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  • Romney Applauded After Panel Moderator Refers To Him As ‘Probably The Most Courageous Lawmaker’ In US

    02/16/2020 8:23:06 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 15, 2020 | David Krayden
    Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was toasted at the Munich Security Conference Saturday as “probably the most courageous lawmaker we have in the United States.” “He was governor of Massachusetts early in his career. He was the person who organized the Salt Lake Winter Olympics — one of the most successful. He was the Republican nominee in 2012. He’s got a doctorate in law from Harvard … And he is probably the most courageous lawmaker we have in the United States,” the panel moderator said. The audience then applauded.
  • VIDEO: Romney 2020 vs 2012: Watch MSNBCers Flip Their Views

    02/10/2020 11:09:16 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 10, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Right now in 2020, much of the media is showing incredible love for Mitt Romney. Why? Because he was the only Republican in the Senate to vote to convict President Trump during the impeachment trial. However, contrast this new found love for Romney to the disdain and hate they had for him in 2012 when he ran against their Obama Messiah. In this video we take a look at the laughably contradictory views taken by MSNBCers Chris Matthews, Lawrence O'Donnell, and Joe Scarborough towards Romney in the years 2020 versus 2012. It seems that if you oppose Trump,...
  • The Story Mitt Romney Should Have Read Before He Betrayed the GOP on Impeachment

    02/07/2020 9:41:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 7, 2020 | Matt Vespa
    The Democrats’ impeachment push is dead. A lot of us knew this would be the outcome. Republicans control the Senate. There was no way 67 Senators were going to sign off on this hyper-partisan witch-hunt. This was dead from the start. Still, we all knew Democrats were fishing for reasons to impeach Trump. Russian collusion was the top idea for two years before Robert Mueller’s report killed that narrative. Then, came this Ukraine angle, which was an offshoot of the Trump-Kremlin collusion myth. You all know the story. Trump allegedly threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine unless they investigated Hunter...
  • Vanity Re: Romney's conscience

    02/06/2020 2:31:14 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 51 replies
    While governor of Massachusetts, Romney wrestled his conscience over religious and moral issues like abortion and homosexual marriage and even though his Faith (assuming he believes in the bible) teaches otherwise, he found a way to personally justify both. In fact, he admitted that he was in favor of abortion for most of his adult life. His conscience allowed him to become pro-life only after it also allowed him to switch most of his long-held principles from liberal to conservative so he could run for president as a republican. I think Mitt's conscience works for the other side. Expediency trumps...
  • Elizabeth Warren: ‘Decent and Honorable’ Romney ‘Did the Right Thing’

    02/06/2020 1:27:29 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/05/2020 | Pam Key
    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Wednesday on MSNBC that Sen. Mitt Romney’s (R-UT) vote to convict President Donald Trump on the first article of impeachment was “the right thing to do.” When asked what she thought of Romney’s speech on the Senate floor, Warren said, “I thought I was listening to a decent and honorable man who stood up and did the right thing.”
  • Mike Lee: Republicans in Utah 'very upset' over Mitt Romney voting to convict Trump

    02/06/2020 1:17:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 6, 2020 | Joshua Nelson
    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said on Thursday that Republicans in Utah are not pleased with the state's other Republican senator, Mitt Romney, after he voted to convict President Trump for abuse of power in the Senate impeachment trial. “There will be some people who might be happy with it, and they might be called Democrats, for the most part. I think Republicans are very upset about it. And I, for one, disagree with it and disagree with it strongly,” Lee told Shannon Bream on “Fox News at Night.” ~snip~ Lee pushed back on Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., for praising Romney’s...
  • Explaining why Mitt Romney really voted to convict Trump

    02/06/2020 8:19:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/06/2020 | Taylor Lewis
    Mitt Romney didn't just shoot inside the Grand Old Party's tent by voting for one article of impeachment against President Trump. The Utah senator became a heretic to the very people who once supported him, financially and electorally. The vote for conviction goes beyond mere policy disagreement, such as the proper tax rate for depreciation recapture. It goes beyond refusing to defend your party head. What Romney did was lob a M67 into the center of the Republican Party, intended for everyone from Ted Cruz to Susan Collins to lifelong GOP member Ethel Grannysmith in Boca Raton, before retreating to...
  • Trump tweets video about Romney! This is Awesome!

    02/05/2020 3:52:28 PM PST · by grayboots · 53 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/5/2020 | PDJT
    Totally burns Romney. We have a President who fights and I love it!!!
  • Top Romney Adviser worked with Hunter Biden on board of Ukrainian Energy Company

    02/05/2020 12:41:46 PM PST · by Freedom56v2 · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09.28.19 | Erielle Davidson
    As Democrats and the media remain fanatically obsessed with assembling some form of a “quid pro quo” from the infamous Trump-Zelensky phone call, new details have emerged regarding Burisma, the company for which Hunter Biden worked and the company that Ukraine’s top prosecutor had been investigating before Vice President Joe Biden had the prosecutor fired via a months-long pressure campaign. According to web archives, top Mitt Romney adviser Joseph Cofer Black, who publicly goes by “Cofer Black,” joined Burisma’s board of directors while Hunter Biden was also serving on the board. According to The New Yorker, Hunter joined Burisma’s board...
  • Romney says he had to follow 'conscience' on vote to convict Trump, expects ‘enormous consequences’

    02/05/2020 11:56:30 AM PST · by seanmerc · 380 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5 Feb 2020 | Tyler Olson
    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told Fox News' Chris Wallace Wednesday in an exclusive interview that he "had to follow my conscience" in deciding to vote to convict President Trump on abuse of power, a decision that's likely to lead to serious blowback from Trump and others in the Republican Party. "I believe that the act he took, an effort to corrupt an election is as destructive an attack on the oath of office and our Constitution as I can imagine," Romney said. "It is a high crime and misdemeanor within the meaning of the Constitution, and that is not a...
  • Romney announces he will vote to convict President Trump in impeachment trial [Pierre Delecto strikes again]

    02/05/2020 11:31:23 AM PST · by seanmerc · 131 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5 Feb 2020 | Fox News
    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, says he will vote to convict President Trump in the Senate's impeachment trial.
  • Mitt to vote to convict Trump

    02/05/2020 11:14:14 AM PST · by fhayek · 392 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Program
    As per Mark Steyn, Mitt will vote to remove President Trump
  • Mitt Romney 'formally not invited' to CPAC after impeachment vote on witnesses

    01/31/2020 5:46:04 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 233 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 31, 2020 08:11 PM | Anthony Leonardi
    The chairman of CPAC announced that Utah Sen. Mitt Romney is "formally not invited" to the conservative group's annual conference this year. Matt Schlapp, the head of the American Conservative Union, said Romney is not allowed at the event after the Utah Republican voted in favor of summoning witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Romney was one of two Republicans who joined 47 Democrats in supporting the motion, which failed to pass on Friday. "BREAKING: The 'extreme conservative' and Junior Senator from the great state of Utah, @SenatorRomney is formally NOT invited to #CPAC2020," Schlapp wrote in...
  • Is Romney Going To Vote To Remove Trump?

    01/31/2020 9:35:19 PM PST · by rintintin · 79 replies
    Hot Air ^ | Jan 31 2020 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Trumpers are going to read that headline and respond, “YES, AND HE ALWAYS WAS,” but I don’t think that’s true. There’s too much for him to lose and too little to gain by casting a vote to remove that’s functionally meaningless to make this an easy call for him. He has almost five full years left in the Senate and may well spend all five having to deal with an embittered Trump administration that won’t do him a single favor if he votes the wrong way here. He’ll piss off thousands upon thousands of Republican constituents back home, some of...
  • Romney fosters 2024 speculation with criticism of Trump during impeachment

    01/31/2020 4:51:20 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 189 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 01-31-2020 | David M. Drucker
    Mitt Romney is stoking suspicions that he is eyeing a third White House bid in 2024 after the Utah Republican broke with his party and insisted on witnesses at President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. A second Republican strategist neither affiliated with nor opposed to Trump agreed that Romney’s maneuvering during the four-month impeachment process was calculated. This veteran operative predicted the senator would be active after the November elections, trying to restore the internationalist, “Chamber of Commerce” Republicanism that dominated the GOP before the elevation of Trump, a populist and a nationalist. “He is cynically betting on an...
  • Mike Lee on Romney: Utah and the Senate are lucky to have him.

    01/31/2020 4:40:01 PM PST · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    Mike Lee on Twitter ^ | 1/31/20 44 mins ago | Mike Lee
    Mitt Romney is a good friend and an excellent Senator. We have disagreed about a lot in this trial. But he has my respect for the thoughtfulness, integrity, and guts he has shown throughout this process. Utah and the Senate are lucky to have him.— Mike Lee (@SenMikeLee) January 31, 2020
  • Breaking: Romney’s A Yes On Witnesses

    01/31/2020 7:50:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 174 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 31, 2020 | Ed Morrissey
    And so it comes down to Lisa Murkowski in the end. Will the vote on witnesses end in a 50-50 tie, or will Republicans have a narrow majority to carry the day toward a swift conclusion of Donald Trump’s Senate trial? Earlier this morning, CNN’s Manu Raju reported that Mitt Romney had decided to vote for witnesses and documents to extend the House investigation:
  • Mitt Romney Makes ‘Strong’ Push On Impeachment Witnesses Behind Closed Doors, Colleagues Push Back

    01/28/2020 10:14:31 AM PST · by Antoninus · 143 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | January 28, 2020 | James Barrett
    Both in front of the cameras and behind closed doors, Republican Sen. Mitt Romney (UT) has embraced the role of leader of the Senate resistance to the party line on impeachment witnesses — and some of his colleagues are making brutally clear how they feel about it. In a private lunch with fellow Senate Republicans Monday, the frequent critic of President Trump reportedly “made a strong pitch” for calling additional witnesses for the Senate trial, according to Politico’s sources. In addition to trying to convince fellow Republicans to defect behind the scenes, Romney is going public with his plea. “The...
  • Romney says 'very likely' he'll be in favor of witnesses but won't decide until after opening arguments

    01/25/2020 4:12:42 PM PST · by Magnatron · 155 replies
    CNN ^ | 25 January 2020 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Sen. Mitt Romney said Saturday that it's "very likely" that he'll be in favor of calling witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but won't decide until after opening arguments. "I think it's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses, but I haven't made a decision finally yet and I won't until the testimony is completed," the Utah Republican said, following the first day of the Trump team's opening arguments. Asked if he thought the defense team was effective, Romney replied, "I just don't have any comments on the process or the evidence until the trial is...
  • Romney loses GOP support in Utah after challenging Trump on impeachment

    01/17/2020 4:40:10 PM PST · by Diogenesis · 102 replies
    washington examiner ^ | January 17, 2020 | Kerry Picket
    Romney loses GOP support in Utah after challenging Trump on impeachment "Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney lost support from Republicans and independents in his home state during the weeks after he called for witnesses in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, a new poll shows. The Morning Consult survey found support for Romney, 72, going down after he called for former national security adviser John Bolton to testify at Trump’s impeachment trial, which began on Thursday. ... In the prior quarter, 65% of Utah Republicans supported Romney, and while a majority still do presently, that number sank to 57%. ... Democrats...