Republican Chair Goes After Her Uncle Mitt Romney for ‘Disappointing’ Assault on Trump


Republican Nationwide Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel chastised her uncle, GOP Senator-elect Mitt Romney of Utah, for a Washington Submit Op-Ed he wrote which is very important of President Donald Trump.

On Wednesday, McDaniel tweeted, “POTUS is attacked and obstructed by the MSM media and Democrats 24/7. For an incoming Republican freshman senator to assault @realdonaldtrump as their first act feeds into what the Democrats and media need and is disappointing and unproductive.”

The GOP chair included Trump’s tweet addressing Romney’s Tuesday Op-Ed, by which the president mentioned: “Right here we go along with Mitt Romney, however so quick! Query might be, is he a Flake? I hope not. Would a lot favor that Mitt deal with Border Safety and so many different issues the place he might be useful. I gained large, and he didn’t. He must be comfortable for all Republicans. Be a TEAM participant & WIN!”

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In Romney’s scathing piece, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee wrote that Trump’s “conduct over the previous two years, significantly his actions this month, is proof that the president has not risen to the mantle of the workplace.”

“A president ought to show the important qualities of honesty and integrity, and elevate the nationwide discourse with comity and mutual respect,” Romney added.

“With the nation so divided, resentful and offended, presidential management in qualities of character is indispensable. And it’s on this province the place the incumbent’s shortfall has been most evident.”

Additional, the soon-to-be freshman senator promised to “converse out towards important statements or actions which can be divisive, racist, sexist, anti-immigrant, dishonest or harmful to democratic establishments” made by the president.

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Romney, 71, employed comparable language in a highly-publicized speech within the warmth of the 2016 Republican major throughout which he claimed, “dishonesty is Trump’s hallmark” and labeled him a “phony” and a “fraud.”

The 2 met after the election and appeared to achieve a truce. Trump, actually, endorsed Romney in his U.S. Senate race, calling him a “worthy successor” to Orrin Hatch, although he additionally appeared to sign he would moderately have had Hatch, a powerful supporter, keep round.

Some political watchers have speculated that Romney sought the Senate seat to place himself for a run towards Trump in 2020.

In November, Trump publicly backed McDaniel for an additional time period taking her via the subsequent presidential election, tweeting, “As RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel oversaw historical past defying positive factors within the Senate and unprecedented fundraising energy. I’ve requested her to serve one other time period for my 2020 re-elect, as a result of there isn’t a one higher for the job!”

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McDaniel responded with a tweet: “Because of @realDonaldTrump’s management, we’ve hit historic fundraising & voter engagement milestones.

“I’m assured that we are able to do much more in 2020 as we struggle for the President’s #AmericaFirst agenda & a good higher future for the American individuals!”

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