Mitt Romney Said 9/11 Gave The 2002 Olympics Deeper Meaning

In this clip from 2002, then Salt Lake games head Mitt Romney discusses the effects of 9/11 on the winter Olympics. “We also recognized that the Games had more profound meaning. That now the Games affirmed civilizations. Affirmed humanity, if you will. And stood for everything that was the opposite of the September 11th tragedy.”

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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