Like other Republicans around the country who lam-blasted Donald Trump during 2016?
Mitt Romney now is working hard to show that he can kiss the guys butt…
Grown adults genuflecting in public….
This the same Romeny that Trump paraded around , then kicked to the curb….
U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney sees President Donald Trump’s proposed $100 billion in new tariffs on China as a shot across the bow but doesn’t think it would lead to trade war.
“I think the president is leading with some policies that will wake up our friends in China and they’ll recognize that business as usual is going to have to change,” the former Republican presidential nominee said. “China over the years has taken advantage of the attitude in America, which is we haven’t watched very closely and they’ve been cheating.”
Romney and his wife Ann talked to about 600 people at what was billed as a “candid conversation” about faith, family and life in their home moderated by former TV news anchor Ruth Todd at the new Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy. Much of the 40-minute discussion, however, turned to politics.
A massive trade war with countries placing tariffs on each other would not be good, Romney said.
“I don’t think we’re going to go there,” he said.
Trump will focus on specific companies and countries that aren’t playing fair and tell them to change their rules or lose access to the U.S, Romney said.
Romney, who harshly criticized Trump over the years, said he supports much of what the president has done such as cutting taxes, rolling back business regulations and reducing the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in southern Utah….