I only regret you’re repeating it day in and day out. When you give a speech you don’t go through a laundry list, you talk about the things that you think are important and I described in my speech, my commitment to a strong military unlike the president’s decision to cut our military. And I didn’t use the word troops, I used the word military. I think they refer to the same thing.
He was speaking to Fox News.
To be fair, you cannot judge the DNC and mentions of troops there as some of it was no doubt a reaction to Romney’s lack of mention. However, military and troops are different. Ask Eisenhower.