Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

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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Romney Shoots Down Role In Biden Administration

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Tuesday shot down the possibility that he accepts a position in President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet. Romney, speaking on a Zoom call with reporters, said he had not been approached by Biden’s team for a Cabinet post and would not accept a position. “The answer is no I have not been approached, nor …

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Romney: Don’t Expect Trump To “Go Quietly” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said Sunday that the U.S. shouldn’t “expect” President Trump “to go off quietly in the night” after Trump has spent the days after the election spreading false claims about victory and questioning the integrity of mail-in ballots. Romney told CNN’s “State of the Union” that Trump will “keep on fighting until the very …

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Mitt Romney: “I Did Not Vote For President Trump”

Fox News reports: Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says he has already voted in the upcoming election, but the Republican added that he did not vote for President Trump. CNN reporter Manu Raju tweeted out a conversation he had with Romney Wednesday. Romney told Raju he had voted, but would not say whether he had voted for Joe Biden or a …

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Both Sides Romney Hits Trump For QAnon Refusal

From a statement issued by Romney today: The President’s unwillingness to denounce an absurd and dangerous conspiracy theory last night continues an alarming pattern: politicians and parties refuse to forcefully and convincingly repudiate groups like Antifa, white supremacists, and conspiracy peddlers. Similarly troubling is their silence regarding anti-vaxxers, militias and anarchists. Rather than expel the rabid fringes and the extremes, …

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Romney Offers Flaccid Criticism Of Debate Chaos

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said on Wednesday that President Trump should have condemned white supremacists during the first presidential debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. “Of course,” Romney told reporters when asked. Trump refused to denounce white supremacy during Tuesday’s night chaotic debate. “I can’t tell you what impact that will have. I can say I watched …

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Romney Hits Trump On Transfer Of Power Refusal

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) pushed back on Wednesday against President Trump, who refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power should he lose the election in November. Romney, who is one of the GOP senators most willing to publicly criticize Trump, is the first Republican lawmaker to weigh in on the president’s comments made from the …

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Romney Caves, Backs Vote On Supreme Court Nominee

Politico reports: Sen. Mitt Romney said he would support a floor vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, essentially clinching consideration of Trump’s nominee this year despite the impending election. Just two Republican senators have asked for the party to put the brakes on the confirmation. And with a 53-seat majority, Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) now has the votes …

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Romney May Reveal Position On Vacancy Tomorrow

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), among the GOP senators who Democrats hope will help block a Trump nominee from being confirmed to the Supreme Court before the election, has no immediate plans to talk about the issue, a spokeswoman indicated Monday. Liz Johnson said that the senator is waiting to hear the views of his colleagues and …

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Romney Hits Critics Of Mail Voting, But Ignores Trump

The Associated Press reports: Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that politicians attacking the vote by mail system are threatening global democracy but stopped short of criticizing President Donald Trump, who has been openly against an expected surge of mail-in ballots. The United States must stand as an example to more fragile democratic nations to show that elections can be held …

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Romney: Pulling Troops From Germany Is Gift To Putin

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s decision to pull nearly 12,000 US troops from Germany triggered an onslaught of disapproval from Republicans, Democrats and former senior military officials, who said the move will benefit Russia, degrade US national security and military readiness, cost US taxpayers billions and undermine US relations with Germany, NATO and Europe. Trump’s explanation to reporters about the …

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Trump Rages At “RINOS” Over Roger Stone Criticisms

The Hill reports: President Trump late Saturday lashed out at a pair of Republican senators after they criticized his decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime confidant and former campaign adviser Roger Stone. Romney and Toomey are so far the only Republican senators to publicly rebuke Trump’s move to commute Stone’s sentence. The former Republican operative was due to …

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Romney: Stone Commutation Is “Historic Corruption”

Time Magazine reports: On Saturday morning, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney became the first Congressional Republican so far to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Friday night decision to commute the sentence of his longtime associate Roger Stone. Stone had been sentenced to 40 months in prison for multiple felonies including lying to Congress and attempting to obstruct the Congressional investigation …

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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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