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GOP Rep. Peter King: Romney Can’t ‘Identify With People’

By Alex Seitz-Wald  

"GOP Rep. Peter King: Romney Can’t ‘Identify With People’"

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Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is one of the House’s most high-profile and media-savy Republicans, but it doesn’t sound like he’s too excited to use his perch to promote Mitt Romney. Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today, King was asked “how excited” his constituents are about the presumed GOP nominee. “They’re not,” he replied frankly. “There is not that excitement level, it’s not what you would see with a Bill Clinton or a George Bush, for that matter, who were able to identify with people. So far, Governor Romney has not shown that,” he said. Watch it:

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