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Posted By: tisHimself, 6/8/2019 5:46:20 AM

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he's not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not throw his weight behind anyone during the 2020 campaign. "I don't think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit," the Republican former presidential candidate told reporters during an annual gathering of political leaders, wealthy donors and powerful businesspeople in the Utah ski-resort town of Park City. "I wouldn't be surprised if I stay out of the endorsements."


Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he's not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not throw his weight behind anyone during the 2020 campaign. "I don't think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit," the Republican former presidential candidate told reporters during an annual gathering of political leaders, wealthy donors and powerful businesspeople in the Utah ski-resort town of Park City. "I wouldn't be surprised if I stay out of the endorsements."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doconc 6/8/2019 6:05:39 AM (No. 93204)
Go away Mittens.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cindiana 6/8/2019 6:06:40 AM (No. 93205)
I guess he believes each of us who voted for him for President did so because we unconditionally loved him?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 6/8/2019 6:12:21 AM (No. 93207)
NeverTrumpers should save themselves (and us) a world of hurt and just go ahead and switch parties now. They can no longer pretend that every move they make doesn't aid and abet the Democrats, and that that's not intentionally so is no longer a credible excuse. Jump, Mitt. It's clear you want to.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Captleemo 6/8/2019 6:21:23 AM (No. 93212)
Utah should do America a favor and recall this guy. What an embarrassment he has turned out to be.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ARKfamily 6/8/2019 6:24:19 AM (No. 93214)
I guess a lot of people should have had that attitude when he was running for President?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Upright2 6/8/2019 6:28:40 AM (No. 93217)
An endorsement from him certainly is worth much less than a thimble of spit. He's delusional. No one cares what he thinks.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: La Dotta 6/8/2019 6:29:29 AM (No. 93218)
Romney's endorsement, especially, is not worth a thimble of spit.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: hoosierblue 6/8/2019 6:30:03 AM (No. 93219)
Why don't you just stay out of politics all together, Mitt!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: HPmatt 6/8/2019 6:31:09 AM (No. 93220)
Your dad sure made good cars boy - love the AMC Matador, and the Pacer - a collectors item... Acorn doesn't fall far from the tree...
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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/8/2019 6:33:12 AM (No. 93223)
"I don't think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit." Yours certainly isn't, just like your word.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: anniebc 6/8/2019 6:40:06 AM (No. 93232)
What a narcissist.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: M2 6/8/2019 6:40:22 AM (No. 93233)
He is right about one thing - his endorsement will mean nothing one way or the other.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ROLFNader 6/8/2019 6:45:33 AM (No. 93236)
Gee Mitt, you're starting to sound a bit like Hillary..
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Nimby 6/8/2019 6:58:35 AM (No. 93252)
Rich coming from one who couldn’t carry the ball to the end zone
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Reply 15 - Posted by: jar 6/8/2019 7:00:05 AM (No. 93254)
Sore loser.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: blueline 6/8/2019 7:04:35 AM (No. 93259)
Oh dear. Is Mittens under the faulty impression that anyone actually cares? An intervention may be necessary.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 6/8/2019 7:07:20 AM (No. 93262)
I knew that he would be another McCain, he thinks it makes him a star. All it does is make him look pathetic. I can't believe that I actually voted for him and I hope the people of Utah sober up, although I know they are basically stuck with him for another 41/2 yrs.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/8/2019 7:07:32 AM (No. 93263)
Of course not. Just heard this on the radio, and the full statement is he may not support Trump like he did in 2016. That is a lie. Romney never supported Trump! Go away Mitt. You are no longer a Republican. Switch parties. You do not care about the country or its citizens. You are in it for yourself, and the only people you will support are those that will donate to you in a big way. You are nothing but a political prostitute.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: ramona 6/8/2019 7:08:16 AM (No. 93264)
Make like a Rambler, Mitt, and just stroll on over to the DNC. Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 20 - Posted by: PChristopher 6/8/2019 7:16:13 AM (No. 93276)
What an arrogant, self-important schlub
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Reply 21 - Posted by: judy 6/8/2019 7:18:00 AM (No. 93278)
News Flash! Romney loves Romney.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: 3XALADY 6/8/2019 7:20:40 AM (No. 93284)
Why do we have to continue to read his incoherent ramblings. He need to go count his money, then sit down and shaddup. No one gives a rat's patootie about what he thinks or says. I'm sick of him already.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Daisymay 6/8/2019 7:31:06 AM (No. 93298)
Nobody expects MITT to do the right thing and support the President of his Party. We expect him to rail against Trump for as long as he can. But then, nobody pays attention to Mitt anyway. He's kind of the Crazy Uncle in the Room at Thanksgiving, sitting in a corner talking to himself!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: rochow 6/8/2019 7:52:03 AM (No. 93329)
Memo to Romney: no one cares! By the time you might be running in 2020 you will be forgotten even more! Advice to Romney: you may want to switch parties, because you are so much more at home with Dems than R's!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 6/8/2019 7:56:26 AM (No. 93334)
Such utterances from this RINO are reinforcing my suspicion that he intentionally ran a lousy campaign in 2012 because he did not wish to unseat The One.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 6/8/2019 8:16:38 AM (No. 93351)
Romney would do well to stick to small time politics, or running as a Socialist Democrats, after all there are no other parties that are willing to call themselves the Stab In The Back par;ty and that's his best chance.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: mizzmac 6/8/2019 8:18:12 AM (No. 93353)
Mitt. Still the master of the nice nothing-burger.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: CEP 6/8/2019 8:22:55 AM (No. 93357)
No one really cares what you think Mitt. You are not that important and in fact a real disappointment.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Strike3 6/8/2019 8:28:08 AM (No. 93364)
Nobody cares, Mitt, shut up, go home and wash that big "L" off your forehead. Anybody who lost a debate to a drug-addled, communist, muslim, illegal immigrant from Kenya whose stated goal was to destroy America does not deserve an audience.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Philipsonh 6/8/2019 8:33:04 AM (No. 93370)
Back-stabbing, Rhino Romney is a total fool who should never have been voted into office. He belongs in teh Democratic party.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Califedup 6/8/2019 8:38:53 AM (No. 93381)
The arrogance, narcissism, and above all self delusion that makes up the character of Mittens Romney is jaw dropping. No one cares about any endorsement coming out of the reeking pie hole of this Rhino Traitor Loser. What in hell is wrong with Utah voters? Is it some kind of Mormon thing going on here?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Truth Czar 6/8/2019 8:52:59 AM (No. 93395)
Don't kid yourself, Willard. You were only marginally better than Obama, and unlike Trump, you will never get my vote again!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: earlybird 6/8/2019 9:40:52 AM (No. 93438)
…as though anyone cares...
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Reply 34 - Posted by: padiva 6/8/2019 9:42:50 AM (No. 93441)
Don't count on the 2024 nomination.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: nina584 6/8/2019 9:48:55 AM (No. 93449)
I laugh uncontrollably when I read this...still laughing!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: john56 6/8/2019 9:49:23 AM (No. 93450)
But you were happy to accept Trump's endorsement in 2012 and donation as well as his endorsement for Senate. Ungrateful hypocrite.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: chiller 6/8/2019 10:14:12 AM (No. 93475)
Here's a good question: WHICH IS BETTER ? 1) Romney defeating obama in '16 2) or waiting for DJT after 8 years of Obama I painfully vote for the latter. Our US demise would have continued-- albeit slightly slower-- with Mitt. Demise is being reversed with DJT.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: chiller 6/8/2019 10:18:26 AM (No. 93478)
Disagree 25. Mitt thought he had won. McCain intentionally tanked imho. PC.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: ginadee 6/8/2019 10:24:08 AM (No. 93485)
Everyone take a deep breath. If not for the color of Obama's skin, Mittens may have become our president. Oops! For a wild and crazy moment, I felt almost glad Obama made it!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: tom7 6/8/2019 10:32:13 AM (No. 93497)
Good idea, Mitt. Skip 2020 and all the others after. A daily dose of duct tape over the mouth would also be a good idea.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Holeymoses 6/8/2019 10:50:26 AM (No. 93511)
That's a big decision Mitt, impressive!
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Reply 42 - Posted by: JDazzler 6/8/2019 11:03:29 AM (No. 93519)
Mr. Romney, please consider returning to the East Coast where people actually can believe you are a Republican. Your liberal hogwash taints the party. Your unmasked Never-trump view is misguided. Trump may be a bull in a china shop, but real patriots knew it was time to break some dishes because all your lot wanted to do was continue to rearrange the shelves while liberal shoplifters cleaned out the inventory. Try working for the working people of this country alongside our President, not against him, even by implication.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: SALady 6/8/2019 11:20:23 AM (No. 93535)
Mitt Romney believes he is so superior to his president, Donald Trump!!! Yet, Donald Trump is president, while Romney goes down in history as one of the worst losers of a presidential campaign!!! The jealousy is eating Romney alive. And he will do anything and everything to destroy Donald Trump, even if it means destroying this entire nation in the process!!!
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Reply 44 - Posted by: starboard 6/8/2019 11:41:27 AM (No. 93556)
America First he's not. He's a globalist and a sell out.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: IAmButASimpleCaveman 6/8/2019 11:41:49 AM (No. 93557)
yawn - in further news i will also not be running
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Reply 46 - Posted by: bighambone 6/8/2019 11:43:35 AM (No. 93558)
Romney knows that from his wimpy run against Obama that the street smart Trump would stomp him into the gutter during any Republican primary process.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/8/2019 12:13:54 PM (No. 93578)
President Trump, a suggestion. If Mittens offers an endorsement sometime down the road, tell him "Thanks but no thanks.", it might be bad for your campaign to be endorsed by a weasel.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Smart11344 6/8/2019 12:30:48 PM (No. 93598)
His mind will change when he gets a new "divine vision", from the angel MORONy.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/8/2019 12:57:04 PM (No. 93617)
Almost 50 posts...many by people saying they don't care. Mitt is simply being coy. Of course he may skip the nomination in 2020...if the great kitchen sink assault coming after Labor Day fails to destroy PDT's re-election candidacy. At very best, when the time comes in fall 2020, Mitt will give a cold tap water temperature "endorsement" to the party's likely nominee. By January, I expect, we will see Bill Weld pack up "his" campaign, a thinly veiled "Mitt Romney for President" effort.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: winnie1 6/8/2019 1:46:27 PM (No. 93684)
Who cares who Willard endorses, it means nothing especially from a two time loser.
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