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  • Romney looks to lead GOP’s establishment wing

    06/10/2018 4:04:27 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 65 replies
    politico.com ^ | 6/10/18 | Alex Isenstadt
    Mitt Romney is mapping out plans to become a major player in the Senate — positioning himself to be the spokesman of a listless Republican Party establishment that’s been steamrolled by President Donald Trump. The failed presidential candidate turned Utah Senate hopeful has made it clear to senior party officials that he intends to make a splash with his all-but-certain arrival on Capitol Hill next year, according to nearly a dozen senators, major party donors and confidants who’ve spoken with him.
  • Romney predicts a Trump win in 2020

    06/08/2018 6:57:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 8, 2018 | Stephen Sorace
    Mitt Romney addressed a closed-door tech summit in Utah on Thursday, telling the room he thinks President Donald Trump -- the man he once called a “phony” and a “fraud” -- will “solidly” win re-election in 2020, reports said. Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, now running for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, told a group of GOP donors that Trump will “easily” be the party’s nominee and go on to beat his Democratic rival, Politico reported. "I think that not just because of the strong economy and the fact that people are going to see increasingly rising wages, but...
  • Mitt Romney: Trump is not a role model for my grandkids (Mormon Kasich?)

    05/29/2018 10:28:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 29, 2018 | Garrett Haake and Adam Edelman
    Mitt Romney, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Utah, said in an interview Monday that President Donald Trump is not a role model for his grandchildren. "I don't think that I would point to the president as a role model for my grandkids on the basis of his personal style," Romney said in an exclusive interview with NBC News' Garrett Haake. "He has departed in some cases from the truth, and has attacked in a way that I think is not entirely appropriate." Romney acknowledged that Trump's policies had "been by and large a good deal better than I might...
  • Mitt Romney says he voted for his wife in 2016

    05/31/2018 7:37:49 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 75 replies
    CNN ^ | May 31, 2018 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Mitt Romney made no secret of his criticism of Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, but until now, he had not publicly revealed who he voted for: his wife, Ann. "I wrote in the name of a person who I admire deeply, who I think would be an excellent president," the Utah US Senate candidate told the Deseret News and KSL editorial boards Wednesday. Romney said he realized his vote "wasn't going to go anywhere, but nonetheless felt that I was putting in a very solid name."
  • MITT ROMNEY Goes On NBC To Slam Trump: He Is Not a Role Model - President Departs “From The Truth”

    05/29/2018 1:07:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 169 replies
    Blunt Force Truth via GP ^ | 05/29/18 | Jim Hoft
    It’s safe to say we know what Mitt Romney will be like as a US Senator.He’s a #NeverTrumper to the core.On Tuesday Mitt Romney went on NBC to slam Republican President Donald Trump.The Washington Times reported: Mitt Romney said Tuesday that President Trump is not the role model he would want for his grandchildren.“I don’t think I would point to the president as a role model for my grandkids on the basis of his personal style. He has departed in some cases from the truth, and has attacked in a way that I think is not entirely appropriate,” Mr. Romney...
  • How Mitt Romney could wind up running the United States 6 years

    05/21/2018 6:08:21 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 68 replies
    The Brookings Institution ^ | 04-26-2018 | Elaine Kamarck
    If, as expected, Mitt Romney wins his race for a Senate seat from Utah he may become the most powerful man in the United States Senate. As many of us remember, Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts, ran for president in 2012 and lost to Barack Obama. It wasn’t one of those totally humiliating losses—the map did not turn blue—but we assumed Mitt Romney would fade into history. Well, maybe not. The seat will remain Republican-held for President Trump come January of 2019, but this one could very well turn out to be the swing vote in the Senate. If Democrats...
  • 'I am Not a Bigot': Pastor Robert Jeffress Responds to Mitt Romney's Twitter Attack

    05/16/2018 7:22:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/16/2018 | Michael Gryboski
    First Baptist Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress has denounced former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's accusation that he's a "religious bigot." "Robert Jeffress says 'you can't be saved by being a Jew,' and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell.' He's said the same about Islam. Such a religious bigot should not be giving the prayer that opens the United States Embassy in Jerusalem," Romney tweeted on Sunday. In an interview with Fox Business host Lou Dobbs Monday night, Jeffress said he took issue with Romney's claims and asserted, "I am not a bigot." "Many of those comments [in...
  • Romney Tweet about Robert Jeffress Falsely Paints Faithful Christians as Bigoted Extremists

    05/15/2018 9:44:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/15/2018 | Paula Bolyard
    Early Monday morning, ahead of the ceremony officially moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney took to Twitter to savage Pastor Robert Jeffress, who was slated to offer a prayer at the ceremony. "Robert Jeffress says 'you can’t be saved by being a Jew,' and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell,'" Romney tweeted. "He’s said the same about Islam. Such a religious bigot should not be giving the prayer that opens the United States Embassy in Jerusalem." Robert Jeffress says “you can’t be saved by...
  • Jerusalem embassy to be opened by 'religious bigot,' Romney says (Pastor Jeffress)

    05/14/2018 7:30:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    MSN ^ | May 14, 2018 | F. Brinley Bruton and Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News
    Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney lashed out at the decision to have a controversial evangelical leader give a blessing at the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Monday, calling him a "religious bigot." The Senate candidate from Utah criticized the inclusion of the Rev. Robert Jeffress — the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas who is also an an adviser to President Donald Trump. The president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital last year. "Robert Jeffress says, 'You can't be saved by being a Jew,' and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell,'" Romney wrote in...
  • Romney Wins Big in Florida Primary

    01/31/2012 5:32:46 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 358 replies · 1+ views
    The Slimes ^ | January 31st | Jim Rutenberg
    TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney rolled to victory in the Florida primary on Tuesday evening, according to early returns and exit polls, dispatching an insurgent threat from Newt Gingrich and reclaiming his dominant position in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
  • Romney denounces pastor slated to speak at US embassy in Jerusalem

    05/13/2018 9:31:46 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 166 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/13/18 10:50 PM | BRANDON CONRADIS
    Senate candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) on Sunday night denounced the pastor expected to speak at Monday's ceremony celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. "Robert Jeffress says 'you can’t be saved by being a Jew,' and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell.' He’s said the same about Islam. Such a religious bigot should not be giving the prayer that opens the United States Embassy in Jerusalem," Romney tweeted. Jeffress, a Dallas-based pastor and known supporter of President Trump, said over the weekend that he would be leading the prayer at...
  • Mitt Romney: “My Favorite Meat Is Hot Dog”

    05/04/2018 11:09:10 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 78 replies
    Boston Magazine ^ | May 4, 2018 | Spence Buell
    The former Massachusetts governor and shapeshifting perennial candidate spilled the beans on his hot dog meat habit in a moment captured by The Washington Times, which just published a lengthy profile on Romney, who is running for Senate in Utah: “My favorite meat is hot dog, by the way. That is my favorite meat,” he told a gathering of supporters as they joined him recently for a casual dinner organized by his campaign. “My second favorite meat is hamburger. And, everyone says, oh, don’t you prefer steak? It’s like, I know steaks are great, but I like hot dog best,...
  • Romney praises Trump's first year in office: It's similar to things 'I'd have done'

    05/01/2018 6:57:01 AM PDT · by McGruff · 104 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/01/18 | John Bowden
    Former GOP presidential nominee and current Senate candidate Mitt Romney praised President Trump's first year in office on Tuesday, saying it was similar to what the first year of a Romney administration would look like. In response to a question from a voter in Utah, Romney seemed to indicate that he largely approved of the policies pursued by the Trump administration during Trump's first year in the White House, calling it "better than expected," the Washington Examiner reports. “His first year is very similar to things I’d have done my first year,” Romney said. "The things he’s actually done have...
  • Attn Parents: Democrats Have Replaced Educational Curricula With Perversion

    04/23/2018 11:12:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/23/18 | Katy Grimes
    America's taxpayer-funded schools have become the promoters of these unhealthy behaviors, while replacing traditional education California lawmakers are not only bulldozing classic liberal education, they are legislating more LGBT lifestyle and pornographic perversion in education curricula. At the same time, they are also trying to outlaw homeschooling, removing all doubt that the left is indoctrinating your kids, and using them as revolting sociological experiments. Friday April 27 is the annual GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) pro-homosexual “Day of Silence,” celebrated on K-12 public school campuses across the country. I remember my introduction to this agenda when my son’s...
  • Mitt Romney says he'll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 'down the road'

    04/22/2018 9:05:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | 9:00 PM ET, Sat April 21, 2018 | Maeve Reston
    West Valley, Utah (CNN)Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, making it clear that he intends to stake his claim as an independent voice for Utah. "I will make that decision down the road," Romney, who is running for US Senate, said in an interview with CNN as he waited for his turn to speak at the Utah GOP convention where he was vying for his party's nomination. "As a person of political experience, if I endorse someone, I'll want to know what's in it for Utah and what help...
  • Romney falls short in Utah GOP convention, forced into primary for Senate seat

    04/22/2018 1:55:08 PM PDT · by onona · 50 replies
    Politico ^ | Today | ALEX ISENSTADT
    Utah Senate hopeful Mitt Romney was narrowly defeated at Saturday’s state GOP convention and will be forced into a June primary, a setback in his political comeback bid.
  • Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

    04/21/2018 7:36:11 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 170 replies
    CNN ^ | April 21, 2018 | Maeve Reston
    Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch. After a wild and raucous day of voting at the Utah GOP convention, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee was unable to win the 60% that he needed to head to the November ballot unopposed. When none of the 12 candidates were able to cross that threshold, the party continued with successive rounds of caucus voting until one candidate reached 40%. On the second round of...
  • U.S. Poised to Charge Billionaire Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Hedge Fund

    07/25/2013 8:57:57 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies
    Time ^ | July 24, 2013 | Sam Gustin
    The United States government is preparing to charge SAC Capital, the multi-billion dollar hedge fund operated by the reclusive Wall Street trading legend Steven A. Cohen, with criminal charges, according to multiple reports. Manhattan-based federal prosecutors, working in conjunction with the FBI, are poised to move against the massive hedge fund as early as this week. On Wall Street, this type of criminal charge amounts to a death sentence, because few major clients would be willing to invest money with a firm under federal indictment. It’s possible that lawyers for Cohen, a secretive 57-year-old billionaire with lavish tastes in art...
  • Romney: 'I'm not going to look backward' on Trump criticism

    04/06/2018 1:19:20 PM PDT · by detective · 28 replies
    MSN News ^ | 04/06/2018 | Max Greenwood
    Utah Senate hopeful Mitt Romney (R) said Thursday that he is setting his sights on the future, rather than looking back at his past criticism of President Trump. Speaking at a question-and-answer session in Sandy, Utah, on Thursday night, Romney said he was planning to "look forward" on his relationship with Trump, noting that the president has shifted on certain issues. "I look forward. I'm not going to look backward," Romney said, when asked by an audience member if he would criticize Trump in his Senate campaign like he did in a 2016 speech, according to the Deseret News.
  • GOP strategist to Trump: A ‘storm is coming’ in Russia investigation (Mueller still at it)

    04/01/2018 3:52:20 PM PDT · by Liz · 97 replies
    NYPOST.COM ^ | 4/1/18 | MARK MOORE
    Alex Castellanos, Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney's campaign strategist, told ABC’s “This Week” it’s hard to believe that “Robert Mueller is not going to dig up something in Trump’s complicated financial history......”......a switch in Republicans’ fortune in Congress after November’s mid-term elections could bring dire consequences for the Trump presidency. “It’s hard to believe then that when Republicans lose the House in 2018, maybe by 40 or 50 seats, that the House is not going to impeach him,” Castellanos said. “And that a Senate that’s scared to death, but still be in Republican hands, is not going to take a...