Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' would have given order to kill bin Laden

"Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order," Romney said Monday before a New Hampshire campaign event, according to multiple media reports.

Last week, the Obama campaign released a video marking the first anniversary of the mission into Pakistan that killed the al Qaeda leader. In the video, former President Clinton heralds Obama's decision-making, and the ad suggests Romney might not have made the same decision.

On Sunday, former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs told Fox News he didn't "think it's clear that [Romney] would" have ordered the mission.

"Osama bin Laden no longer walks on this planet today because of that brave decision and the brave actions by the men and women in our military — and quite frankly Mitt Romney said it was a foolish thing to do a few years ago," Gibbs said. "Maybe the comments he made a few years ago he admits are wrong, or he's flip-flopped on yet another issue."

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