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  • Romney Contests Trump’s Ukraine Election-Meddling Narrative: ‘I Saw No Evidence’

    12/04/2019 4:40:03 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 56 replies
    National Review ^ | December 3, 2019 | Tobias Hoonhout
    Senator Mitt Romney of Utah broke with his Republican colleagues on Tuesday, telling reporters that, based on testimony from American officials, he does not believe there is evidence of Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election. Romney’s comments come after U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale, the No. 3 State Department official, told a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing that he was not aware of any Ukraine meddling in the 2016 election. “I saw no evidence from our intelligence community nor from our representatives today from the Department of State that there is any evidence of any...
  • Romney calls lunch with Trump 'delightful': There didn’t appear to be any signs of lingering tension

    11/23/2019 6:31:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/23/2019 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said lunch with President Trump was “delightful” despite a history of clashing with the president that stretches back to the 2016 presidential primary. Romney and Trump shook hands at the White House lunch Thursday, and Romney said there didn’t appear to be any signs of lingering tension between the two of them, even though Trump slammed the senator last month as a “pompous ass.” Romney, for his part, blasted Trump last month for calling on China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden as "wrong and appalling.” But the two antagonists were on their...
  • Which Republicans in the Senate will Vote to Remove Trump from Office?

    11/23/2019 6:34:06 AM PST · by EQAndyBuzz · 104 replies
    Self | 11/23/2019 | EQAndyBuzz
    President Trump welcomes a Senate trial. Is this a good idea? Let's take a look at the current Republicans in the Senate and see which ones would vote to remove the President from office.
  • Michael Savage Warns Trump on Impeachment: Senate Republicans Cannot Be Trusted

    11/11/2019 1:18:18 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Nov 2019 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    Not only is the Trump presidency at a critical juncture, but so is the United States. The House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, led by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), is set to go public with testimonies from key witnesses from the administration this week. While House Republicans, and for the most part, their colleagues in the Senate, have stood united against efforts to impeach President Trump, Savage cautions the upper chamber’s GOP members could ultimately join their Democrat counterparts in voting to remove the president. “They’ll go whichever way the wind blows,” Savage predicts, pointing to how Republican Senators...
  • Romney joins bipartisan Senate climate change solutions group

    11/06/2019 4:57:19 PM PST · by fproy2222 · 36 replies
    Desert News ^ | Nov 6, 2019 | Dennis Romboy
    Mitt Romney joins bipartisan Senate climate change solutions group FILE - Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks at the Sutherland Institute in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks at the Sutherland Institute in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mitt Romney has joined a bipartisan Senate group that aims to find answers to climate change. The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, led by Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., consists of an equal number or Republicans and Democrats. Romney said it would serve as a starting...
  • Romney: Whistleblowers ‘Should Be Allowed to Remain Confidential’

    11/06/2019 6:11:49 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 108 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/05/2019 | Ian Hanchett
    While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) reacted to calls to reveal the whistleblower’s identity by stating that whistleblowers, especially those speaking about government action, “should be allowed to remain confidential.” Romney said, “My own view is that whistleblowers, particularly those that are blowing whistles on action within the government, should be allowed to remain confidential.”
  • McConnell: If Trump impeachment trial were held today, 'it would not lead to a removal'

    11/05/2019 2:59:29 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 5,2019 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on Tuesday that it is unlikely that President Trump would be convicted and removed from office is he were to face a Senate impeachment trial today. It takes two-thirds of the Senate to convict a president and remove him from office. That means at least 20 Republicans would have to vote to convict Trump if he is impeached by the Democrat-controlled House. McConnell also questioned whether the six Democratic senators currently running for president in 2020 would want to take time off from campaigning to attend what could be a lengthy trial in...
  • Collins, Murkowski Won’t Co-Sponsor Graham’s Resolution Criticizing House’s Impeachment Process

    10/29/2019 9:19:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/29/2019 | AllahPundit
    As of Friday afternoon, 50 of the Senate’s 53 Republicans had signed on to co-sponsor it. The three holdouts were exactly whom you’d expect: Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and Mitt Romney. But their delay in joining the effort didn’t necessarily mean they’d ultimately refuse. Recall that the three retiring GOP members of the caucus, Lamar Alexander, Mike Enzi, and Johnny Isakson, also took longer than the rest to declare their support for the resolution. But in the end, all three did.Not Collins and Murkowski, though. They’re now on record: Count them out. Presumably the same goes for Mitt. Granted,...
  • Here's the price Mitt Romney is paying for standing against Trump

    10/28/2019 12:52:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 27, 2019 | Adam Edelman and Jonathan Allen
    SALT LAKE CITY — One man is an island: Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah. The 72-year-old former Republican presidential nominee has isolated himself from Republicans in the Senate, in his home state and across the country by occasionally — but strongly — criticizing President Donald Trump, including the president's efforts to enlist the aid of foreign governments to probe a leading political opponent. "By all appearances, the President's brazen and unprecedented appeal to China and to Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden is wrong and appalling," Romney tweeted earlier this month. In recent weeks, the senator's acts of rebellion against the...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Pierre Delecto

    10/27/2019 9:26:37 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 3 replies
    Self-Published | 10/27/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Pierre Delecto. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Pierre Delecto is a fiction of some carpetbagger's imagination by way of Massachusetts, La Jolla, and Salt Lake City. Flirtations of arrogance coupled with light-hearted renditions of cuck RINO-plasty has tens of dweebs laughing their bodacious guts out. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter...
  • Donald Trump’s gift to Mitt Romney: Relevance

    10/27/2019 6:58:27 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 48 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | October 26, 2019 | Mark Leibovich
    “I don’t feel that there’s a need to be careful at this stage of my life,” said Sen. Mitt Romney, who seems intent on proving as much these days. Romney, the freshman Republican from Utah — as opposed to the former governor of Massachusetts who ran twice for president — has discovered that hyper self-restraint might be overrated. Credit to Donald Trump for this lesson, a rare instance of something Romney might emulate about a president he otherwise has little use for. “I would have been far less disciplined when I was running,” Romney said, meaning for president, in 2008...
  • Romney-Gabbard, Make America Decent Again

    10/26/2019 4:10:40 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 119 replies
    Newsday ^ | October 25, 2019 | Antony Davies
    Senate Republicans could convict, or threaten to convict, thereby pressuring Trump to resign. They could even work out a deal by which they acquit in exchange for Trump not seeking a second term. Each of these options would leave the Republicans in need of a compromise candidate with very little time left on the clock. Republicans would need someone who understood the requirements of a national campaign, someone with widespread (and largely positive) name recognition, and someone on the record opposing both Trump and Trumpism. Senator Mitt Romney is all of those things. Running Romney would immediately alienate the Trump...
  • Romney, Collins, Murkowski only Senate GOP holdouts on Graham's impeachment resolution

    10/25/2019 3:15:47 PM PDT · by grayboots · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/2019 | JORDAIN CARNEY
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Friday that all but three GOP senators had signed onto his resolution condemning the House impeachment inquiry. GOP Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Utah) have not yet signed onto the resolution, according to an updated list of co-sponsors shared by Graham the day after he introduced the measure. A spokesperson for Collins didn't immediately respond to a request for comment about whether or not she would back the resolution, which formally opposes the impeachment inquiry and urges House Democrats to hold an official vote on it. A spokeswoman for...
  • Graham: 46 U.S. Senators Now Willing To Condemn House Impeachment Inquiry As Unfair; Update: Now 50

    10/25/2019 12:21:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/25/2019 | John Sexton
    The number of co-sponsors of Graham’s impeachment resolution as of 6 p.m. ET last night was 44, meaning that nine Senate Republicans were still holding out. But two of those holdouts, Rob Portman and Dan Sullivan, made no sense. They’re each from red states. They’d have nothing to gain and everything to lose by crossing Trump on impeachment matters (especially Sullivan, who’s up for reelection next fall). Sure enough, Graham himself reported soon after on his Twitter feed that both senators had joined his cause. That left just seven holdouts — but all seven *could* potentially be hard for...
  • 9 GOP Senators Refuse to Condemn House Impeachment

    10/25/2019 2:13:00 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 230 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2019
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is spearheading the resolution, which is backed by 44 GOP senators including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). Graham, during a press conference with reporters, lashed out the House impeachment inquiry calling it a "secret proceeding" and a "rogue action" that "denies due process." "The process in the House today I think is a danger to the future of the presidency," Graham told reporters. He argued that under the current procedure Trump was "pretty much shut out," adding "God help future presidents." The GOP senators not cosponsoring the resolution as of Thursday afternoon,...
  • Utah voters turn against Mitt Romney (and Mike Lee, too)

    10/24/2019 7:19:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/24/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Voters in one of the reddest states are unhappy with their two United States senators, for completely different reasons. Utahpolicy.com has asked, “Do you approve of the way xxx is handling his job?” about both Republican senators and found that both men are underwater. Here are the results for both expressed graphically: The patterns of dissatisfaction are completely different for the two men. - 50 percent of women like the job Romney is doing, but only 43 percent of men do. -- Lee is not a hit with women, only 36 percent approve of the job he’s doing, not...
  • GOP senators frustrated with Romney jabs at Trump

    10/24/2019 5:29:50 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2019 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Mitt Romney’s (R-Utah) public battles with President Trump are taking a toll on his relationship with fellow GOP senators, with many resenting the implication that they’re afraid of standing up to the president. Romney has replaced retired Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) as the go-to senator for voicing dissension within the Senate GOP ranks when Trump finds himself in hot water. That distinction has made Romney one of the most high-profile freshman Republican senators in recent years, but it has also fueled grumbling among his colleagues. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), one of Trump’s biggest defenders, told...
  • Sacré Bleu! Trump-Basher Pierre Delecto’s Approval Rating is Now Underwater in Utah

    10/22/2019 8:38:23 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 72 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | October 22, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    More bad news for Pierre Delecto. After weeks and weeks and weeks of attacking Republican President Donald Trump Mitt Romney’s approval rating in his adopted state of Utah is underwater. Only 46% of Utah voters approve of Mitt Romney. 51% disapprove.
  • Mark Levin gives Mitt Romney a smackdown

    10/22/2019 2:39:41 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    CR ^ | October 22, 2019 | Chris Pandolfo ·
    Monday on the radio, LevinTV host Mark Levin had enough with the recent liberal media puff pieces on Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and said there is “nothing heroic” about Romney opposing President Donald Trump. “Mitt Romney is now working with the media and the Left and the NeverTrumpers to try and dislodge Trump. That’s what he’s doing; there’s nothing heroic about it, nothing heroic at all,” Levin said. “Because if Mitt Romney is successful, ultimately, one of those Democrats running for president will be the president of the United States, and our country will be changed forever.” “Mitt Romney is...
  • VIDEO: The Insane Jealousy of Pierre Delecto

    10/22/2019 10:03:11 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 22, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO The sacred lips of Mitt Romney who exists on a much higher moral plane than the rest of we mere mortals would never touch liquor. However, his insanely jealous alter ego, Pierre Delecto, would if it was necessary in order to remove President Donald Trump from office. In this video we hear about such plans from Pierre Delecto.