WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is criticizing the Obama administration in the wake of attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya.

The assaults were linked to a video protesters say attacks Islam’s prophet Muhammad.

In a statement Tuesday night, Romney says he’s outraged by the attacks. But he calls it “disgraceful” that the Obama administration’s first reaction wasn’t to condemn the Tuesday attacks but, in Romney’s words, “to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.”

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