Did Romney alter his book's comments on health care?
By Becky Bowers
Published on Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 5:34 p.m.
Seems Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have each sold a few more books lately — to each other's campaigns.
Romney used Perry's comments about Social Security in Fed Up!, the Texas governor's screed against federal expansionism, to portray Perry as a foe of the popular retirement program. Then, at the Sept. 22, 2011, Fox News/Google debate in Orlando, Perry struck back by suggesting that Romney had altered the paperback edition of his book No Apology to downplay his support of the Massachusetts health care plan.
We checked Perry's claim and found he was exaggerating.
See Truth-O-Meter item.
Researchers: Becky Bowers
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