Advisers: Romney Will Create 12M Jobs

    BASALT, CO - AUGUST 02:  Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event with Republican Governors at Basalt Public High School on August 2, 2012 in Basalt, Colorado. One day after returning from a six-day overseas trip to England, Israel and Poland, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Colorado before heading to Nevada.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

    Looks like somebody is trying to get out ahead of Friday’s jobs report. Mitt Romney’s economic advisers said Thursday that the presidential candidate’s economic policies would add 12 million jobs in four years if he’s elected president. Lowering tax rates and cutting government spending, they argue, would pave the way for increased economic expansion. For the prediction to come true, the economy would have to add 250,000 jobs a month every month Romney’s in office, a monumental task given how anemic the job market has been over the past few years.

    Read it at CNN