07/26/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Pours Praise On Romney Family

Marc Ambinder reports that McCain was effusive in his praise of the whole Romney family in Detroit today:

"[I]n case you've been missing it, Mitt has been doing such a great job lately on my behalf, I said only half in jest, he's doing a better job for me than he did for himself. And in case you missed it, as short a time ago as this morning, Mitt has been on the shows, not only defending, but standing up for the things that we believe in, are important to the future of the country. And I think you may know that Cindy and I and Mitt and Ann had the chance to spend some time together. And I knew Mitt, and I knew what an outstanding individual he is and what a wonderful family person, but I hadn't had the chance to get to know Ann, who we all know is battling a disease and she is a woman of courage and beauty and grace. Scott [Romney], I thank you for being here and I thank you for the entire Romney family."

The Huffington Post reported this week that while many Republicans think Romney would be an ideal VP choice, McCain's inner circle dislikes and distrusts him.

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