Poll: Americans’ View Of Romney Holds Steady

Romney has ruled out running again in 2016.

RomneyAmericans’ view of Mitt Romney has changed little since the 2012 election, according to a new Gallup poll.

Immediately after the election well over a year ago, 50 percent said that they viewed Romney favorably while 45 percent said that they viewed him negatively. Now, 47 percent view him in a positive light while 43 percent view him in a negative one.

Romney had been largely silent following his unsuccessful White House bid, but has reemerged in the public eye in surrounding months to promote the Netflix documentary “Mitt,” which portrays a behind the scenes look at the Romney family during the campaign year.

Romney has ruled out running again in 2016.

The poll was conducted among 1,023 respondents between February 6th and 9th.

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TRNS News Notes- 7/31

House votes to sue Obama
“Stop just hating all the time!”
Gaza: “World stands disgraced”
Israel: “We don’t target civilians”

Lafayette Is Commissioned, The Start I Treaty, And Deval Patrick Turns 58

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● Economy soars in “advance” estimate

● Americans benefit from government regulation

● Lawsuit accuses TSA of tax overcharges

● Clinton’s moneytalk tour

● Common blood thinners linked to surgery complications

House Authorizes Lawsuit Against Obama

Boehner

The lawsuit, passed in a party-line vote, charges that Obama has overstepped his constitutional authority and sidestepped congressional oversight.

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DoD Press Secretary said On July 20th Israel requested ammunition from the Pentagon, three days later the weapons “were therefore delivered to the Israeli Defense Force.”

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The team will travel to Ukraine next week, compromising of 3-5 DoD civilians and contractors with expertise “to address their mid- and long-term needs through support for defense institution building, training, education, and other assistance.”