected To The U.S. House Of Representatives In 2000. Prior to serving in the U.S. House, Crenshaw served in the Florida State Senate and worked in the private sector as a banker. Crenshaw has long been an advocate for tax relief and job creation in Florida.