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  • Romney: Trump's remarks at Putin summit 'disgraceful and detrimental to democratic principles'

    07/19/2018 6:17:49 PM PDT · by libh8er · 102 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/16/2018 | Max Greenwood
    Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney tore into President Trump on Monday after Trump challenged the intelligence community's assessment that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, calling Trump's behavior "disgraceful and detrimental to our democratic principles." Romney's comments came hours after Trump held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, in which he questioned whether Russia was behind efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. "President Trump's decision to side with Putin over American intelligence agencies is disgraceful and detrimental to our democratic principles," Romney, who is running for Senate in Utah, said in a...
  • Rothman: MSNBC’s Most Embarrassing Mockery of Romney’s Russia Warnings

    07/16/2018 5:25:46 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 9 replies
    MediaIte ^ | March 3rd, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    There were few who defended Romney’s comments. Even snake-bit Republicans, chastened by the swift backlash in the media, hedged when asked to back up Romney’s assessment of the challenges posed by Moscow. But MSNBC’s wagons circled particularly quickly in defense of the president. Volley after volley of snark was lobbed in the GOP nominee’s direction. ... “This is Mitt Romney’s severely conservative problem,” University of Georgia professor Cynthia Tucker opined on-the-air. “It made Romney look dumb. He’s not a dumb man, but he said something that was clearly dumb.” Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein agreed that Romney’s statement was evidence...
  • And Heeeeeere's Romney!

    07/16/2018 4:48:16 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 71 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 16, 2018 | Mitt Romney
    "President Trump's decision to side with Putin over American intelligence is disgraceful and detrimental to our democratic principles. Russia remains our number one geopolitical adversary; claiming a moral equivalence between the United States and Russia not only defies reason and history, it undermines our national integrity and impairs our global credibility."
  • Bill Maher Offers Mitt Romney $1M To Wrest Country From Donald Trump In HBO Special

    07/08/2018 8:51:40 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 48 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 7, 2018 | Lisa de Moraes
    Bill Maher has offered Mitt Romney $1M to take over the United States. The HBO late night star reminded viewers that, when the former Massachusetts governor ran for POTUS in 2012, “I was so scared Romney was going to be president I gave Obama a million bucks.” Explaining what a difference a few years, and one Donald Trump presidency, can make, Maher announced, “I would gladly give Romney $1M tomorrow if he would take over America. Swear to god!” “I will become a Mormon, how about that?” the well-known atheist said, upping the offer on Bill Maher: Live From Oklahoma,...
  • Mueller grand jury investigating top DC lobbyists

    11/02/2017 6:00:44 PM PDT · by hotsteppa · 75 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation. At the center of the widening probe are Tony Podesta, a longtime Democratic operative, and Vin Weber, a former GOP congressman and leader of his own high-powered lobbying firm, Mercury LLC. The two men were hired as part of a multimillion-dollar lobbying effort directed by Manafort and longtime associate Rick Gates.
  • Romney: The Russiagate Probe Is “Totally Appropriate” And I’m Not Sure Who I’ll Vote For In 2020

    07/03/2018 8:15:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/03/2018 | AllahPundit
    I’m not surprised he’d be more pro-Mueller and anti-Trump than the average Republican would-be senator. I *am* a bit surprised that he didn’t hedge more in his answers here. Watch the Russiagate one first: .@kasie: "Do you think the Russia investigation is a hoax?"@MittRomney: "No, I think it's a totally appropriate evaluation by our government." pic.twitter.com/3kSCFkzbIQ— Kasie DC (@KasieDC) July 2, 2018 He does say that he doubts Mueller will find any evidence of collusion by Trump but the typical answer to this question lately by GOPers is finish it the hell up. Not just by Trump’s buddies in...
  • Romney limits backing of Salt Lake City mayor (Rocky wants to impeach Bush)

    03/23/2007 10:46:35 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 8 replies · 364+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/23/07 | AP/Boston Herald
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has cooled his friendship with Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson now that the liberal Democrat has called for President Bush?s impeachment. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Romney sought to minimize his relationship with Anderson, once a prominent example of bipartisan camaraderie. The two worked closely together when Romney ran the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. ?He was a mayor that worked well with me during the Olympics, and I supported his work as a mayor,? said Romney, who spoke before an event in heavily Republican western Iowa, where he...
  • Mitt Romney: 'Too early' to say if I'll support Trump in 2020

    07/01/2018 7:23:00 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 150 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 1, 2018 | Daniel Chaitan
    Mitt Romney said it is "too early" to say he will support President Trump in 2020. The Utah candidate for U.S. senator further explained to MSNBC's Kasie Hunt, in an interview that aired Sunday evening, that his prior prediction that Trump will get re-elected was not an endorsement. "I also think Gavin Newsom will get elected [as governor] in California. That's not something I want to see, it's just something that's probably going to happen," Romney added. Romney was also prompted to speak about whether he wants a Republican to challenge Trump in a 2020 primary. "There will be people...
  • Romney wins GOP nomination for U.S. Senate

    06/26/2018 7:42:54 PM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 168 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 6/26/2018 | Lisa Riley Roche
    Mitt Romney is leading Mike Kennedy, 77 percent to 23 percent in initial returns posted after polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the race to become the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.
  • Vanity - Establishment Republicans & Democrats continue their own political self-destruction.

    06/26/2018 5:27:05 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 3 replies
    Big primary day today folks. Lots of action across the board. My gut feeling tells me POTUS, Trump is going to have another good night this evening. So, Ladies and Gentlemen, get out and vote for your favorites, whomever they may be. Let me state that the Establishment Republicans and Democrats ain't cool and they ain't gonna make it. The seething hate, envy, evil, spiteful bunch of loonies these poor souls are not are not going to bring home the victory they seek. Those poor souls include Barack Hussein Obama, Hillary Clinton, Maxine Waters, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush,...
  • #NeverMitt Utah GOP Senate Primary Is Tomorrow Vote Dr. Mike Kennedy

    06/25/2018 8:28:52 PM PDT · by Qathleen · 56 replies
    ConservativeHQ ^ | CHQ Staff
    An email from Dr. Mike Kennedy, the principled limited government constitutional conservative who beat Mitt Romney for the Senate nomination at the Utah Republican State Convention, reminded us that the Utah Republican Primary Run-Off is Tuesday.
  • Vanity - Utah voters, reject Mitt Romney in tomorrow's Senate primary.

    06/25/2018 3:25:59 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 23 replies
    The voters in the state of Utah have their Mid-Term election primary election tomorrow. Mitt Romney is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate. The Utah voters should massively reject this Republican Establishment, Never Trump, Trump Hater, Mitt Romney. If these voters give Romney a primary victory, they will rue the day they ever supported him. He has already been rejected by the Republican State Convention...a few months back. Romney runs in the same league as John McCain, Jeff Flake. Bob Corker, Democrat Radical, Maxine Waters, etc. Romney & McCain were both weak and failed, beaten candidates for POTUS,...
  • Romney: I will speak out against Trump on issues of 'substantial significance'

    06/24/2018 11:55:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/24/18 | Brett Samuels
    Mitt Romney said Sunday he will continue to speak out against President Trump when he sees fit, but acknowledged that he agrees with a number of the president's policies. Romney, who is campaigning for U.S. Senate in Utah, penned an op-ed for The Salt Lake Tribune. He sought to clarify his stance on Trump, whom Romney has alternately criticized and praised dating back to his own 2012 presidential campaign. "If you elect me your senator, I will fight with vigor for the interests of our state and nation. I will endorse the president’s policies that support those interests. Hopefully, there...
  • Mitt Romney: Where I stand on the Trump agenda

    06/24/2018 10:46:15 AM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 57 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 6/24/2018 | Mitt Romney
    One of the questions I am asked frequently on the campaign trail is whether as Senator I will support the Trump agenda. I’ve learned this means different things to different people. That difference, I believe, is a defining choice for Republicans.
  • GOP’s McCain and Romney Were on the FBI’s Radar for Funding Trump Dossier..

    06/19/2018 1:53:21 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 37 replies
    True Pundit ^ | June 19, 2018
    GOP’s McCain and Romney Were on the FBI’s Radar for Funding Trump Dossier; Then Comey Pulled the Plug on the Probe John McCain’s and Mitt Romney’s ties to Fusion GPS had the makings of a promising federal investigation before FBI agents were told to stand down and walk away from compelling evidence, FBI insiders said. Now Romney is running for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, another lesson in why the FBI’s chronic issuance of get-out-of-jail-free cards has turned the once-great law enforcement agency into a rubber-stamping political hack. Almost one year ago True Pundit broke the story linking McCain...
  • Meet the 'plain old guy' who could end Mitt Romney's political career

    06/18/2018 8:59:49 PM PDT · by Impy · 27 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 6-13-2018 | Daniel Allott
    SALT LAKE CITY — The way Mike Kennedy sees it, he’s “just a plain old guy.” He’s no Mitt Romney, the millionaire Republican elder statesman and Kennedy’s opponent for the party’s nomination for Utah’s soon-to-be-open Senate seat. And he’s certainly no Ted Kennedy, the late liberal senator with whom he shares a surname but not a bloodline. Nope. Mike Kennedy’s “just a plain old guy” who “comes from dirt.” Mike Kennedy is not really plain or old. He’s a physician, and a lawyer, and a three-term state legislator, a husband and father of eight children. He’s a practicing member of...
  • 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.
  • Dinesh D’Souza: Left Had Romney ‘Hiding Under His Desk’ with Tactics that Didn’t Work Against Trump

    06/10/2018 1:49:27 AM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Michell Moons
    Filmmaker and conservative author Dinesh D’Souza explained the “gangsterization of American politics,” using his own conviction under Obama and his pardon under Trump in a speech to Road to Majority conference attendees in Washington, DC, on Saturday. He said the left’s attacks that worked on Romney don’t work on Donald Trump. He described the defensive posture of Romney, “up against the wall, hiding under his desk” when his opponents went after him for being too rich. “The problem with accusing Trump of being too rich is is that he sits down and explains to you he’s even richer than you...
  • Romney Converts to Trumpism, Never Trumper

    06/09/2018 9:45:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 43 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 6/09/18 | Jeff Crouere
    President Trump seems to be convincing some of his harshest critics, even a former “Never Trumper” like Mitt Romney In the 2012 presidential campaign, Republican nominee Mitt Romney had victory in his sights after a strong first debate performance against the incumbent, Barack Obama. Instead of continuing to campaign on the offensive, Romney decided to play defense, tamp down his criticism of Obama and finish the race on a positive note. This lamebrain strategy failed miserably as Romney lost the final two debates, in which he refused to vigorously condemn Obama and his horrible policies. Not surprisingly, Obama won the...
  • 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...