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Romney: Obama responsible for 'apology' issued after embassy attack

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Photo - Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes comments on the killing of U.S. embassy officials in Benghazi, Libya, while speaking in Jacksonville, Fla.,  Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes comments on the killing of U.S. embassy officials in Benghazi, Libya, while speaking in Jacksonville, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Mitt Romney today again denounced the embassy attacks in Cairo and Libya, calling the apology sent out by the Cairo embassy a 'disgrace.'

"That reflects the mixed signals that they are sending to the world." Romney said, calling the apology a "terrible course" of action while the American embassy in Cairo was breached.

Romney noted that although President Obama tried to distance himself from the statement, his administration was responsible.

"The President takes responsibility not just for the words that come from his mouth, but the words that come from his ambassadors, from his administration, from his embassies, from his State Department," Romney stated. "They clearly sent mixed messages to the world, and the statement that came from the administration and the embassy is his administration."

The statement in question was issued by the U.S. embassy in Cairo in repsonse to the attack:

"The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions," the embassy said in a statement published online.

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