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Mitt Romney Ridiculed For His Sternly-Worded Tweet Condemning Trump

Mitt Romney is indeed the Susan Collins of Jeff Flakes, to quote the internet.
Mitt Romney Ridiculed For His Sternly-Worded Tweet Condemning Trump

Mitt Romney used words like "sickened" and "appalled" to describe his reaction to the conduct of the Trump administration that he read about in the Mueller Report. The Internet then ridiculed Romney, another Republican who uniformly votes in lockstep with what Trump is doing.


WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said the conduct by President Donald Trump and his campaign outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller's report left him "sickened" and "appalled" β€” marking one of the first prominent Republicans to make such critical comments of the president in the aftermath of the blockbuster investigation.

Romney, R-Utah, offered his reaction on Twitter after reading the full 448-page report, writing that while he was pleased that Mueller concluded that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election, the level of lies and dishonesty outlined in the report left him with the realization of "how far we have strayed from the aspirations and principles out the founders."

"I am sickened and the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the President," wrote Romney, a one-time presidential nominee who has repeatedly clashed with Trump over the years. "I am also appalled that, among other things," fellow citizens working in a campaign for the president welcomed help from Russia β€” including information that had been illegally obtained."

I have now read the redacted Mueller report and offer my personal reaction:

— Senator Mitt Romney (@SenatorRomney)

The internet was having none of Mitt Romney's sanctimonious bullsh*t.

Mitt Romney is the Susan Collins of Jeff Flakes

— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich)

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— 🏝 Kim (@kim)

Profile in Cowardice from GOP Senator β€œThe business of government can move on.” Great example of the utter lack of meaningful restraint on a President who everyone recognizes is basically acting like a mobster.

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— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien)

It's almost as if Jeff Flake never retired...

— Rusty Apples (@rustyapples)

This is the most Mitt Romney thing imaginable. Exonerating a criminal president for political purposes and then subjecting everyone to a sanctimonious lecture about leadership and duty while abdicating both leadership and duty. What a profile in cowardice.

— Jared Yates Sexton (@JYSexton)

Mitt Romney is so sickened by Trump's criminality that it's going to make him just sick to his stomach to continue voting for everything Trump wants.

— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang)

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