FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2012
Contact: Jason Doré
Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan Selected as Governor Mitt Romney’s Running Mate
“Paul Ryan has a record of being a bold conservative who challenges the status quo,” said Roger Villere, Chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana. “Romney and Ryan make a great team and I believe that they will beat Obama November 6th.”Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) appeared this morning in Norfolk, Va. with Gov. Mitt Romney where together they were revealed as “America’s Comeback Team.” “Today we take another step forward in restoring the promise of America. It’s an honor to announce my running mate, and the next Vice President of the United States, Paul Ryan,” Gov. Romney said as he announced that Rep. Ryan would join his campaign as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee.Rep. Ryan has consistently stood up to President Obama and has been an outspoken critic of Obama’s reckless government spending, expansion of entitlement programs and ObamaCare. Rep. Ryan has been actively campaigning for Gov. Romney in key swing states for the last several months.
“Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan have the full support of the Republican Party of Louisiana. They have what it takes to get America back on track,” said Villere. “We have a president who cannot run on his failed record of tax increases and spending hikes. He is disconnected from the American people. Mitt Romney’s and Paul Ryan’s knowledge, experience and records speak for themselves. They have what it takes to move America forward, and we are proud to stand with them.””Together we will unite America and get this done,” said Rep. Paul Ryan as he closed his speech in front of the USS Wisconsin. “It is our duty to save the American dream for our children and theirs.”
Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan will now prepare to become the official Republican nominees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. on August 27.