Mitt Romney gave his first post-election interview and expressed his anguish over losing the presidency.
"It kills me not to be there, not to be in the White House doing what needs to be done," he told Fox News Sunday. "The president brings people together, does the deals, does the trades, knocks the heads together; the president leads." Lamenting that Obama is doing none of that, Romney added, "you know, Nero is fiddling."
Ann added that "if Mitt were there in the office...we would not be facing sequestration right now."
Up until the polls closed on Election day, and Romney saw Florida exit polls, he said that "we were convinced that we would win."
Romney also spoke regretfully about the 47% statement: "It was a very unfortunate statement," he said. "It's not what I meant. I didn't express myself as I wished I would have. You know, when you speak in private, uh, you don't spend as much time thinking about how something could be twisted and distorted."
Romney says he won't be taking a third shot at the White House. Meanwhile his wife Ann is also steering out of the limelight: she turned down a request to join Dancing With Stars.
Via Fox News Sunday.