The Republican US Senator was aiming specifically at Biden’s handling the economy….
Such talk could get Romney some sunshine from his fellow Republicans who see him as a outlier to the party…..
Romney, the GOP’s 2012 presidential candidate, blasted Bidenfor his economic and energy policies, arguing he had cut back on U.S. production while funneling money to the economy, which sparked more inflation.
Romney argued that the COVID-19 pandemic’s affect on supply lines and actions of the Federal Reserve were exacerbated by the president’s own economic policies. He specifically criticized the coronavirus relief package approved by the Congress last March.
“The Biden administration did pretty much everything wrong, injecting $1.9 trillion into a supply-constrained economy, sending out stay-at-home checks, letting tenants live rent-free, squeezing oil and gas production, launching an avalanche of growth-killing regulations, lining up behind unions, and pushing yet another deficit-financed budget,” Romney wrote….
Romney, who ran for president in 2012 but lost to former President Obama, hasn’t said whether he will seek reelection to the Senate in 2024. He’s frequently been at odds with the Trump wing of the GOP.
In the op-ed, Romney offered up several policy suggestions for Biden, including putting “hard-nosed” economists on the Federal Reserve, shelving his proposed expansion of the social safety net, increasing domestic oil and gas production, eliminating bottlenecks at ports, creating incentives for labor participation and addressing illegal immigration….