Gov. Romney graciously concedes victory to President Obama

With a “Believe in America” banner behind him, Gov. Mitt Romney offered a very gracious congratulations to President Obama on his re-election Tuesday to a second term.

Mitt Romney

“This is a great time for challenges for America and I want to wish President Obama the best,” said Romney.

Romney paid tribute to his wife Ann and to his running mate, Sen. Paul Ryan.

“The nation is at a critical point and must end political bickering and reach across the aisles,” Romney stated. The country must rely on honesty, charity, integrity and family, Romney added.

“I believe in America, I believe in the people of America. I ran for office because I am concerned for America.”

Romney admitted that he and Sen. Ryan left everything on the playing field. The nation chose another leader, Romey continued, “and Ann and I wish to pray for him and for America.”