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Mitt Romney says shutdown not ‘way to get things done’

Mitt Romney says shutdown not ‘way to get things done’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney says he doesn’t think using the government shutdown to push for funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border is the right way “to get things done.” The Standard-Examiner newspaper reports the Utah senator made the comments Tuesday night in Farmington, Utah, during […]

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Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues. The event is set for Tuesday night in Farmington, at the Davis County Administration Building. Romney also appeared in Ogden last week to meet […]

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Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t agree to “another few miles” of barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Romney made […]

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Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t agree to “another few miles” of barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Romney made […]

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Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral’, wants a Romney 2020 run

Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral’, wants a Romney 2020 run

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid says he thinks President Donald Trump has no conscience and says he’d like to see Utah Sen. Mitt Romney run against Trump in 2020 for the GOP nomination for president. The 79-year-old Democrat said in a radio interview Thursday with KNPR […]

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Trump answers Romney criticism: ‘I won big, and he didn’t’

Trump answers Romney criticism: ‘I won big, and he didn’t’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with biting public criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday, reminding him that “I won big, and he didn’t.” Days away from joining the Senate’s Republican majority, Romney broadly criticized Trump’s policies and character in a newspaper column, arguing that the […]

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Incoming Sen. Romney questions Trump’s ‘character’ in op-ed

Incoming Sen. Romney questions Trump’s ‘character’ in op-ed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney says President Donald Trump’s “conduct over the past two years … is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office.” The Republican presidential nominee in 2012 is praising some of Trump’s policy decisions in a Washington Post op-ed […]

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Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney spent five times as much as his Democratic opponent in his campaign to win a U.S. Senate seat. The Deseret News reports that new campaign finance reports show that Romney spent nearly $5.2 million and was left with $353,000 in his account. He got […]

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Only on AP: Mormons support GOP, but Trump approval lags

Only on AP: Mormons support GOP, but Trump approval lags

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nationwide survey of midterm voters found that about two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but approval for President Donald Trump lags behind. The AP VoteCast data reaffirms Trump’s struggle to gain widespread acceptance among Mormons despite the faith’s deep-rooted conservative leanings. […]

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Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney handily won a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state of Utah on Tuesday after a campaign where he backed off his once-fierce criticism of President Donald Trump. He will replace longtime Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is […]

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