Romney, Obama campaigns concerned about Crowley’s role as moderator.
Romney and Obama shake hands at their debate in Denver on Oct. 3, 2012. (Getty)
The moderators of the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates have been under considerable scrutiny, perhaps more than in any other election cycle.
Now, according to Time magazine, the campaigns of both GOP challenger Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama have expressed concern over how CNN’sCandy Crowley, the moderator of Tuesday’s town hall debate in Hempstead, N.Y., is approaching her role. In an interview on the news network on Oct. 5, Crowley said she would not be afraid to ask follow-up questions if necessary.
“Once the table is kind of set by the town hall questioner, there is then time for me to say, ‘Hey, wait a second, what about X, Y, Z?'” Crowley said.
The campaigns sent a memo to the Commission on Presidential Debates claiming they were under the impression…
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