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  • Mitt Romney Ramps up Defense of Mass-Mail Voting

    08/15/2020 12:03:49 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 14 2020 | BREITBART NEWS
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that politicians attacking the vote by mail system are threatening global democracy but stopped short of criticizing President Donald Trump, who has been openly against an expected surge of mail-in ballots. The United States must stand as an example to more fragile democratic nations to show that elections can be held in a free and fair manner, Romney said. He urged the federal government to make every effort to ensure that people are able to vote in the general election this November. “That’s more important even than the outcome of...
  • 'Slap in the face': Romney blasts troop withdrawal from Germany

    07/29/2020 11:13:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 29, 2020 | Zachary Halaschak
    Sen. Mitt Romney called President Trump’s plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Germany a “grave error.” The Utah Republican unleashed a scathing complaint after Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Wednesday that the Pentagon would start the process of pulling some 11,900 troops out of the country “within weeks.”
  • As Some Republicans Break With Trump Over Protests, Mitt Romney Posts Photo of Father Participating in a Civil Rights March

    06/06/2020 4:10:19 PM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    Newsweak ^ | June 6, 2020 | Benjamin Fearnow
    Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney continued offering his support for the George Floyd-inspired protests against racism and police brutality Saturday, highlighting his father's own backing of 1960s U.S. civil rights campaigns. ... "No Americans should fear enmity and harm from those sworn to protect us. The death of George Floyd must not be in vain: Our shock and outrage must grow into collective determination to extinguish forever such racist abuse."
  • Mitt Romney 'formally not invited' to CPAC after impeachment vote on witnesses

    01/31/2020 5:46:04 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 233 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 31, 2020 08:11 PM | Anthony Leonardi
    The chairman of CPAC announced that Utah Sen. Mitt Romney is "formally not invited" to the conservative group's annual conference this year. Matt Schlapp, the head of the American Conservative Union, said Romney is not allowed at the event after the Utah Republican voted in favor of summoning witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Romney was one of two Republicans who joined 47 Democrats in supporting the motion, which failed to pass on Friday. "BREAKING: The 'extreme conservative' and Junior Senator from the great state of Utah, @SenatorRomney is formally NOT invited to #CPAC2020," Schlapp wrote in...
  • Romney: I Want to Hear from Bolton, ‘Open’ to Other Witnesses

    01/13/2020 6:43:06 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 13,2020 | IAN HANCHETT
    While speaking to reporters on Monday, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) said that he is keeping an open mind on which witnesses he wants to hear from in the Senate impeachment trial, and wants to hear from former National Security Adviser John Bolton. Romney said, “I support the Clinton impeachment model, which is a vote on witnesses later. But as to which witnesses I’d want to hear from, and so forth, that’s something which I’m open to until after the opening arguments.” He added that Bolton is “someone who I would like to hear from, and presumably, I’d get the chance...
  • Mitt Romney Cozies Up to Pelosi on Impeachment

    10/05/2019 2:19:05 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 45 replies
    Rush.com ^ | Sept 25,2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    I want to tell you, Matthew, that yesterday and today Senator Mitt Romney, Republican, Utah, had phone calls or meetings, whatever, with Pelosi and assured her there was Republican support to remove Trump. Romney is a Never Trumper, and, if he can, he will get rid of Trump. I don’t think that means that Romney has enough Republicans to actually convict. Romney is just staking a claim to a political position. Romney thinks it’s in his best political interests for everybody to think he hates Trump. That’s how he thinks he’s going to politically benefit, whatever his next ambitions are....
  • Romney: Trump asking Ukraine to investigate political rival 'would be troubling in the extreme'

    09/22/2019 12:46:11 PM PDT · by rintintin · 139 replies
    The Hill ^ | Sep 22 2019 | The Hill
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said on Sunday it would be “troubling in the extreme” if President Trump urged Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. “If the President asked or pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate his political rival, either directly or through his personal attorney, it would be troubling in the extreme. Critical for the facts to come out,” Romney tweeted.
  • The president’s comments were destructive, demeaning, and disunifying....

    07/16/2019 2:05:24 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 112 replies
    The president’s comments were destructive, demeaning, and disunifying. The President of the United States has a unique and noble calling to unite the American people – of all different races, colors, and national origins. In that respect, the president failed badly.
  • OPINION: New Year, New Congress, Same Old Romney

    01/13/2019 4:07:32 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 10, 2019 | Noah Wall
    Ronald Reagan’s “Eleventh Commandment” reads, “Thou shalt not speak ill of another Republican.” The former president’s sage advice went ignored once again last week by the freshman Utah Senator Mitt Romney when he published his anti-Trump oped in The Washington Post. Romney didn’t have a problem accepting Donald Trump’s endorsement for Senate to get the job in the first place, but hey, that’s politics, right? Like most positions Mitt Romney takes, I guess he was against Trump before he was okay with Trump before he was against him again. Romney lamented in his article that the president hasn’t changed his...
  • President Trump Isn't the Enemy, Mr. Romney

    01/04/2019 6:29:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 4, 2019 | David Limbaugh
    Two days before he was sworn in as Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mitt Romney published an op-ed in The Washington Post, publicly broadcasting, once again, his disapproval of President Donald Trump. Disappointing, but not surprising. Something seems to compel those in the never-Trump crowd not only to perpetually obsess over Trump but also to constantly remind us of their profound distaste for him -- lest it escape our top-of-mind awareness. A few things popped out at me when I read Romney's piece -- apart from his flagrant hypocrisy in reigniting his public relations campaign against Trump after abandoning it when...
  • Defend Mitt Romney

    01/03/2019 5:46:28 AM PST · by areukiddingme1 · 39 replies
    (Vanity) | 3 January 2019 | areukiddingme1
    Okay, was I shocked that Mitt Romney came out with his January 1st OPED in the Washington Post bashing the President? No…I just thought it would have been a few weeks before he went all Jeff Flake 2.0 against the President. Geez Mitt, we don’t need any more surrender monkeys! So Mitt, how do you want us to remember you, Mitt “Benedict Arnold” Romney or Mitt “Neville Chamberlain” Romney…Because right now, most real Americans that watched you run and fail for president don’t see this as your brightest moment, they see this as your bitter sour grapes moment, face...
  • Romney says he won't challenge Trump in 2020 but doesn't endorse him

    01/02/2019 2:21:31 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/02/19 | Brett Samuels
    Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said Wednesday that he hasn't decided whether to endorse President Trump in the 2020 election, but ruled out mounting a primary challenge himself. "I haven’t decided who I’m going to endorse in 2020. I’m going to see what the alternatives are," Romney said in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. "I think it’s early to make that decision, and I want to see what the alternatives are," he continued. "I pointed out there are places [Trump and I] agree on a whole series of policy fronts, but there are places that I think the president can,...
  • Romney assails Trump in New Year's op-ed: 'The president has not risen to the mantle of the office'

    01/01/2019 5:43:05 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 269 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 1, 2019 | Victor Morton
    Days before he officially becomes a U.S. senator, Mitt Romney took to the Washington Post to fire a shot across President Trump’s bow, saying Mr. Trump had made a “deep descent” in December and is hurting the national character. In an op-ed column published online Tuesday evening, Mr. Romney, now a Republican senator-elect for Utah, came down hardest on recent moves in foreign policy and Cabinet positions related to that. “After he became the nominee, I hoped his campaign would refrain from resentment and name-calling. It did not. When he won the election, I hoped he would rise to the...
  • Romney signals anti-warming push

    11/17/2018 4:31:50 PM PST · by House Atreides · 107 replies
    Ev&bE News ^ | Hannah Northey and Geof Koss
    Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney signaled he may focus on climate change when he's sworn in in January. In a brief interview with E&E News yesterday, the former Republican presidential nominee said he sees climate change as a "critical area." ....snip Last year, Romney told college students in St. Louis that he was "concerned about the anti-scientific attitude" expressed by some of his Republican colleagues and that he was convinced humanity has played a part in global warming (Climatewire, Oct. 3). "I happen to believe that there is climate change, and I think humans contribute to it in a substantial way,...
  • Mitt Romney finally headed to D.C. with Utah Senate victory

    11/07/2018 7:04:42 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 58 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 7, 2018 | Jan Crawford
    Mitt Romney is finally heading to Washington. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee won a seat in the Senate for his adopted home state of Utah in Tuesday's election. "I will be only one of a hundred United States senators, but I believe that one person doing the right thing at the right time can have a lasting impact," Romney said on Election Night. For Romney, it was the right time. In 2012, he waged a hard-fought presidential campaign, complete with an endorsement from then-businessman Donald Trump. After losing to President Barack Obama, Romney stepped out of the public eye. Four...
  • Romney dodges questions on past Trump attacks during Utah Senate debate

    10/10/2018 2:02:52 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 October 2018 | Gregg Re
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a heavy favorite in the race to replace retiring Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, ducked questions about his previous attacks on President Trump during a debate on Tuesday night. Romney called Trump a "phony, a fraud" during the 2016 presidential campaign, and said he was playing the American people for "suckers." He also said that candidate Trump's "promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University" -- prompting Trump to hit back and call Romney, who lost his bid to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012, a disloyal "choke artist." But on Tuesday, when...
  • Mitt Romney announces bid for U.S. Senate in Utah

    02/16/2018 6:28:45 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 110 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 16, 2018 | Adam Edelman
    Mitt Romney, the GOP’s presidential candidate in 2012 and a former governor of Massachusetts, announced Friday that he would run for U.S. Senate in Utah. “I have decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah’s values and Utah’s lessons to Washington,” Romney said in a video announcing his bid. “Given all that America faces, we feel that this is the right time for me to serve our state and our country,” he said. Romney pointed to Utah's balanced budget and trade surplus as examples of the state's strengths, comparing them with Washington's debt...
  • Mitt Romney will run to replace Orrin Hatch in the DC swamp (Arlen McRomney!)

    02/15/2018 2:28:36 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 56 replies
    noqreport.com ^ | 2/15/18 | David Leach
    In an announcement as obvious as hearing that the sun rose in the east this morning, Mitt Romney let America know that he’s running for the US Senate seat being vacated by a man who attended the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Okay, not really, but he is a poster child for term limits after “serving” in Washington longer than any Republican in history. Mitt’s decision to run has been a given since Hatch announced his retirement last month, which followed months of talk between the two about how to conduct Operation Switcheroo in a way where it wouldn’t...
  • Mitt Romney to announce Senate run Thursday on social media

    02/14/2018 6:49:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 107 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 14, 2018 | David M. Drucker
    Mitt Romney will launch his Utah Senate campaign Thursday morning with a low key announcement on social media, and will make his first public appearance a day later near Salt Lake City with a keynote address to a gathering of grassroots Republicans.
  • [Flashback] Mitt Romney: I like Mandates

    Donald Trump is president. Mitt Romney isn't. And the individual mandate is now toast! Gloria in excelsis Deo!