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Romney 2020? Republicans speculate
that Romney´s likely Senate run is
the start of something much bigger

Business Insider, by Allan Smith and Eliza Relman

Original Article

Posted By:tisHimself, 1/21/2018 2:16:43 PM

It´s no secret that Mitt Romney is, in all likelihood, going to run for a Senate seat in Utah. What´s less clear, however, is why the man who was the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and is now retired and occupying an elder-statesman role in a party torn into warring factions would want to serve as a junior senator. Once elected, Romney would find himself embroiled in day-to-day congressional fights and less free to voice his criticisms of the White House, while losing some of the deference he´s been shown by members of his own party. But listen to any number of Republicans and

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Skywise, 1/21/2018 2:20:40 PM     (No. 11517782)

Total nonsense and BS - he’s going to run as senator but not even bother to serve half the term?

The man is a fool and I’m ashamed I ever had to vote for him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pessimist, 1/21/2018 2:21:18 PM     (No. 11517783)

To quote the Everly Brothers: Dream, dream, dream.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: franq, 1/21/2018 2:21:47 PM     (No. 11517784)

He wouldn´t even carry Massachusetts. That´s a joke, son...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 1/21/2018 2:21:58 PM     (No. 11517785)

Mitt couldn´t even beat Obama with a lousy economy and Obamacare. This guy was a big-time loser.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hpmatt, 1/21/2018 2:23:51 PM     (No. 11517789)

mittens - vote for you once, shame on you
vote for you twice - shame on me

not gonna happen - maybe you should run as a democrat

btw - when Trump is finished fixing everything, we really won´t need a surrender-fixer at that time...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: twocentsworth, 1/21/2018 2:24:27 PM     (No. 11517791)

What makes anyone think Romney would be even a serious consideration in 2020? Let´s get a bit forward looking folks.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/21/2018 2:26:01 PM     (No. 11517794)

He certainly doesn´t have my vote.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: moebellini3, 1/21/2018 2:28:47 PM     (No. 11517797)

Not again. Romney is smart and very successful but he lacks one thing. That one thing is the ability to get into a nasty political fight with a low life democrat. Democrats will lie and cheat and do anything to destroy you and your family. Its why he lost to Obama. With all of the red flags about Obama, Romney let him skate of every issue. He refused to go after Obama for whatever reason. Trump has the ability to go after someone and protect himself. Its why he won. He refdused to roll over for the Clintons or anyone else. Romney should just stay home. Got it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muguy, 1/21/2018 2:29:39 PM     (No. 11517798)

Nobama showed up sparingly for two years after being a senator--

Mittens is DONE, and if the RINOcrats endorse even a hint of AMNESTY or keeping the LOTTERY, or continuing to allow CHAIN MIGRATION, the RINOS will be weakened.

If the memo showing direct interference and a conspiracy of collution going on and the House republicans don´t let the public see it and Hithery, Comey, Rice, Lynch, and Nobama don´t get properly outted, the GOPe is finished for completely going along with the scandal

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Reply 10 - Posted by: daisymay, 1/21/2018 2:33:38 PM     (No. 11517802)

How many tries to be President should a person get? Geesh! He wasn´t liked then and he won´t be if he runs again. All he will do is divide the Party and allow a DEMOCRAT to win. Maybe that´s his plan. Anything to see Trump defeated!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: M2, 1/21/2018 2:38:37 PM     (No. 11517806)

We need a streetfighter like Trump, not a linguine spined wuss. And certainly not in 2020. Diamond & Silk would make better presidents than Romney. Hell, they would be better than just about anybody would run on our side.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: OBX Pete, 1/21/2018 2:40:27 PM     (No. 11517810)

Which ticket would he run on......The Rino Party maybe ???

Ridiculous....this guy is a big time loser !!!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 1/21/2018 2:40:45 PM     (No. 11517811)

This guy is such a loser, a globalist and anti-Trumper that he is probably a Barry Soetoro/Valerie Jarrett and George Soros favorite. It may be impossible to stop a guy with that kinda support behind him.

Plus Swamp Master McConnell is willing to spend millions of our dollars on him. Imagine the wave of commercials that will be coming out.

I guess we can expect to see a wave of illegals to start lining up in Utah for the votes just in case the average Utah citizen isn´t brain washed enough to vote for this carpet bagger.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Aasilver, 1/21/2018 2:50:21 PM     (No. 11517823)

He will be 71 in 2 months and 74 shortly after inauguration day 2021.

I am 79 and I think a President should start at no older than 70.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 1/21/2018 3:07:54 PM     (No. 11517832)

If Romney runs for and wins the senate seat, well, I am not going to second guess the voters of Utah, a state I have never even visited. And IMO any Republican is better than any Democrat when it comes to the key issue of votes on judicial nominees.

Having said that though, I do wonder why traditionally GOP states such as Utah and Arizona have such thin benches. Why haven´t their state legislatures bred promising talent for the national level?


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Reply 16 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 1/21/2018 3:08:35 PM     (No. 11517834)

Mittens you are sniffing up the wrong tree. You are not wanted by We The People, or the Deplorables.

Play in Utah if you must, but don´t think for a second you would be supported at a national level.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/21/2018 3:09:36 PM     (No. 11517835)

Barf, get real; signed #neverromney!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney, 1/21/2018 3:14:29 PM     (No. 11517836)

Pres. TRUMP in 2020 will continue to, ´´Make America Great Again!!!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 1/21/2018 3:20:49 PM     (No. 11517840)

Hahahaha!

No.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 1/21/2018 3:26:17 PM     (No. 11517841)

The only people who think that Mitt Romney would be a serious contender for the 2020 Republican nomination thought Jeb Bush was a shoe-in for the 2016 Republican nomination.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 1/21/2018 3:28:34 PM     (No. 11517842)

If he ran against Hillary the two of them could fill a complete season of “The Biggest Loser”

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Reply 22 - Posted by: dvc, 1/21/2018 3:31:40 PM     (No. 11517845)

Romney is a globalist, leftist RINO. I hope that the people of Utah are not so stupid as to vote for him in the primary.

No kind of Repub.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: chumley, 1/21/2018 3:38:38 PM     (No. 11517851)

Are we going to have to bring back the term used here years ago, the "Vichi Republicans"? Did he go to France to learn how to surrender?
Despite holding my nose so tightly it bled, I voted for him once. Never again. If the RNC continues doubling down on dumb, which it appears they are going to do, to blazes with them.
I hope they are pleasing Master Soros.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: LittleRedHen1, 1/21/2018 4:06:03 PM     (No. 11517865)

I have contributed to Republican candidates running in other states. I will contribute to the most conservative, likely Republican winner in the Utah Senate primary (if it isn´t Romney); and to the demon-crat if Romney gets the Republican nomination for the Senate.

Never again Romney.

And since the article raises the idea of senators running for president, why repeat the insanity? A senator is a kibitzer, (one who looks on and often offers unwanted advice or comment).

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Reply 25 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/21/2018 4:16:58 PM     (No. 11517869)

Romney´s political career must be stomped like the cockroach you encounter in the kitchen late at night.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: MainelySane, 1/21/2018 4:17:43 PM     (No. 11517870)

He´s a BS artist and a total wimp. He couldn´t stand up to Obama and Crowley.. how could he stand up against Schumer and Pelosi?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 1/21/2018 4:32:36 PM     (No. 11517890)

I just hope that the Romneybots don´t invade this forum again - - the way they did in 2012.

How many of you remember that I was suspended - -
for using the term "Romneybot"?

Those were the really bad old days for this board.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/21/2018 4:35:49 PM     (No. 11517893)

He’s going to challenge Trump. Trumps going to kick his woosie rear end badly, very badly.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Muncssister, 1/21/2018 4:43:08 PM     (No. 11517898)

I would not vote for him again even if he were the last republican on the face of this earth.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: kate318, 1/21/2018 5:09:36 PM     (No. 11517907)

I know there are Romney supporters on this site. Please save him from himself, and a world of embarrassment. Talk him out of this foolisishness. For his sake.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: FormerDem, 1/21/2018 5:26:00 PM     (No. 11517917)

Nope! He choked and left us to face the witch alone. Compare to Trump, who when he worked out how much worse this was than he thought, threw himself between us and the witch and fought to win. Scram, Romney. Scram. This is too hard for you. Scram.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/21/2018 5:33:27 PM     (No. 11517921)

If the wimpy Republicans nominate Romney over a sitting President Trump in 2020 they will lose the election because a big percentage of Trump supporters would stay home, there is no doubt about that.

The Republican Party has been known as the "Stupid Party" for a longtime,and there is a small chance that they might try to do that, because especially the DC Republican politicians would love to get rid of Trump, so that they could get back to the business of making money even if the Democrats are running things, that´s how the Republican segment of the DC Uni-party has worked.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/21/2018 6:52:31 PM     (No. 11517997)

Mitt, allow us to remind you that you lost 2 of 3 debates against Bathhouse Barry when he was running on a miserable, failed record.

Trump will be a lot tougher than Obama and your ditzy nemesis Candy Crowley


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Reply 34 - Posted by: thewarden, 1/21/2018 7:34:38 PM     (No. 11518038)

But...he put his dog on the roof of the car!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bmoc, 1/21/2018 8:02:09 PM     (No. 11518052)

Why is these websites use a size 6 font and then have photos that take 30 seconds to scroll over?

As far as Romney goes... please. Go home. Buy some real expensive rum, maybe mix it with some Coke and relax.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: snakeoil, 1/21/2018 8:28:48 PM     (No. 11518088)

The only way Mittens would run for POTUS in 2020 is if PT decided not to seek a second term. If the demoncraps prevail in 2018 and create a total gridlock, PT might decide to chuck it. Hope it won´t happen. I would prefer anything to Mr. Clean (Cory Booker), Willie Brown´s Garden Tool, or Princess Liealota. As Einstein said it´s all relative.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: radrelic, 1/22/2018 4:21:21 AM     (No. 11518307)

Born to serve?

As we try to assess what Mitt is up to I think we project our own insides onto his motives.

He felt that he was a flawed candidate when asked to run again or after his 2012 loss. It would take a very significant need of the country or his well liked GOPe or his vision of what the GOP should be is my assessment.

He sent himself out to be an opposition voice to obama when GWB was setting the Bush clan´s example of not interfering with a sitting president.
I don´t think the dems took the Bush example of class to heart. LOL?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 1/22/2018 9:49:51 AM     (No. 11518506)

Democrats steal elections, and Republicans throw elections.

Romney´s goal has less to do with winning, and more to do with Trump losing. RINOs would be perfectly content with a Democratic President.

Democrats are tyrants and bullies. Republicans are sneaks and backstabbers.

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John McCain always said he’d go down fighting, and so he has, dickering from his deathbed over CIA nominee Gina Haspel and pre-emptively disinviting President Donald Trump from his funeral, then leaving as a legacy some fierce final words for the leader of his party, who is now a political enemy. All Trump displays is “a reality-show facsimile of toughness,” the six-term Arizona senator and former GOP presidential candidate, who for a generation of Washington politicians has defined genuine toughness, writes in his forthcoming memoir. The irony of McCain’s curtain-closing contretemps with the president is that it is clearly

F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate
Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to
Spy, as Trump Claims

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New York Times, by Adam Goldman*    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 5/19/2018 9:19:45 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Trump accused the F.B.I. on Friday, without evidence, of sending a spy to secretly infiltrate his 2016 campaign “for political purposes” even before the bureau had any inkling of the “phony Russia hoax.” In fact, F.B.I. agents sent an informant to talk to two campaign advisers only after they received evidence that the pair had suspicious contacts linked to Russia during the campaign. The informant, an American academic who teaches in Britain, made contact late that summer with one campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, according to people familiar with the matter. He also met repeatedly in the

Top Intel Dem warns Republicans:
Don´t try to out FBI source

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Max Greenwood    Original Article
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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) warned Republican lawmakers on Friday not to expose the identity of top-secret FBI informant, saying that to do so would be "irresponsible" — and potentially illegal. "It would be at best irresponsible, and at worst potentially illegal, for members of Congress to use their positions to learn the identity of an FBI source for the purpose of undermining the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in our election," Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement. "Anyone who is entrusted with our nation’s highest secrets should act with the gravity and

Jimmy Carter drops crowd-size zinger aimed
at Trump during Liberty University commencement

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Washington Examiner, by Laura Barrón-López    Original Article
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Former President Jimmy Carter jabbed President Trump during his commencement speech at Liberty University in Virginia on Saturday, joking about the crowd size at the event. Carter pointed out that the crowd size at the commencement was bigger this year than when Trump spoke to Liberty graduates in 2017, the Associated Press reported. “I don’t know if President Trump would admit that," Carter said, referring to the Trump’s claim, which was widely determined to be false, that his inauguration crowd exceeded 1 million people. Carter wasn´t the only one to bring up the Trump inauguration crowd size Saturday. The Twitter

Obama education secretary: No
children should go to school
until gun laws are changed

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Laura Barrón-López    Original Article
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Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan said parents should pull their children out of school until Congress passes gun control legislation. "What if no children went to school until gun laws changed to keep them safe?" Duncan tweeted Saturday. Duncan, who served as secretary under President Obama, called the step "tragically necessary." "My family is all in if we can do this at scale. Parents, will you please join us?" he said. Duncan´s plea comes one day after 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry´s royal wedding:
Guests begin arriving, couple´s new titles revealed

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Fox News, by Leora Arnowitz    Original Article
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WINDSOR, England – Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s big day has come, and the sun is shining outside of St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle where early guests arrived about four hours before the royal wedding is set to begin. Many of the first guests to arrive were part of the approximately 1,200 members of the public that Markle and Prince Harry invited to witness their wedding, some of whom were invited due to their involvement in specific charities that are meaningful to the couple. Those guests will watch the wedding from a designated area outside of the castle, while


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