Obama, Romney Will Have Private Lunch Tomorrow
It'll be their first face-to-face meeting since the election
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Nov 28, 2012 9:31 AM CST
Updated Nov 28, 2012 12:13 PM CST
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama talk after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, Oct. 3, 2012.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

(Newser) – President Obama will sit down with Mitt Romney tomorrow at a private lunch meeting at the White House, spokesman Jay Carney announced today. "It will be the first opportunity they have had to visit since the election," Carney said, according to Politico. The meeting will take place in the White House's private dining room, and no media will be allowed to cover it, the AP reports.

Romney is also supposed to huddle with Paul Ryan, tweets Philip Rucker of the Washington Post. The former governor has conspicuously avoided politics and the media since his defeat. A source tells the AP he intends to join his son Tagg's venture capital firm, though a senior adviser tells the Washington Post that he's only renting an office there, rather than actually working for the company. But the White House meeting may fuel pundit speculation that Romney would make a bold, if unlikely, Cabinet choice.

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bewilderbeast
Nov 30, 2012 6:53 AM CST
Magic underpants in the White House. One step closer, Utah! We'll get a Mormon Ayatollah yet!
FreeThemAll
Nov 29, 2012 1:15 PM CST
He might as well appoint him to his cabinet. He's seems to have more than half way conceeded to his (Romney's) agenda already.
reallybig
Nov 29, 2012 9:04 AM CST
THE TRUTH? --- Romney had a JOBS and economic plan, and Obama still doesn't have one, and that's why Obama invited Romney for lunch at the White House, to find out Romney's JOBS and economic plan. --- Obama promised he had a JOBS and economic plans in 2007, but NOBODY has seen or heard of them since Obama became President. --- Obama is a dumb-ass, with a Team of morons, idiots, and imbeciles, and they ALL don't know their asses from a hole in the ground. --- Just maybe Romney can show Obama the difference between his ass, and a hole in the ground. ------- REALLY