Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

REPORT: Mitt Romney Screamed At Josh Hawley While Senators Took Shelter During Riot, “You Caused This!”

The Washington Post reports: Hawley had led the charge to object to the 2020 election on the false premise that some states failed to follow the law, bolstering the baseless claims from President Donald Trump that the election was stolen and should be overturned. Later, as rioters ransacked the building and several senators huddled in a secure room, fearing for …

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Susan Collins Very Concerned That Romney Got Booed

Mediaite reports: Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) rebuked the jeering that her colleague Mitt Romney received when he appeared before the Utah Republican Party at their convention over the weekend. “I was appalled,” Collins said. “Mitt Romney is an outstanding senator who serves his state and our country well. We Republicans need to remember that we are united by fundamental principles… …

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Cultists Boo Romney At Utah State GOP Convention

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Sen. Mitt Romney was lustily booed by the more than 2,100 Republican delegates who packed into the Maverik Center on Saturday for the party’s state convention. “Aren’t you embarrassed?” said Romney trying to deflect the chorus of catcalls that greeted him as he took the stage. “I’m a man who says what he means, and …

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JFK’s Family Honors Romney For Impeachment Vote

The Deseret News reports: The family of John F. Kennedy gave Utah Sen. Mitt Romney an award Friday for being the only Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump in his first impeachment trial in 2020. Romney received the Profile in Courage award created by the Kennedy family and bestowed upon public figures in both parties who risk their …

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Romney “Knocked Unconscious” In Fall At Home, Jokes He Got Black Eye And Stitches From Attending CPAC

The New York Post reports: Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with “a lot of stitches” and a black eye. “I took a fall. Knocked me unconscious. But I’m doing better,” Romney told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday night. The Utah Republican said he was visiting his grandchildren when he …

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Romney: Trump Would Win 2024 GOP Nomination

The New York Times reports: Senator Mitt Romney of Utah said on Tuesday that he believed Donald J. Trump would win the Republican nomination for president if he ran for his former office in 2024, another indication of Mr. Trump’s perceived strength in the party. “I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not, but if he does, I’m …

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Romney, Cotton Push $10 Minimum Wage By 2025

The Hill reports: Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Tuesday rolled out proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour over four years and tighten enforcement on hiring undocumented workers. “For millions of Americans, the rising cost of living has made it harder to make ends meet, but the federal minimum wage has not been …

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Romney Cites “Mean Tweets” In Opposing OMB Nom

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) will oppose Neera Tanden’s nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), underscoring the dwindling number of potential GOP supporters for her confirmation. “Senator Romney has been critical of extreme rhetoric from prior nominees, and this is consistent with that position. He believes it’s hard to return to comity and respect …

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Romney “Not Able To Support” LGBTQ Equality Act

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) signaled late Tuesday he would oppose the Equality Act, legislation to expand the prohibition on anti-LGBTQ discrimination under federal law, throwing a massive wrench into plans of the bill’s supporters to guide it into law. “Sen. Romney believes that strong religious liberty protections are essential to any legislation on …

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Romney Bill Ties Minimum Wage To Hiring Of “Illegals”

NBC News reports: As Democrats try to plot a way forward to raise the minimum wage to $15-an-hour, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced Tuesday that he’s working on a separate bill to increase the long stagnant minimum wage while “ensuring businesses cannot hire illegal immigrants.” Romney said he’s working on the bill with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and it also …

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Utah GOP Readies Censure Of “Deep State” Romney

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: A tipster sent along a link to the proposed censure of Romney and it’s…something. Here’s a taste: Whereas; Senator Willard Mitt Romney misrepresented himself as a Republican. Whereas; Senator Willard Mitt Romney has prioritized his personal and political vendetta against President Donald J. Trump ahead of the Constitution of the United States, the interest of …

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New Video Shows Cop May Have Saved Romney’s Life

The Washington Post reports: Before he faced down a mob of pro-Trump rioters on Jan. 6, U.S. Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman encountered Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and directed him to turn around to avoid the rioters. Security footage, shown for the first time at the Senate trial Wednesday, shows Romney stopping and quickly running in the opposite direction after …

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QAnon Cultist Confronts Romney At DC Airport [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) was confronted by furious supporters or President Donald Trump at an airport and on a flight, according to emerging footage taken by the hecklers.   The airport incident started with a woman approaching Romney, who was looking down at his iPad in a terminal while waiting for his flight. “How are you doing?” the apparently …

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Romney Blasts “Egregious Ploy” By Cultist Senators

From a statement issued today by Sen. Mitt Romney: The egregious ploy to reject electors may enhance the political ambition of some, but dangerously threatens our Democratic Republic. The congressional power to reject electors is reserved for the most extreme and unusual circumstances. These are far from it. More Americans participated in this election than ever before, and they made …

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Romney Blasts Trump Admin’s “Inexcusable” Lack Of Vaccine Rollout Plan, Floats Own Distribution System

Via press release from Sen. Mitt Romney: That comprehensive vaccination plans have not been developed at the federal level and sent to the states as models is as incomprehensible as it is inexcusable. I have experience organizing a major logistical event but nothing on the scale of what is called for today. Nor do I have any relevant medical or …

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Romney Rips Trump’s “Blind Spot” On Russia [VIDEO]

“I was disappointed with the president’s comment. But I think we’ve come to recognize that the president has a blind spot when it comes to Russia. “And the reality here is that the experts, the people who really understand how our systems work and how computers work and software and so forth, the thousands upon thousands at the CIA and …

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Romney Rips Trump’s “Inexcusable Silence” On Hacking

Mediaite reports: Senator Mitt Romney is the rarest of breeds currently serving in the U.S. Senate: an elected Republican willing to criticize President Donald Trump. The latest example came on Thursday afternoon after news broke of a massive cyberattack reportedly carried out by Russia. Romney was mocked when, during his 2012 bid for the White House, he named Russia as …

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Chachi Threatens To Move To Utah And Unseat Romney

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Chachi may love Joanie, but he certainly doesn’t feel that way about Sen. Mitt Romney. On Thursday, Romney ripped President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the results of the presidential election, saying he could not “imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting president.” Romney also said Trump failed to make his case that …

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Romney And Sasse Condemn Trump’s Election Lies

From Sen. Mitt Romney: “Having failed to make even a plausible case of widespread fraud or conspiracy before any court of law, the President has now resorted to overt pressure on state and local officials to subvert the will of the people and overturn the election. It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American …

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Senate Republicans Blast Firing Of Cybersecurity Chief

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening fired Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, after he spent days actively debunking the president’s baseless voter fraud claims. And in a rare turn in the Trump era, Senate Republicans across the spectrum — from Trump allies to critics of the president — criticized the decision. Sen. Mitt …

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