RNC Chair Jabs Mitt Romney - Her Uncle - For Anti-Trump Op-Ed

Bob Corker

In this week's Washington Post, the newly elected junior senator from Utah and 2012 presidential nominee, launched a scathing critique of President Trump, a fellow Republican.

In his op-ed, Romney said President Trump's character falls short of what is required of a president.

Trump used the social media blast to answer his own question about whether Romney would follow in Flake's footsteps as one of the Republican caucus' leading critics of his presidency and behavior.

"Would much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he can be helpful". It did not. When he won the election, I hoped he would rise to the occasion.

It's unclear where this family feud will go next, but surely there is glaring evidence that Romney's niece is unhappy with her uncle.

While he gained some qualified praise from Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans, Romney's piece also drew the ire of some top GOP members, including the libertarian-leaning Sen.

Romney, who joins the Senate on Thursday, vowed to oppose any of Trump's actions that he deems "divisive, racist, sexist, anti-immigrant, dishonest or destructive to democratic institutions" - a raft of buzzwords that could have come from the mouth of any given Democrat.

At the White House on Wednesday, Trump reiterated his suggestion that Romney be more of a "team player".

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"As a nation, we have been blessed with presidents who have called on the greatness of the American spirit". Some dove into the inescapable political archives to discuss Romney's acceptance of past Trump endorsements and call him a hypocrite.

In February past year, Trump endorsed Romney's run for a Senate seat in Utah.

Romney also said in the piece that Trump's presidency has weakened America's influence overseas, writing that "Trump's words and actions have caused dismay around the world".

Infamous waffler Romney, who had trashed "fake, fraud, con man, and phony" Trump in the primaries leading up to the 2016 election by saying things like "His promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University".

Romney responded, "Thank you Mr. President for the support. For an incoming Republican freshman senator to attack @realDonaldTrump as their first act feeds into what the Democrats and media want and is disappointing and unproductive".

The same year though, the pair met for dinner amid reports Trump was mulling appointing Romney as his Secretary of State. While Romney acknowledged that while he agrees with some of the president's ideas, "policies and appointments are only a part of a presidency".

Steve Bannon, Trump's former White House chief strategist and campaign strategist, once referred to his then-boss as a "streetfighter".

Although Trump endorsed Romney in the 2012 presidential campaign, the relationship took a more bitter direction in 2016.

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