Texas GOP Pursuing Presidential Debate
POSTED: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 8:29pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 8:44pm
by Jay Root
The Republican Party of Texas is making plans to host a presidential debate in Texas before the May 29 primaries.
Party Chairman Steve Munisteri announced Friday that all the major candidates except Mitt Romney have accepted the invitation. Munisteri said Romney, the frontrunner, has not yet ruled out an appearance.
But Romney spokesman Ryan Williams told the Tribune late Friday that the former Massachusetts governor is looking ahead toward the general election.
“The only debates our campaign is focused on are with President Obama in the fall," Williams said...