Romney relishes his LDS faith in media blitz

by | Feb. 02, 2011

Mormons We Know

Mitt Romney affirmed the centrality of his Mormon beliefs during an interview Tuesday on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight show.

Morgan initiated a conversation with Romney about religion by showing his guest a recorded clip from the 2008 presidential campaign wherein Romney said, "I believe in my Mormon faith. … Some believe that such a confession of my faith will sink my candidacy. If they're right, so be it."

When subsequently asked by Morgan if he still stands by those words, Romney didn't hesitate: "Absolutely."

He continued: "My experience (in) Massachusetts running as a Mormon guy in a state that's overwhelmingly of other faiths didn't seem to get in my way there."

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