(Photo of Romney, Ron Paul and Pawlenty: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)Tim Pawlenty is back on the attack against Mitt Romney, suggesting the health care plan he passed in Massachusetts makes him a weak candidate against President Obama.
"I don't think you can prosecute the political case against President Obama if you are a co-conspirator on one of the main charges against the president on a political level," Pawlenty said in an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity.
The former Minnestoa governor's comments come after he backed off a harsh critique of Romney's health care plan during a 2012 presidential debate Monday night.
Last Sunday, Pawlenty coined the term "Obamneycare" in an attempt to connect the bill Romney passed in Massachusetts to Obama's legislation. It was the first time he'd openly criticized Romney on the issue, but on Monday, he refused to repeat the charge--prompting days of criticism.Read More »from Pawlenty renews health care attack against Romney