Carter's grandson says 'was nice to hit back' after releasing Romney's '47 pc gaffe' video

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 06:30 hrs

James Carter IV, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and the man who was involved in the public release of the video tape of Mitt Romney making his infamous comments about '47 percent' of Americans, has weighed in on the impact of the footage.

During an interview with HuffPost Live, he said that he has been hearing all his life people making fun of his grandfather, or saying that he was a bad president, or things like that.

He added that 'it is nice to be able to hit back', with the video, the Huffington Post reports.

The former president had revealed on CNN that President Barack Obama personally thanked his grandson for his role in the release of the video of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

During his HuffPost Live appearance, Carter IV revealed it was his brother who told Obama he'd found the video, the report added. (ANI)

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