Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Gabbard Threatens To Sue Romney And Olbermann

From Tulsi Gabbard’s cease-and-desist letter: Representative Gabbard hereby demands that you immediately cease and desist from making false statements of the type discussed above, including, but not limited to, that Representative Gabbard engaged in treasonous conduct of any kind, to any third parties, and by any means, including verbally, in writing, on social media or otherwise on the Internet. We …

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Romney Becomes Third GOP “Yes” Vote On Jackson

The Huffington Post reports: Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) announced Monday night that they will vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making them the second and third Republicans to confirm their vote for President Joe Biden’s court pick. “After multiple in-depth conversations with Judge Jackson and deliberative review of her record and recent …

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Romney Rips Baseless GOP Attacks On Ketanji Jackson

Mediaite reports: Speaking to the Washington Post, the Utah senator took a shot at the Republican senators who went after Jackson. “It struck me that it was off course, meaning the attacks were off course that came from some,” Romney told the Post. “And there is no ‘there’ there.” Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has been widely condemned for saying Jackson …

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Romney: Tulsi Gabbard Is Spreading “Treasonous Lies”

The Independent reports: Utah Sen Mitt Romney fiercely criticised former Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii on Sunday and suggested that her remarks about the existence of so-called “US biolabs” in Ukraine would result in people being killed. The Republican senator accused his ex-House counterpart, who served as a Democrat but has shifted far to the right since leaving office, of …

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Romney Roasts MTG And Paul Gosar As “Morons”

The Guardian reports: Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar, members of Congress who spoke at a white nationalist event in Florida this week, are “morons” with no place in the Republican party, Mitt Romney said on Sunday. “I’m reminded of that old line from the Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid movie,” the Utah senator and 2012 presidential nominee told …

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Romney: If We Raise Taxes On Billionaires They’ll Invest In Paintings And Ranches Instead Of Creating New Jobs

Romney weighs in on higher taxes on billionaires: Well, first of all, it’s not a good idea to tell billionaires, don’t come to America, don’t start your business here, to tell the Steve Jobs and the Bill Gates and people like that, this isn’t the place to begin your business, go somewhere else. That’s a bad idea. But, number two, …

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“Shouting Match” On Senate Floor After Debt Vote

Politico Playbook reports: A shouting match erupted on the Senate floor after the vote to delay the debt limit crisis for two months. Sens. JOHN THUNE (R-S.D.) and MITT ROMNEY (R-Utah) confronted Senate Majority Leader CHUCK SCHUMER after he lambasted Republicans in a floor speech immediately following the vote. They thought Schumer should have been more gracious after they threw …

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Romney Sells Infamous “Car Elevator” Home For $23M

The New York Post reports: The notorious San Diego home of Mitt Romney, which made headlines in 2012 for having planned an installation of a car elevator, is now in escrow for $23.5 million. The move comes after years of enduring backlash from neighbors for tearing down and demolishing the initial oceanfront structure and building a new, bigger home. Romney, …

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Romney Compares Trump’s Lies To Pro Wrestling

CNN reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said on Sunday that claims made by former President Trump and other Republicans about the 2020 election being rigged against the former New York real estate mogul to “a bit like WWF.” “Here in the U.S., there’s a growing recognition that this is a bit like WWF, that it’s entertaining, but it’s not real,” …

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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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