The video, taken secretly at a fundraising event for the
former private-equity executive, was the latest setback for his
campaign, which is struggling with low poll numbers and reports
Romney hastily called a news conference in Costa Mesa,
California, to respond to the video. He said his comments were
not well stated, but he did not back away from them.
The video was shot with a hidden camera as Romney spoke to
potential donors at a private event earlier this year. It was
posted online on Monday by the liberal magazine Mother Jones.