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CAMPAIGN 2012

Romney, Michael Bloomberg Meet

NYC mayor has criticized Obama, but also has said he probably won't endorse a candidate.

NEW YORK--Mitt Romney held a private meeting on Tuesday with Mayor Michael Bloomberg at Bloomberg’s foundation headquarters, sources said.

Bloomberg, who is an independent and who was the subject of speculation about his own possible presidential bid, would provide substantial credibility for Romney among independent voters. He has remained neutral in the 2012 race and reportedly has been highly critical of President Obama.

 

Bloomberg, a former Republican, also criticized the GOP presidential field this year for what he called its extreme positions, but he praised Romney for the health care plan he developed as Massachusetts governor. Nevertheless, Bloomberg said in November that he would "probably not" endorse a candidate because he has to "work with whoever wins."

Later on Tuesday, Romney campaigned with Rudy Giuliani, Bloomberg's predecessor as New York's mayor. The two men stopped at a Greenwich Village pizzeria to pick up six pies -- Romney paid the $136 tab, including a tip -- that they delivered to New York firefighters.

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