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It that is true and -- these headlines now that we're following for you this morning.
They talked about Mitt Romney hitting the magic number that magic number throughout the campaign had been 1144.
The number of delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination Romney able to surpass that yesterday after winning the Texas primary and to celebrate he spent the evening.
At a fund raiser with well Donald Trump -- once again is raising doubts about whether the president was born in the US for whatever reason.
Romney says he believes the president was -- In the US and the response to Trump's latest comments was I don't agree with all the people who support -- -- -- Republicans officially dominate.
Governor Romney at the convention which will be held in late August and we officially welcome in -- -- The host a special report on the Fox News Channel now live to talk about all of this -- mr.
Romney was glad to clinch the nomination on.
The the holiday that falls Memorial Day national we talk about Donald Trump for some reason again day itself.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Bret has every -- it's out of evidently but I even if people -- a headline.
Romney clinches the nomination is as trump overshadows.
This kind of amazing in some -- And it's it is amazing.
Well couple things one is.
I should know it's an assessment -- we're basing -- -- the EP that he reaches 1144.
It's -- not official T get expansion deputies.
The I's are dotted teacher -- that's one but two.
Directed -- focus on Donald Trump is really quite something and and all of you know back and forth about.
You know whether that Romney can't -- would have done this country now.
And I think.
You know the calculation just talking Romney's folks was that.
They believe that trump actually.
Obviously attracts eyeballs as that one can can -- -- But also has some sort of tied to blue collar.
Conservatives or even folks who are -- in some of these states these swing states that.
They think can make a difference about the negative side is not.
That negative for that.
Especially in May.
I don't think you're going to see it Donald -- on -- in September.
Right war in October.
But I do think that based -- touching.
Different -- as Mitt Romney you have heads out to what about.
Will the birthers stuff is pretty much been discredited in terms of the actual facts -- with -- -- certified the president experts say it all hope we were through it.
Months ago -- we thought we wouldn't have to talk about it again however with.
You know governor Romney basically avoiding that saying he doesn't believe in it but allowing his association with Donald Trump to continue -- -- allow him to kind of get them.
This fringe part of the base of fired up and without have him personally having to jump into the -- -- little -- on that issue which -- obviously wants to avoid.
Exactly exactly I mean that is you know -- couldn't -- Israel -- Yeah well.
-- the question is whether the Obama campaign is if -- did put out an ad yesterday aware that.
The web video.
Saying that like McCain and Romney should.
Speak out against.
-- right and that's just not gonna happen just from what which -- so floor.
I think you know you look on the flip side and we -- -- this yesterday it is.
-- -- -- -- President Obama took didn't turn back the billion -- -- build all our troop two super pac despite all of the things that comedian Bill Maher said.
That were -- extreme left.
The campaign is already gotten ugly obviously these things always these always do but it's get.
Especially negative this time or rather to think and and and the president even feels the need and is -- much different.
Barack Obama in terms of the tone of his campaign that it was -- when his running for president and I wonder how about play for him you know over the longer term as we get through the summer.
Yeah -- -- dangerous prospect the fact that we're at the end -- -- And it is.
You know the president swinging it has artist pants you know you know that you run the restaurant.
Turning some independent -- -- that you -- -- base.
But the question is is based big enough to carry you over.
Perhaps an independent they get turned off -- that patents campaign.
-- -- is there any internal debate that you know of inside the president's camp about how to conduct this campaign and to go out there and say hey this is what -- accomplish -- know.
Osama bin Laden has been killed in General Motors has been revived the hold the Joseph Biden -- the vice president by -- he's used a few times vs -- attack attack attack.
Bain Capital and everything else anti Romney.
They I think -- expert but largely.
Focused on that prompt you know the more of their campaign should be about.
You know this and I get -- I'm not perfect but.
But I'm not -- You know.
And that it is to the -- incidents Cuba -- The more it is about -- You know specific three years economics.
-- it does not bode well.
And one -- right now yeah -- -- -- Romney it is his personality.
You know from having covered this is personality cannot lend itself to being a a candidate is going to be on the attack and and is going to be very at a negative campaign or does he need somebody did do that for him and left factor into his vice presidential choice yet.
-- question I think you need somebody to do it for him because he is a guy who dispersant assaults to.
It is economic talking points that the reason that he thinks he can turn the economy rent and mortgage -- of that.
That campaign believes that it so maybe it won't be senator Portman after all that.
-- they're gonna there to negotiate probably but I agree exceeded.
-- They're going to look for somebody who can deliver a punch whether Robb report to do that -- -- -- always good to talk to you.
You can check your Twitter feed I was I was yelling at you for not having called in yet but you -- you don't want -- -- disconnect -- that's -- so it is this.
Well it's okay thank you very much -- -- repair and.
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