Was Romney ineligible to be Governor?????????????
Back in June 2002, when Mitt Romney wanted to run for Governor of Massachusetts, there were suspicions that he no longer had sufficient ties to the state to be eligible to run. A hearing was held. At the hearing, Mitt and his lawyer alleged that although he had left the state to help put on the Olympics, he was still very involved in his business activities at Bain, travelling frequently back to Massachusetts for activities relater to his duties as head of Bain Capital.
Romney's lawyer at the Massachusetts hearing said that Romney's work in the private sector continued "unabated" while he ran the Olympics: "He succeeded in that three-year period in restoring confidence in the Olympic Games, closing that disastrous deficit and staging one of the most successful Olympic Games ever to occur on U.S. soil. Now while all that was going on, very much in the public eye, what happened to his private and public ties to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? And the answer is they continued unabated just as they had."
Based on what Mitt is now saying, it appears he lied in June 2002 so he could be found eligible to run for governor.
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