By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE, DEVIN DWYER and MICHAEL FALCONE, ABCNews.com
Less than three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, six Republican presidential candidates faced off last night in a high-stakes presidential debate dominated by the question of who’s the most consistent conservative.
The debate, sponsored by ABC News, Yahoo! News, WOI-TV, The Des Moines Register and the Iowa Republican Party at Drake University in Des Moines, comes 24 days before the first GOP voters will reveal their preference for presidential nominee on Jan. 3.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney wasted little time going after frontrunner and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, accusing him of being a “career politician” with unusual — at times liberal — ideas.
“Speaker Gingrich and I have a lot of places where we disagree,” Romney said. “We can start with his idea…to have a lunar colony that would mine minerals from the moon…He said that he would like to eliminate in some cases the child labor laws so that kids could clean schools… His plan in capital gains, to remove capital gains for people at the very highest level of income …”
Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!
We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.