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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

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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)



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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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Daily Caller, by Robert Donachie    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/20/2018 9:54:28 AM     Post Reply
GOP Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney is changing his tune on President Donald Trump from where he was one year ago. Trump endorsed Romney late Monday evening, giving the former failed presidential candidate “full support and endorsement.” Romney responded almost immediately, thanking the president for his kind words and for backing him the upcoming election. “Thank you Mr. President for the support. I hope that over the course of the campaign I also earn the support and endorsement of the people of Utah,” Romney tweeted late Monday evening. Romney’s statement Monday is strikingly different from ones he has previously made

L.A. County´s homeless problem
is worsening despite billions
from tax measures

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Los Angeles Times, by Doug Smith    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 2/19/2018 10:23:43 PM     Post Reply
Los Angeles County´s homeless population is increasing faster than the supply of new housing, even with the addition of thousands of beds in the last two years and millions of dollars beginning to flow in from two ballot measures targeting the crisis, according to a long-awaited report by the region´s homelessness agency. The report showed that officials two years ago far underestimated how much new housing would be needed when they asked city and county voters to approve the tax measures. (Snip) Providing permanent housing for the county´s chronically homeless population would require more than 20,000 new units, about 5,000 more

What Liberals Don’t Understand:
A Serious Attempt at Gun Confiscation
Could Lead to Civil War

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PJ Media, by John Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 2/19/2018 9:58:49 PM     Post Reply
“From my cold, dead hands!” – Charlton Heston Liberals love to fantasize about confiscating every gun in America. It may be their most beautiful dream. Liberals get control of the Supreme Court and ignore the Second Amendment; Washington makes gun ownership illegal; almost all the guns come pouring in or are destroyed; a few hapless Jim Bobs who won’t get in line get shot up by the cops and then the government is free to do anything it wants and if people don’t like it, well, what are they going to do about it without guns? Let me suggest a less happy,

Trump orders ban on ´bump stocks´
after Florida school shooting

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Washington Examiner, by Sarah Westwood    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/20/2018 5:04:32 PM     Post Reply
President Trump said Tuesday he has asked the Justice Department to regulate "bump stocks," the firearms accessory that can be used to make semi-automatic weapons fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons. Trump´s move came less than a week after the Florida school shooting that left 17 dead, and several weeks after a shooter in Las Vegas used bump stocks to killed dozens of people. "Just a few moments ago, I signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns," Trump said. "I expect that these critical

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