John H. Sununu http://nhpr.org en Former Governor Sununu says Obama Needs to "Learn How to Be an American" http://nhpr.org/post/former-governor-sununu-says-obama-needs-learn-how-be-american <P>Former New Hampshire Governor and current Mitt Romney surrogate John Sununu made national headlines, and began trending on Twitter, Tuesday when he made some controversial comments about President Obama.</P> <P>Sununu’s comments came during a conference call with reporters.</P> <P><EM>“The men and women all over America who have worked hard to build these businesses, their businesses from the ground up, is how our economy became the envy of the world. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:32:50 +0000 Ryan Lessard 8970 at http://nhpr.org Romney Sics Sununu on Gingrich http://nhpr.org/post/romney-sics-sununu-gingrich <p>Mitt Romney&rsquo;s presidential campaign is starting to criticize Newt Gingrich -- and turning to former Governor John Sununu to lead the attacks. NHPR&rsquo;s Josh Rogers reports.</p><p>Governor Sununu is practiced at delivering political put-downs. His flashed a sharp-tongue at the state house and relished the role of enforcer as President George H.W. Bush&rsquo;s chief of staff. In a Romney campaign call with reporters, Sununu took aim at Newt Gingrich&rsquo;s comment, since recanted, that Paul Ryan&rsquo;s budget plan amounted to &ldquo;right-wing social engineering.&rdquo;</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:01:47 +0000 Josh Rogers 808 at http://nhpr.org Huntsman Put Out by Sununu Picking Romney http://nhpr.org/post/huntsman-put-out-sununu-picking-romney <p>Following former Governor John Sununu&#39;s endorsement of Mitt Romney, the Huntsman campaign released a public letter to Sununu. &nbsp;The letter begins with:</p><p>&quot;Over the course of this campaign you have made it abundantly clear that you would endorse a conservative governor &ndash; a laudable criterion.</p><p>However, I am surprised that you believe Mitt Romney meets that threshold.&quot;</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 21:34:56 +0000 Jon Greenberg 102 at http://nhpr.org Romney Files For Primary, Snags Sununu Endorsement http://nhpr.org/post/romney-files-primary-snags-sununu-endorsement <div class="transcript"><p>Romney says he expects primary to intensify but says focus should be on President Obama.&nbsp;NHPR&#39;s Josh Rogers reports.</p></div><p>Mitt Romney was flanked by top local supporters as he signed the paperwork necessary to compete in NH.</p><p>&quot;I am happy to put my name on this paper, hoping that this time it will take, and I&rsquo;ll be able to become the nominee of our party and hopefully the next president of the United States.&quot;</p><p>&quot;Go Mitt Go.&quot;</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:29:00 +0000 Josh Rogers 99 at http://nhpr.org Romney Files For Primary, Snags Sununu Endorsement