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Mitt Romney Announces US Senate Run In Utah

Mitt Romney said in a video announcement Friday that he will run for the US Senate from Utah, setting out on a glide path to Washington where he will likely play a central role driving the direction of the fractious Republican Party. “I have decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I…

Mitt Romney: Roy Moore ‘Is Unfit For Office And Should Step Aside’

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Friday that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is “unfit for office and should step aside” following new allegations that he had sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 and had other inappropriate sexual encounters with teenage women. “Innocent until proven guilty is for criminal convictions,…

Mitt Romney Will Run For Senate If Orrin Hatch Retires

Mitt Romney Will Run For Senate If Orrin Hatch Retires

Former Massachusetts Gov. and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is planning to run for Senate in 2018 if Sen. Orrin Hatch decides to retire, the Utah Policy website reported Monday. Hatch previously said he would run if his and his wife’s health is good, but has not yet committed to running for an eighth term.…

Mitt Romney: Trump Should Apologise Over Charlottesville Comments

Mitt Romney condemned President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville terror attack in a moving Facebook post in which he warned of the “unraveling of our national fabric” and asked the president to apologize. I will dispense for now from discussion of the moral character of the president’s Charlottesville statements. Whether he intended to or…

Election In Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Heads To June 20 Runoff

Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short of the 50 percent mark in Tuesday’s special election for a House seat in Georgia’s 6th congressional district, an affluent and reliably conservative area in Atlanta’s northern suburbs that has sent Republicans to Congress since electing Newt Gingrich in 1978. Ossoff won roughly 48 percent of the vote in…

Romney’s Refusal to Apologize Cost Him Trump Job

Mitt Romney declined to apologize for his past criticism of Donald Trump, costing him a job as secretary of State for the incoming GOP administration, CNN reported on Wednesday. Romney and Trump famously met for dinner to discuss a cabinet role, and despite protestations from top aides Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon, the president-elect continued…

Romney Praises Trump After Their Dinner [VIDEO]

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney praised President-elect Donald Trump after the two men went to dinner as Trump continues to deliberate about his choice for secretary of State. “I had a wonderful evening with President-elect Trump,” Romney said after leaving the dinner. “We had another discussion about affairs throughout the world and these discussions I’ve…

Morning Joe: Trump ‘Furious’ at Kellyanne’s Romney Attack [VIDEO]

President-elect Donald Trump is “furious” at Kellyanne Conway’s comments knocking Mitt Romney during her TV appearances Sunday, MSNBC reported on Morning Joe early Monday. Conway’s comments suggested that The Donald had “betrayed” his supporters by considering Romney for the secretary of State post. “Kellyanne went rogue at Donald Trump’s expense at the worst possible time,”…

Trump To Discuss Possible Cabinet Post With Romney

President-elect Donald Trump plans to meet with Mitt Romney to discuss a possible Cabinet post for the former Massachusetts governor. Romney, the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nominee, criticized Trump harshly during this year’s campaign, calling the billionaire businessman a “phony” who was “playing the American people for suckers.” Trump now is considering nominating Romney as…

Romney to Campaign With Kasich in Ohio [VIDEO]

Mitt Romney is planning to campaign with Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich on Monday at two stops in Ohio, the day before the state’s crucial primary. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee will appear with Kasich in North Canton and at another event in Westerville, but is not expected to endorse the Ohio governor. Romney has…

Mitt Romney: Trump ‘A con man, a fake’ [FULL SPEECH & TRANSCRIPT]

Mitt Romney delivered a speech outlining the case against GOP front-runner Donald Trump at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah. Read The Transcript below: ROMNEY: Thank you. Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you, Jason, and thank you to the Hinckley Institute, Governor Herbert, Lieutenant Governor, President, it’s good to be with you…

Mitt Romney Calls Trump A ‘Phony & ‘Fraud’ In Leaked Speech [VIDEO]

Ex-presidential GOP candidate Mitt Romney is expected to call Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump a “phony” during his Thursday morning speech at the University of Utah. According to excerpts obtained by the Associated Press, the former Massachusetts governor will argue that Trump’s campaign promises “are as worthless as a degree from Trump University,” which has…

Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco Rubio

Mitt Romney is expected to endorse Marco Rubio, according to a report from The Huffington Post. Romney allegedly was interested in endorsing Rubio for a while but was holding out due to respect for Jeb Bush. He may end up endorsing Rubio before the Nevada caucus on Tuesday now that Bush is out of the…

Mitt Romney Won’t Make a 3rd Presidential (Losing) Run

Does anyone care? Is Mitt Romney addicted to losing? Well at 11:00 AM ET Mitt Witt will make an announcement regarding his intentions. This is BREAKING NEWS (is it?) **UPDATE** Mitt Romney will announce he will not run for President. Mitt Romney plans to provide an announcement on his intentions about a third bid for…

Romney Considering 2016 Run [VIDEO]

Mitt Romney announced to a group of donors that he’s considering entering the 2016 presidential race. Romney met with top GOP donors in Manhattan on Friday, where he told them that unrest overseas and the nation’s economic health are two factors that have made him consider a bid. He reportedly said that the decision was…

Romney: Hillary Clinton should be judged on her record

Hillary Clinton should be judged on her own record, not her husband’s, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press.’ “I don’t think Bill Clinton is as relevant as Hillary Clinton, if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president,” Romney said. ”In her case, I think people will look at…

Mitt Romney Slow Jams The News With Jimmy Fallon

“Aw yeah, President Obama looked the American people up and down and said, ‘I’d tap that.’” “Jimmy, I’m not running again,” the former presidential candidate said. “There are a lot of great candidates for 2016 and I’ll be supporting the Republican nominee 100 percent.” “Don’t you mean 47 percent?” Fallon joked. “That’s a low blow…

This Is Mitt Romney Trying to Do the “Gangnam Dance”

On Saturday, Mitt Romney spoke at a conference for young, single Mormons. Who cares, right? But he also tried to dance. At some point in the evening, singer Alex Boye invited Romney onstage to learn the “Gangnam Dance,” as Boye put it later to the Desert News. It… went about as well as you’d expect,…

[VIDEO] Romney Accepts MSNBC Melissa Harris-Perry Apology on Fox News For Segment On Grandson Kieran

Mitt Romney on Sunday said he accepted MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry’s apology for a controversial segment on her show poking fun at a Romney family photo including Romney’s adopted grandson, Kieran Romney. “I think her apology was clearly heartfelt, and we accept that,” former Massachusetts Gov. and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on “Fox…

The Secret Gingrich-Santorum ‘Unity Ticket’ That Nearly Toppled Romney

The Secret Gingrich-Santorum ‘Unity Ticket’ That Nearly Toppled Romney It’s one of the great untold stories of the 2012 presidential campaign, a tale of ego and intrigue that nearly upended the Republican primary contest and might even have produced a different nominee: As Mitt Romney struggled in the weeks leading up to the Michigan primary,…

Mitt Romney In GOP Debate: Shut Down Federal Disaster Agency, Send Responsibility To The States Refering To FEMA – VIDEO

Romney Endorsed in Primary Debate Either Eliminating or ‘better yet’ Privatizing FEMA During a CNN debate at the height of the GOP primary, Mitt Romney was asked, in the context of the Joplin disaster and FEMA’s cash crunch, whether the agency should be shuttered so that states can individually take over responsibility for disaster response.…