Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Romney’s Secret Twitter Account Is “Pierre Delecto”

The Atlantic reports: While the president spent a too-online Saturday earlier this month unloading on Twitter—launching #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY into the canon of viral Trump taunts—Romney enjoyed a quiet afternoon picking apples with his grandkids in Utah and refusing to take the bait. When I met him in his office a couple of weeks later, I asked if the Twitter insults bothered …

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Romney Suggests Trump Got Bullied By Turkey [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Mitt Romney delivered perhaps the most thorough Republican rebuke of President Trump’s Syria withdrawal Thursday, calling Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds there “a bloodstain on the annals of American history.” But while that line will get a lot of play, there’s something else Romney said that shouldn’t escape notice. He also floated a theory about …

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Trump: Dems Are Lucky They Don’t Have Mitt Romney

Reuters reports: US President Donald Trump on Sunday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. The Republican president, who launched a stream of invective at Democrats and the media this week as an impeachment …

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Trump Calls For Impeachment Of Sen. Mitt Romney

Yesterday Mitt Romney tweeted out relatively tepid criticism of Glorious Leader that was notable only because he was the first and so far only prominent sitting Republican to speak out. Other Republicans doubtlessly feel like Romney does, but have so far refused to say anything, probably in part because they rightfully fear the nuclear firestorm of abuse and death threats …

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Trump Rages Against “Pompous Ass” Mitt Romney

Politico reports: President Trump lashed out at Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) on Saturday after the Republican senator criticized Trump over his dealings with Ukraine. Trump maintained that his public call this week for China to also investigate former Vice President Joe Biden “pertained to corruption, not politics.” Romney, who has at times been a vocal critic of Trump’s policies and …

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Romney Blasts Trump’s “Appalling And Brazen” Call For Two Foreign Governments To Investigate His Opponent

CNBC reports: Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday that President Donald Trump’s explanation for asking foreign countries investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son “strains credulity.” The rebuke from Romney, one of the only Republicans in Congress to criticize Trump’s calls for Ukraine and China to investigate his potential opponent in the 2020 election, follows Trump’s …

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Mitt Romney Hedges On Endorsing Trump In 2020

The Associated Press reports: Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he’s not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not throw his weight behind anyone during the 2020 campaign. “I don’t think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit,” the Republican former presidential candidate told reporters during an annual gathering …

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Mike Huckabee To Romney: It Makes Me Sick That You Jealously Trash Trump And Could Have Been President

The Hill reports: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) blasted Sen. Mitt Romney on Friday after the Utah Republican said he was “sickened” by President Trump’s actions in the Mueller report. “Know what makes me sick, Mitt? Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously trash him & then love him again when …

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Mitt Romney “Sickened” By Trump’s “Pervasiveness Of Dishonesty” As Revealed In Robert Mueller’s Report

Business Insider reports: Sen. Mitt Romney, the former GOP presidential nominee, condemned President Donald Trump after reading special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation report on Friday. Romney said that while it’s “good news” that Mueller found insufficient evidence to charge Trump and his aides with conspiracy to collude with Russia, he added that the report lays out a disturbing portrait …

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Sen. Mitt Romney Calls On Rep. Steve King To Resign

Mediaite reports: Sen. Mitt Romney called on Rep. Steve King to resign Monday, after the Iowa congressman asked why the term “white supremacist” was considered offensive in an interview. Romney, the newly-elected Utah senator, spoke to CNN’s Manu Raju about King, who has been condemned by Republican party leadership. “I think he ought to step aside and I think Congress …

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Trump Hails RNC Chair For Slamming Her Uncle Mitt

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump praised Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel a day after she criticized her uncle, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), over a scathing op-ed he penned excoriating the president’s character. McDaniel has cast herself as a staunch ally of the president, a stance which has put her at odds with her uncle, who has …

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel: I Love Uncle Mitt Romney But He Needs To Stop Attacking Our Glorious Leader

Politico reports: RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Thursday insisted there were no hard feelings between her and her uncle, Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, after Romney’s blistering criticism of the president put the two family members publicly at odds. “I love my uncle. My tweet yesterday had nothing to do with family,” she said. “I would have done this with any freshman …

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Fox’s Lou Dobbs Slams “Treacherous Fool” Mitt Romney: I Can’t Believe The People Of Utah Elected This Creep

Mediaite reports: Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs tore into Mitt Romney tonight and called him a a “treacherous fool” for his op-ed decrying President Donald Trump‘s lack of character. He said Romney’s acting “petty” and “small,” while Ed Rollins added with disdain that this is all before he’s even sworn in. “He’s reprehensible. I can’t even believe the people of Utah …

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Rand Paul Lashes Out At “Virtue Signaling” Mitt Romney

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Washington is already taking sides in the battle between President Trump and incoming Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, with Trump ally Sen. Rand Paul slamming the 2012 GOP presidential nominee. Paul tweeted that Romney is a “Big Government Republican” and faux conservative. In reacting to Romney’s attack in the Washington Post on Trump, Paul also …

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Trashes Her Uncle Mitt Romney For “Unproductive And Disappointing” Op-Ed

Fox News reports: Senator-elect Mitt Romney is taking heat not only from President Trump but now from his own niece — who happens to lead the Republican Party — after publishing a scathing op-ed about the president. Ronna McDaniel, the Republican National Committee chairwoman also known as Ronna Romney McDaniel, turned the intra-party fight into a family feud when she …

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Trump Hits Back At Mitt Romney: I Won And He Didn’t

The Hill reports: President Trump struck back at incoming Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (R) on Wednesday after Romney challenged the president’s character in an op-ed, suggesting that Romney should be more supportive of his party. The president’s tweet came hours after Romney targeted him directly in a Washington Post op-ed, accusing him of a glaring “shortfall” in terms of character …

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Mitt Romney Savages Trump’s Leadership In New Op-Ed

From Romney’s op-ed in the Washington Post: The Trump presidency made a deep descent in December. The departures of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, the appointment of senior persons of lesser experience, the abandonment of allies who fight beside us, and the president’s thoughtless claim that America has long been a “sucker” in …

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Romney On Bombs: “Hate Acts Follow Hate Speech”

Talking Points Memo reports: Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney said Wednesday that a series of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democratic officials were “sadly unsurprising” given the country’s “rabid” political rhetoric. Romney has periodically criticized Trump’s rhetoric as he campaigns to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). The former Massachusetts governor was once an ardent critic of Trump during the …

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Romney Denies He Led “Never Trump” Movement

The Guardian reports: Mitt Romney on Friday told reporters he has not been a leader of the “Never Trump” movement among Republicans, a statement that contradicted strongly critical remarks made on the 2016 campaign trail and in the years since. The former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee is running for Senate in Utah. On Friday, he attended a …

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Mitt Romney Is “Not A Fan” Of Trump’s Trade Wars

Salt Lake City’s CBS affiliate reports: As new tariffs on internationally imported goods go into effect today, Mitt Romney tweeted his disapproval towards the trade wars these tariffs are causing. “I’m not a fan of trade wars,” Romney tweeted. “I hope the new tariffs going into effect today can soon be removed and replaced by a mutually agreeable trade agreement.” …

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