February 28, 2015

RNC Delegate Sounding Board

Why I'm supporting Mitt Romney

Amy Keller | 8/29/2012
Jay Beyrouti
Jay Beyrouti
[Photo: Amy Keller]

Jay Beyrouti, 60, Redington Beach
Chairman, Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee

“Romney’s background is creating business, creating jobs. He’s an executive and he’s a businessman…Throughout his career, every time he touched something, it turned out to be successful. I’m a small businessman, self-made... I started unloading trucks at Sears, and I now have a $50 million real estate company... so I believe in individualism and I truly believe in the American entrepreneurship that will drive the economy and not the government.”

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