Romney Visits North County, Promises Prosperity

Allison Blood, KMOX News

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney gave a speech to crowd in North St. Louis County promising more jobs and lower taxes.

Romney says in his year on the campaign trail, he as seen Americans who are disappointed and tired.

“They’re tired of being tired,” he said.

He says his economic policies will energize the economy with fewer regulations and taxes, which he says will spur economic growth.

The crowd erupted in cheers when he said on day one of his presidency, he would repeal the federal health care mandate.

Romney visited at Production Products, a company that makes military supplies like shelters. Romney billed himself as a job creator, pointing to the company’s founder, Barry Corona Sr., as someone who would benefit from fewer regulations and lower taxes.

Top Missouri Republicans like Auditor Tom Schweich and Former Senator Jim Talent were in the audience.



More From CBS St. Louis

KMOX Podcasts
As Heard On KMOX

Listen Live