Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Trump Mocks Romney For Marching In DC Protest

NBC News reports: Asked why it was important for him to be present at the protest, Romney, who was wearing a face covering, said: “We need a voice against racism. We need many voices against racism and against brutality.” “We need to stand up and say black lives matter,” added Romney, who was marching with a Christian group. President Donald …

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Sen. Mitt Romney Joins DC Anti-Racism March [VIDEO]

Utah’s Deseret News reports: Sen. Mitt Romney marched in a faith-based demonstration in Washington, D.C. on Sunday organized by local pastors to protest the death of George Floyd. “We need a voice against racism, we need many voices against racism and against brutality. And we need to stand up and say that black lives matter,” Romney told a reporter at …

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Romney Hails Mattis’s “Stunning And Powerful” Letter

Stand by for another tweetstorm over this: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Thursday praised former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who, on Wednesday, offered a blistering critique of President Trump as a divisive leader. “Gen. Mattis’s letter was stunning and powerful. Gen. Mattis is a man of extraordinary sacrifice. He’s an American patriot. He’s an individual whose judgment I respect, and …

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Romney Condemns Trump’s “Vile” Murder Accusations

The New York Daily News reports: Mitt Romney weighed in Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s insinuation that Joe Scarborough murdered a former aide – condemning the accusations ‘vile’ and ‘baseless.’ The public rebuke from the Utah senator and Republican Party’s 2012 nominee came on a morning when the president once again put forth unproven suggestions about the conspiracy theory, despite …

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Romney: US Testing Rate Is “Nothing To Celebrate”

USA Today reports: Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said U.S. testing for coronavirus is “nothing to celebrate” because the country “treaded water” during the early stages of the pandemic while other countries such as South Korea tested people aggressively to curb the outbreak. President Donald Trump said Monday the country prevailed in testing for the virus because it has conducted 9 …

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Trump Admits He Cut Romney Out Of Virus Task Force: “I’m Not His Fan And I Don’t Really Want His Advice”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday admitted he’s still holding a grudge against Mitt Romney, the only GOP senator to be left off a congressional task force on reopening the U.S. economy during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump was asked by a reporter at Sunday’s coronavirus briefing at the White House whether leaving Romney off the list meant the president …

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Romney Only GOP Senator Not On COVID Task Force

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) is the only Republican senator not on a congressional task force created by the White House to study reopening parts of the country shuttered by the coronavirus. A list released by the White House on Thursday afternoon of the “Opening Up America Again Congressional Group” included nearly 70 senators, including all 52 of …

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Trump Ridicules Mitt Romney Over Negative Virus Test

Fox News reports: President Trump taunted Mitt Romney on Wednesday after the Utah senator tested negative for coronavirus, ostensibly cheering the news before going on to slam his record as a presidential candidate and member of Congress. “This is really great news! I am so happy I can barely speak. He may have been a terrible presidential candidate and an …

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GOP Senators Wore Masks On Private Jet To Quarantine

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: When he learned that a fellow senator had tested positive for COVID-19, Sen. Mitt Romney left the Capitol and ordered up a charter flight home to Utah. Sen. Mike Lee hitched a ride. Romney sat next to Rand Paul at lunch Thursday and had an extended chat Friday; Lee and Paul are close friends in …

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Sen. Mitt Romney Proposes Virus Response Package: Grants To Small Businesses, $1000 For “Each American”

Sen. Mitt Romney has formalized a set of proposals that swept Twitter early this morning and posted them to his website.  U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today called for urgent action on additional coronavirus response measures aimed at providing economic relief for working Americans and families, easing the financial burden for students, and protecting both health workers and patients. Romney …

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Romney Caves, Will Back GOP Probe Into Burisma

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah plans to vote in favor of a subpoena as part of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s investigation into Burisma, a key decision that could advance the GOP investigation into the Ukrainian energy firm tied to Joe Biden’s son. Romney had raised concerns that the investigation had the appearance of …

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Charlie Kirk At CPAC: Always Boo Mitt Romney’s Name

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) today, where he praised the audience for booing when he mentioned the name of Sen. Mitt Romney, who was publicly “uninvited” to the event after he voted to call for witnesses during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. When Kirk …

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Trump Lobs Romney Insult At Utah’s Governor [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump continued his verbal barrage on Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday, telling Utah’s governor, “You keep him.” Trump, who’s repeatedly criticized his fellow Republican since Romney voted last week to convict the president for abuse of power at his Senate impeachment trial, still had the Utah senator on his mind when Gov. Gary Herbert tried …

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Schlapp: Romney Wouldn’t Be “Physically Safe” At CPAC

“We won’t credential him as a conservative. I suppose if he wants to come as a non-conservative and debate an issue with us, maybe in the future we would have him come.  This year, I’d actually be afraid for his physical safety, people are so mad at him. “The biggest problem we have with Mitt Romney is not that he’s …

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Kevin McCarthy Trashes “Ineffective” Romney After Trump Predicts McCarthy Will Be Next House Speaker

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Thursday took a shot at Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah — the lone Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump. “I don’t think Romney is effective in any shape or form,” McCarthy told a group of reporters outside the House chamber. But McCarthy dodged questions about whether Romney should be …

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UTAH: Republican State Rep Files Resolution To Censure Romney, Fears Retribution On State Interests By Trump

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: A rural Utah lawmaker is asking his colleagues to send a message of support to President Donald Trump by voting to censure Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. Rep. Phil Lyman, R-Blanding, on Thursday announced that he had filed a resolution to censure Romney, saying the senator’s judgment was questionable even if his motives were pure. “We’re …

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Trump Attacks Mitt Romney’s Faith At Prayer Breakfast: “I Don’t Like People” Who Use Religion To Oppose Me

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted “dishonest and corrupt” people Thursday morning at the National Prayer Breakfast, bashing his impeachment before the nonpartisan event with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just steps away. Entering the stage, Trump lifted up a copies of USA Today and The Washington Post with headlines reading “ACQUITTED” and “Trump Acquitted” splashed across the front pages, …

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Junior Posts Instagram Meme Calling Romney A “Pussy”

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump Jr. posted a picture on Instagram calling Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) a “pussy” after the former GOP presidential candidate announced that he would be voting to convict President Trump on one of two impeachment charges. The picture featured Romney wearing high-waisted jeans, and was captioned: “Mom Jeans, Because you’re a pussy.” Trump Jr., who …

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Utah Biggest Paper Hails Romney’s “Profile In Courage”

From the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune: He could have voted with the rest of the Republican members of the Senate of the United States to acquit the president of the United States on both of the articles of impeachment brought by the House of Representatives. He could have rationalized it — to himself, to his party, to …

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Senate Votes To Acquit, Romney Only GOP Guilty Vote

The New York Times reports: The Senate acquitted President Trump on Wednesday of charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress, as Republicans turned back an election-year attempt by House Democrats to remove him from office for pressuring a foreign power to incriminate his political rivals. The tally for conviction fell far below the 67-vote threshold necessary for removal …

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