His middle name comes from his father’s cousin, who played quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1925 to 1929. That cousin’s name was “Milton’’ and his nickname was “Mitt’’ — a totally understandable preference for a football player or a presidential candidate. But what does the birth certificate belonging to the presidential candidate actually state?
Four years ago, I asked Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom to settle the matter.
“It’s Willard Mitt Romney on the birth certificate,’’ he replied, via e-mail.
Could I see it? I asked. “Sure. He was born in Detroit. City Hall should have it,’’ he e-mailed back.
Birth records are restricted in Michigan and only a person or parent named on the record, or a legal guardian or representative can request a copy.Full story is HERE.
The Right Speak investigation team got right on this story. We were told that a Mr. John Doe was behind this investigation and were told to meet him at his office. When we arrived, Mr. Doe was nowhere to be found:
We will keep you posted on this.