Romney: ‘Electability’ Should be a Factor in 2016 for GOP (Video)

Mitt Romney doesn’t think much of Sen. Ted Cruz’s chances if he decides to run for president in 2016.
The Associated Press says Romney’s list of people who could challenge for the GOP nomination does not include the Texas senator.

Romney made the comments on Meet the Press when asked about “electability” and how that will play out in 2016.

Who does the 2012 GOP nominee put on his list of “very capable people?”

His ex-running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

But Romney says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “stands out as one of the very strongest lights.”

Romney was asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” whether Texas Sen. Cruz is a “potential light.”

Romney said he’s not going to disqualify anybody. But he made clear that he had given the names of those he thought were “the most effective in becoming elected.”

Here’s the video:

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