The battleground lines are drawn. AT 11:30 EST today, the President called Mitt Romney to congratuale him on securing the Republican nomination for President of the United States. He recieved more than 100 delegates from the Texas primary. An Obama for America spokesperson said in a statement:
"President Obama said that he looked forward to an important and healthy debate about America's future, and wished Governor Romney and his family well throughout the upcoming campaign."
Mitt thanked the President and wished he and his family well, a Romney aide said adding the call was "brief and cordial."