Mitt Romney Rejects Reports He Would Not Consider a Muslim in His Cabinet

November 28, 2007


Mitt Romney said Tuesday that reports claiming he does not think a Muslim would be needed in his Cabinet are inaccurate, and that he would consider applicants "of any faith and ethnic group" for positions in a Romney administration.

"The people who would be part of my Cabinet is something that I really haven’t given a lot of thought to at this point," Romney said, speaking to reporters at a campaign stop in St. Petersburg, Fla. "But I don’t have boxes I check off as to their ethnicity."