Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today
announced the support of Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed and
former Congressman George Nethercutt.
“I am honored to have the support of Sam Reed and George Nethercutt,”
said Mitt Romney.
“They are committed public servants who share my vision for getting our
country back to work. I am glad to have them behind my campaign and my
efforts to defeat President Obama in 2012.”
his support, Sam Reed said, “Washington voters are looking for a leader
who will get our fiscal house in order and put unemployed Americans
back to work. In this field of candidates, Mitt Romney stands out as
not only the most experienced, but also our best chance to take back
the White House.”
Obama’s fiscal recklessness has failed to get millions of Americans
back to work,” said George Nethercutt. “Our country needs a leader who
will offer solutions, not empty rhetoric. Mitt Romney understands how
the economy works and how to create jobs. He has the experience to
prove it. I am proud to support him.”
On Sam Reed And George Nethercutt:
Sam Reed Has Served As Washington’s
Secretary Of State Since 2000. Previously, he was elected
Thurston County Auditor.
He also served as Assistant Secretary of State and Director of the
Urban Affairs Commission and the Constitutional Reform Commission. From
2005 to 2007, Reed was an advisor to the U.S. Election Assistance
George Nethercutt Represented
Washington’s 5th Congressional District In The U.S. House Of
Representatives From 1995 To 2005.
He served on the House Committee on Appropriations. In 2005,
George W. Bush appointed Nethercutt as U.S. Chairman of the Permanent
Joint Board on Defense-U.S./Canada. Prior to entering Congress, he
worked in the U.S. Senate and practiced law. The founder and chairman
of the George Nethercutt Foundation, he is active with several
community service organizations.