U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney has held up Poland’s transition from communism to democracy as an example for the rest of the world while saying Russia had faltered on the path to freedom.
“Unfortunately, there are parts of the world today where the desire to be free is met with brutal oppression,” Romney said in a speech in the library of Warsaw University, listing Belarus, the Syrian leadership, and Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. Continue reading
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney hailed Poland’s economy Tuesday as something akin to a Republican dream: a place of small government, individual empowerment and free enterprise. Continue reading
Mitt Romney today delivered remarks in Warsaw, Poland. The following remarks were prepared for delivery:
Thank you all very much for the warm welcome to this great city. Continue reading
US republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Poland on the final leg of a foreign tour that continues to provoke controversy.
In the Baltic port of Gdansk he met Lech Walesa, the former leader of the Solidarity movement that toppled the communist Polish government in the 1980’s. Continue reading
Solidarity, the trade union movement which led the Polish struggle against communist rule, distanced itself on Monday from a visit to Poland by U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying he supported attacks on unions in his own country. Continue reading
White House hopeful Mitt Romney was to hold talks with Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk and the anti-communist icon Lech Walesa on Monday, as he makes his first venture beyond the old iron curtain.
On the final leg of a three-stop tour designed to burnish his foreign policy credentials, the Republican contender has chosen to visit a country which has notably testy relations with Russia and is now a key pillar of NATO and the EU. Continue reading
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives in Poland today seeking to burnish his foreign policy standing and score points against President Barack Obama for his “abandonment” of the eastern Europe. Continue reading
Mitt Romney will get a chance to redeem himself after a disastrous trip to London — where he insulted his hosts so badly that the conservative Sun newspaper labeled the presumptive Republican presidential nominee “Mitt the Twit.”
Romney’s off to Poland. Continue reading
Mitt Romney’s foreign tour this week and next takes him to the United Kingdom, Israel, and Poland. The first two destinations make obvious political sense: Britain has a conservative government, the Olympics, and a lot of wealthy American bankers; Israel features more wealthy GOP donors and an opportunity to highlight President Obama’s supposedly Israel-hostile policies to both American Jews and evangelical Christians. But what about Poland? Of all the countries on the map, why go there? Continue reading