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Ann Romney volunteers to lobby against Trump's proposed NIH funding cuts

Ann Romney, wife of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has spoken out against President Trump's proposed funding cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more | Comments

The lessons Trump and Ryan failed to learn from history

WASHINGTON — If President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) had paid attention to Mitt Romney, they could have avoided the fiasco of their now dead and unmourned health-care bill. They would not now face a situation in which both of them are being blamed because they both deserve to be. And the [...]Show More Summary

The GOP’s lost health care conscience

WASHINGTON — I really miss liberal Republicans. People like Mitt Romney. No doubt the former Massachusetts governor would be aghast at being called such a thing. Of course Romney is not a liberal in any conventional sense. But 11 years ago — it now seems like a lifetime — Romney acted in the great tradition [...]Show More Summary

Why Trumpcare Failed

Paul Ryan has wanted to steamroll Democrats for years. When he joined the GOP presidential ticket with Mitt Romney in 2012, his goal was to consolidate control of government and shepherd his budget into law. The budget itself was conceived...Show More Summary

WATCH: Sesame Street ‘trashed’ Trump before it was cool.

If the media and PBS are to be believed, Donald Trump wants to kill Big Bird in the same cruel manner Mitt Romney did in 2012. Of course, the beloved Sesame Street moved to HBO in late 2015, and are simply re-broadcast months later on PBS. Show More Summary

Trump’s Taxes Revealed: New Prez Paid More Than Critics Mitt Romney & Bernie Sanders

The world was shocked Tuesday night when Rachel Maddow revealed she had obtained Donald Trump‘s tax returns on her MSNBC show. The 2005 document was originally obtained by Pulitzer Prize-winning… READ ON

How Kellyanne Conway Muzzled Mitt Romney

The Atlantic: “During the transition, Conway began publicly criticizing, on Twitter and on television, Trump’s consideration of Mitt Romney for secretary of state. Romney and Trump were in the midst of a high-profile courtship, and Romney was reportedly a leading [...]

Mitt Romney's Tax Returns Were More Outrageous Than Trump's Partial One

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? In 2005, Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on $150 in income, according to two pages of a tax return published by investigative financial journalist David Cay Johnston on Tuesday night. The document was the subjectShow More Summary

HA: Trump Paid A Higher Percentage of Income Tax Than Bernie Sanders (And Mitt Romney)

Well, at least we got some amusing news out of Tuesday night's flop of a story from Rachel Maddow: Trump paid a higher percentage of his income in...

How Trump Capitalism Will Transform the US Into Another Nigeria

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Lagos, Nigeria is the capital of System D. peeterv/ What kind of capitalism is Trump's? In a sense, it's a variation of the kind of capitalism that made Mitt Romney rich; Romney's capitalism exploited...Show More Summary

White House Official: We Bought Romney’s Credibility with Frog Legs

In the middle of a long profile of the snake Kellyanne Conway is this fun little tidbit, in which a Mystery Official from the White House mocks Mitt Romney: During the transition, Conway began publicly criticizing, on Twitter and on television, Trump’s consideration of Mitt Romney for secretary of state. Show More Summary

How Are We Supposed To Watch ‘Veep’ Again In 2017?

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

HBO's Veep has consistently been one of the best comedies on television for five years running. But that first season began in 2012, when all any of us political news junkies had to worry about was Mitt Romney. Can you...

Health-Care Reform and Trumpism

Before Donald Trump came along, there was a lively debate in the Republican Party over the best way to appeal to working-class voters. Mitt Romney’s loss in 2012 energized a faction of conservatives who modestly proposed that a plutocrat...Show More Summary

JUST LIKE CLOCKWORK: ? George W. Bush, Liberals’ New Hero. ? Patti Davis: Is Ronald Reag…

JUST LIKE CLOCKWORK: ? George W. Bush, Liberals’ New Hero. ? Patti Davis: Is Ronald Reagan’s Vision For America Dead? ? Bill Maher ‘begging’ for Mitt Romney to ‘take over the country’ as Trump alternative. But the implied message that all of these articles transmit is simple: If lefties have suddenly realized they were wrong […]

Can we please be really truly done with Hillary?

Why does Hillary Clinton continue to so capture the public imagination? Were there Republicans who couldn’t let go of John McCain or Mitt Romney after their respective losses? Or Democrats who still viewed them as a threat? Hillary is different, … Continued

George W. Bush Slams Trump, Demands Russia Answers

In the world of President Trump, it is interesting how much things have changed when Republican leaders such as Mitt Romney and some Fox News hosts are now comparative voices of reason. Recently, former President George W. Bush was added...Show More Summary

The Worst Performance of Trump’s Presidency Now Belongs to the Press Corps

By the time Mitt Romney selected him to be his running mate in 2012, Paul Ryan (then chairman of the House Budget Committee) had already cultivated the reputation within the political press corps of an earnest, well-meaning numbers guy. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney & son looking to buy a small piece of Yankees: report

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The Yankees could be adding a former Republican presidential nominee to their ownership group.

Situation Report: Trump critic poised for senior State Dept. position; Shakeup in Poland; Mexico pushes back; and a bit more.

By FP Staff and Adam Rawnsley Exclusive: Donald Trump critic and former Mitt Romney foreign policy adviser Brian Hook is poised for a senior position at the State Department, FP’s John Hudson reports. Hook is the co-founder or the John Hay Initiative, a neoconservative group whose leaders organized a prominent “Never Trump” letter signed by...

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