Beth Myers, his 2008 campaign manager; Spencer Zwick, who was his finance director; Matt Rhoades, who runs his Free and Strong America PAC; and Eric Fehrnstrom, his longtime spokesman.
Also speaking on the call were Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, as well as former Florida Republican Party Chairman Al Cardenas.Politico is reporting Romney as saying,
“People are exhausted from the 2010 election, and they’re not anxious to begin right away with the next campaign,”Romney also told supporters that his organization will be “smaller in scale than our last effort.”
Romney's rationale is that he was an unknown in 2008. This time, "January and February will come and go without an announcement".
He told his supporters that he can plan a leaner staff because he’s now a leading national Republican figure and needs a team that can hang on through a prolonged primary campaign amid a crowded GOP field.
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