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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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UTAH: Romney Coasts To Easy GOP Senate Primary Win

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Mitt Romney hardly broke a sweat on his way to capturing the Republican nomination in Utah’s U.S. Senate race, according to unofficial results Tuesday, earning 73 percent of the vote. Romney’s opponent, state Rep. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, drew only about one of four votes counted by Tuesday night. Late-arriving by-mail ballots will continue to be …

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Mitt Romney: Trump Will “Easily” Win Reelection

The Associated Press reports: He once called Donald Trump “a con man,” but Mitt Romney now predicts that Trump would “easily” win his party’s presidential nomination in 2020 and “solidly” win a second term. Romney, the GOP’s failed 2012 presidential nominee from Massachusetts, now a Republican Senate candidate in Utah, made the prediction Thursday as he welcomed dozens of high-profile …

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Romney: In 2016 I Voted For My Wife For President

The Deseret News reports: Mitt Romney revealed Wednesday who he voted for in the 2016 presidential election. His wife, Ann Romney. “I wrote in the name of a person who I admire deeply, who I think would be an excellent president,” the Republican U.S Senate candidate told the Deseret News and KSL editorial boards in response to a question. “I …

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Romney: Trump Is No Role Model For My Grandkids

Politico reports: Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney said Monday he would not point to Donald Trump to serve as a role model for his grandchildren, doubling down on past criticisms of the president after pledging last month not to look “backward” at his previous stinging Trump rebukes. During an interview with NBC News that aired Tuesday on MSNBC, the former …

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ISRAEL: Pastor Robert “All Jews Go To Hell” Jeffress To Speak At Embassy Opening, Romney Denounces Him

Haaretz reports: One of the speakers at Monday’s ceremony marking the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem will be a Christian leader with a history of hateful comments against Muslims, Mormons, gay people and Jews. Dallas-based Robert Jeffress, a Baptist pastor with a large following in Texas, told Fox News that he would be leading a prayer during the …

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Mitt Romney: My Favorite Meat Is The Hot Dog

From a slavering Washington Examiner profile: Romney is “brilliant” in his ability to analyze complicated problems and formulate solutions and “sophisticated” in his understanding of politics, those in his orbit say. Yet he is not a complicated person, with simple tastes that can seem out of place with a man worth hundreds of millions of dollars. “My favorite meat is …

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Romney Taunts Pro Basketball Player From Courtside

He’s just your average Joe Sixpack, folks! The Hill reports: Mitt Romney (R) was spotted courtside at Monday night’s Utah Jazz playoff game taunting Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook. Romney, who is running for Senate in Utah, was shown on camera calling out to Westbrook after the Oklahoma City star picked up his fourth foul of the game late …

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UTAH: Mitt Romney Forced Into Senate Primary After Failing To Win Over State GOP Convention Delegates

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: After 11 hours of political elbowing and shoving at the Utah Republican Convention — held appropriately at a hockey arena — delegates forced Mitt Romney into a primary election against state Rep. Mike Kennedy in the U.S. Senate race. In fact, Kennedy — a doctor and lawyer — finished in first place at the convention …

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Romney: Forget Those Shitty Things I Said About Trump

The Deseret News reports: Romney, who harshly criticized Trump over the years, said he supports much of what the president has done such as cutting taxes, rolling back business regulations and reducing the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in southern Utah. An audience member asked Romney if he would give the same scathing speech about Trump …

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