"Let me go back to Mitt Romney. Is he still under consideration?" NBC's "Today" show host Matt Lauer asked on Wednesday. "Yes, he is," President-elect Donald Trump said. "Does he have a chance to become secretary of state?" Lauer asked. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump has — and has had for some time — a good list of qualified and confirmable nominees for secretary of state. In that group we would include Mitt Romney, John Bolton and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.). Why would he need to go running after fringe characters or yet another general (who would certainly exhaust […]
President-elect Donald Trump is moving away from two of the front-runners for Secretary of State, Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney, two sources told ABC News. Giuliani's international business ties and public campaigning for the job are...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is still being considered for secretary of state despite their past differences. Romney was one of Trump's most vocal critics during the primary season, and some Trump supporters are angry that the president-elect would consider him for a position in his cabinet. Show More Summary
So there may have been more than a couple of folks who were convinced that Trump was enjoying a bit of schadenfreude at Mitt Romney’s expense. I absolutely believe that he’s been dangling the Secretary of State job in front of Governor Romney, in order to get a public groveling out of him. Show More Summary
The president-elect said “we’ve come a long way” about his relationship with Mr. Romney, who sharply criticized Mr. Trump during the campaign.
A fury to stop Donald Trump from becoming the next President of the United States has been in place since Election Day. It’s not just happening at the general population level either. In addition to the multiple petitions, multiple international protests, there are protests happening at the Electoral College level. Show More Summary
Humiliation is a part of every political campaign. It may even come to define a candidate—who can dish it, and who can take it. Once upon a time we reveled in John Kerry’s elitism ( he windsurfs !), Mitt Romney’s patrician habits (he’s got a fancy horse !), and Al Gore’s coldness (he makes out with his wife in public!). Show More Summary
Just choose someone already. …by establishing a “top four” pool of candidates, then putting them through assorted “challenges” (like a dinner with rumored candidate Mitt Romney) — is even more like a reality show, if a frustratingly opaque one, which the American people don’t get to see the ins and outs of… Newt Gingrich even [...]
Trump is considering Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, for secretary of state
Last week’s news was filled with Mitt Romney meeting and having dinner with Donald Trump, after their history of badmouthing each other during the campaign. Romney... Continue reading ?
We are now witnessing how ringing declarations about how someone is a threat to the way we’ve conducted our democracy wind up being just that — ringing declarations where principles are discarded as soon as power is dangled temptingly. The “Never Trumpers” who took such sharp issue with Trump that they vowed “never” are increasingly [...]Show More Summary
Trump’s Cage on the Roof by Mike Peters OF RELATED INTEREST: —See Romney Jump Through Trump’s Hoops –-Who cares if Mitt Romney is a sellout? —Bre Payton: Mitt Romney And Ted Cruz Are Sucking Up To Donald Trump –‘Romney disgusts me’ for the way he’s now cozying up to Trump, billionaire Ken Langone says Mike [...]Show More Summary
"I'm very comfortable given the amount of time he's put into this," Gingrich said. "If President-elect Trump says 'I want Romney,' I'm for Romney."
John Bolton, Jon Huntsman Jr. and Exxon Mobil C.E.O. Rex Tillerson seem to be under consideration as well as Bob Corker, Rudolph Giuliani, David Petraeus and Mitt Romney.
President-elect Donald Trump has expanded his search for a secretary of state beyond the four finalists his aides previously identified, including former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, a senior adviser said Sunday. Kellyanne Conway, who managed Trump’s election campaign, told reporters that he plans to interview additional candidates this week and does not want to rush […]
Associated Press: “According to two people close to the transition, Trump is moving away from two of the front-runners for the job, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee. Giuliani’s international business ties [...]
Despite Trump's pro-Russian statements during the campaign, Russian politicians are concerned about reports that Trump is considering Mitt Romney, known for his harsh stance on Russia, to be his secretary of state. President-elect Donald Trump is threatening heavy taxes as retribution for U.S. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: The Vultures Gather to Feast " Donald Trump and Mitt Romney had dinner together at an expensive restaurant in New York City called Jean-Georges. The two billionaires dined on fancy French cuisine and then talked about how out of touch Washington is. Show More Summary
Conservative CNN pundit SE Cupp is dubious about the political bromance developing between President-Elect Donald Trump and former Trump foe Mitt Romney. “I want, the optimist in me, wanted to believe this was an earnest, sincere courtship,” Cupp said on Friday’s “Situation...