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Fresh update on "romney" discussed on Jay Sekulow
"Is a pre, uh, the virus. But at the same time, uh, knowing that there's an issue with China. I mean, this is no surprise. Remember, the Trump Administration had lodged this, uh Law enforcement campaign to root out the bad actors and at US academic institutions. Chinese nationals. Who were providing information who are acting as spies in various fields of research in the United States and getting they were also doling out money and cash to Americans into American. Institutions, but listen to what Joe Biden said to a rally take less. China is going to eat our lunch. Come on, man. They can't even figure out how to deal with the the the fact that they have this great division between the China Sea and the mountains in the east in the West. They can't figure out how they're going to deal with the corruption that exists within the system. I mean, you know, they're not bad folks, folks. But guess what. They're not there another competition for us as we speak right now West. They are they are been accused by the US government, including the by administration of an ongoing genocide. Sounds like bad folks to be. I think this is a communist Party. We shouldn't have a problem. Identify them as bad because if you say that they commit genocide, they're bad They are. This is basic. They have one of the worst human rights records, you know, on the planet, And yet in the middle of all this, of course, our president Secretary of State is inviting the U. N Human Rights Commission, which includes China to come investigate us because of human rights abuses. Here's the thing China Is a military, economic and national security threat. What we what the FBI uncovered and actually, the concern over Chinese students here began with the Obama administration. It was spotlighted by President Trump. But what we're looking at is a Beijing directed operation to help China fulfill their military and their technological ambitions. And you mentioned the students who were here who did not. Declared that they were actually serving in the People's Liberation Army. They were also many of them spying and sending sensitive information either back to China or to their Chinese handlers who were diplomats here in the United States. The bottom line is this is a Beijing directed operation to help China And they were using students and espionage activities, and China is not our friend. They are a military, economic and national security threat. Feels like exactly the same thing happened with Russia. Remember, Uh, President Obama mocked Republicans and Mitt Romney when he was running for president for say that Russia was the threat. Uh, and they mocked that did when Donald Trump, but it was all Russia Russia had conducted they it's that they they believed at that time that Russia was the reason why Donald Trump was elected. That's how, uh they were, Uh You know, got to the position they were. So we've seen this time and time again from these same actors, the Biden team, the Obama team of the same actors they marked Romney for, say, Russia, and now they're They're saying we can't try to. I mean, literally, Joe Biden saying they're not competition for us. That is that is just not living in reality. It's not living in reality because they're also they're both their economic and military say economically and militarily, Harry. They are a They are number one competitor. Absolutely. But I think what are they talking about? In fairness to the Democrats, it's important to put on the table. This fact that the Democrats have been living in a land of make believe with respect to China and with respect to the real threats to the American people, and so the Democrats have allowed The Chinese government to run roughshod with respect to intellectual property rights in the United States. For the last 20 to 40 years, the Democrats have allowed the Chinese to take control essentially of the drug manufacturing capability of the United States. Unreal when you think about the risk that puts the set that is unreal folks, and that Constitutes a national security threat irrespective of whether or not the Democrats understand it or not. So I think we now need to move from the land of illusion to the land of reality, and I fear that this particular administration is incapable of moving in the right direction. Is an interesting comment from Joe Biden, the president, United States about China. Here we go. Confront China's economic abuses counter. It's aggressive course of action to push back on China's attack on human.
Arizona Is the Center of American Politics
"Arizona is now the center of american politics as arizona goes. America goes with democrats senators and yet a population politically that has more registered. Republicans than democrats and a lot of people in the middle. This state is going to dictate whether or not america. The greatest nation ever to exist in the history of the world will continue as we once remembered it all of you matter more than even some of the voters in utah in fact i hope they get rid of mitt romney very quickly by the way and and california right now every door you knock on matters more every conversation you have matters more and every school board meeting you show up to matters more.
Fresh update on "romney" discussed on Chip Franklin
"Um let's start off with the story about legacy and, um and and you know when people public figures You know, there are egos tend to be larger than life. And especially when you get to a certain level, and many of these people get to a point in life where they go, I got everything I want. Now I want to cement my legacy. Sometimes it works sometimes not so much. I I've had a I never met Steve Jobs or interviewed him. But after reading Walter Isaacson's biography about him, he turned out to be a huge D. I mean, just not a good man, tremendous innovator. You know, he got people to do things out of fear. And or, um Oh, I don't know, Intimidation. He was amazing, but I started thinking about other people and, you know, take Jimmy Carter. Jimmy Carter didn't have what you'd call a great presidency. He had a recession with double digit inflation, and it was called stagflation because it was a recession with inflation. And then there was the botched attempted rescue. And but look how his legacy is. I mean, Jimmy Carter's been He's You know, he has peace fought brain cancer, has lived two years passed that three years and he still building homes for poor people. That's a legacy. The other person who I think is going to have an amazing legacy is Mitt Romney. Um, He's in the news again today and saying something about Simone Biles that I find Heartwarming. He publicly applauded her after she withdrew from the U. S Women's Olympic team. Uh, today. And he said, I love and admire Simone Biles and our Olympians beyond their determination and sacrifice, the evidence of greatness of the human spirit and victory and defeat. He went on to say I take pride in them not so much for the medals they win. As for their grace, humanity and the character of their hearts. Um I think a lot of people remember Romney voting to, um, convict. In the impeachment trial of Then former president, former President Trump But I I think the thing about him is that for for a guy that has, you know, again, um You know, he's been a guy that's been so close to opportunities to become president. United States It just never came to fruition. And I wonder. I mean, I think most people in the world and about 2017 2018 was going Oh my God, I would take and a whole list of Republicans over Trump. It is interesting to see him stand up to the Republican Party, and it may maybe ultimately to is undoing..
Big Infrastructure Bill in Peril; GOP Threatens Filibuster
"The Senate today is planning a test vote on the president's massive infrastructure overhaul bill but there's talk of a Republican filibuster a bipartisan group of senators is struggling to reach a compromise over how to pay for nearly one trillion dollars in public works spending there are reports the deal brokered with president Biden is hanging by a thread I think we can turn this this great movement into economic boom for sometime to come tensions are high because the democratic leader in the Senate has scheduled a test vote today some lawmakers like Utah's Mitt Romney field that is rushed the motion to proceed until people know what the summaries of the bill they haven't seen the numbers the traditional infrastructure plan is just the first phase of what president Biden wants to beat four trillion dollars in domestic spending to include child care education and Medicare expansion Jackie Quinn Washington
Fresh update on "romney" discussed on Ben Ferguson
"He's part of the Keating five. This guy's as corrupt as they get so why he could never win before. Fast forward 2012. Now we got Mitt Romney. Let's see Mitt Romney, whose dad, George Romney had run for president in 1968. Mitt Romney, whose daddy was head of a major American corporation, Mitt Romney, who was raised and groomed to be your Republican nominee. And Mitt Romney wasn't anybody's favorite. He'd get about 20% of the vote in the contested primaries. But there was no other candidate that could raise any money because the donor class said, this guy's what a presidential candidate looks like. So we had Obama defeat McCain in. Oh, eight in 2012. The establishment told us you like this water down Mitt Romney. You know the same Mitt Romney that in the nine years since then has been telling you what an awful human being you are, because he knows he'll never win the nomination again. Yes. That Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney wins the nomination. The Republican Party handed him to us. Here's your guy. Here is your northeastern elite former governor of Massachusetts, the the creator of Obamacare Before Obamacare, Romney care, he's going to be your Republican nominee. And again, we said We went from McCain to Romney. There's not a dime's worth the difference. Romney rolls over and let's Obama win. Fast forward to 2016. The same Republicans that today are telling you that January 6th was a violent protest. People could have died. The only person who died was actually been it at the hands of a law enforcement officer, and they won't tell us who he was. That same group of people brought that retrace Jeb Bush back and Jeb Bush was going to be their nominee. We were going to have a Bush And a Clinton again in 2016..
Robby Steinhardt, Violinist and Co-Lead Vocalist of Kansas, Dead at 71
"Guess this is this is partly personal. But I have a feeling that I'm not the only one who is interested in this story. So I'll share it with my fellow fans of rock music. And especially back when I was really, you know, getting into it back in the seventies. And I've been I've been a radio listener as a kid from Cali. I can't remember 56 years old, uh, listen to a lot of great music of big fan of top 40 radio back in the late sixties. The Motown sound. Then, as we got in the early seventies, I got my little transistor radio and got into more of the Beatles. The Eagles as they came on in the mid late seventies, especially but also, uh, Kearney and wings and triumph and yellow yellow was probably one of my favorites. But this band also held the spot. The band's Kansas. You probably remember this song dust in the wind, Give a listen to this violent solar. Really quick man who did that Robby Steinhardt. The original violinist for Kansas, Also, a co lead vocalists actually sings Believe vocal on this song as well. Backup vocal Well, we lost Robbie over the weekend, he died from acute pancreatitis. The founding member of the band and a rarity. I mean, a violin player in a rock band. How did that all come about? My parents asked me to play the violin, I guess made me play as of island would be more accurate. I was the first chair in my high school orchestra. My junior high school orchestra in my grade school orchestra. Remember when Philly heart call me and he said, I heard you play and I wanted to find out if you wanted to get together and form a band. I remember being in Lawrence, Kansas and seeing him playing and singing, and I just thought that is a guy that I need to be in a band with. I've never seen anybody else like that guy. I've never heard anybody play like that guy and I've never heard anybody sing that way, Robbie said. Do you guys have a tape? So I sent him a reel to reel and he called back. He said. Awesome. I'm in that piece Audio from the documentary Kansas Miracles out of nowhere. Robby Steinhardt was unusual. He played the violin. Yeah, we have fiddle players. But this guy was a true classical violin player in a rock band and just totally helped to, you know to to forge a new sound, of course. As we mentioned dust in the wind, but carry on my wayward son, another favorite of theirs that I love playing the game tonight like that one as well point of no return. So the list goes on and on just some great music. Romney Robby Steinhardt dead at the age of 71 from pancreatitis, So it's a little sad news there for you, and I'm like I say, partly personal. I wanted to put that on the air, but I'm sure that I'm not the only one Alan checking in with me saying Thank you. You're welcome, Ellen. I just Couldn't let let that go by
Fresh update on "romney" discussed on Sean Hannity
"What is happening in places with low vaccination rank and among unvaccinated people. Dr. Michelle Belinsky, the director of the C D. C. Also saying, K through 12 schools should have everyone where masks that was already the plan in California. But the federal government continues to say that vaccines work overall vaccinated. Individuals continue to represent a very small amount of transmission occurring around the country. So you see, saying the vaccines prevent severe illness, hospitalizations and deaths, even with the Delta. Variant. The Cal state system is going to require vaccines this fall, and it's going to not wait until the emergency use has become full use authorization of the federal level, requiring them now for all students and staff for the upcoming fall semester. That's the Cal State system, including San Diego State in San Marcos. The CSU system joining the U. C system and U. C S D The regional task force on homelessness changed his name well to the regional task force on the homeless for one of their other properties, changes to signify the difference between who a person is versus the circumstance in which a person may find themselves the CEO of the task force says the homeless sounds like an identity, Tamara Kohler says. Homelessness is a circumstance, she says. It's a small, almost a noticeable change in our name. But the meaning is very deep, very powerful, particularly for the people. We work to serve and whose dignity we hold. Dear Marilyn Haider. KOGO NEWS. Simone Biles, still looking at her options for Thursday after taking herself out of the all around events here in Tokyo today, whether or not four time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles will compete in the women's gymnastics all around final later this week, remains in question after she withdrew from team competition. After one event today, the vault and USA Gymnastics stated that she was out because of a medical issue. Biles said. Injury note Just a little injury to my pride. Biles altered her planned vault at the last second greatly diminished the difficulty of her vault and landed awkwardly. She later said. I have to focus on my mental health we're going to see about Thursday. We're going to take it a day at a time and see what happens, Biles said after the performance I did. I just didn't want to go on. Team USA settled for the silver medal, finished more than three points behind the Russian Olympic Committee, which claimed gold that's Jared Max. And finally, the Holiday Bowl is officially headed to downtown San Diego. The San Diego City Council with a Unanimous vote here this afternoon to approve the update to the Petco Park lease allows the Padres to host the Sdcc Holiday Bowl in December. Council approval needed to add football to that agreement. It comes after the Padres so they would pay $2.2 million to retrofit the stadium getting it ready for the downtown ballgame. Now outside of the baseball playoff window well played in December. Let's check out your real time Traffic hobo news time is 202. The Sean Hannity show is brought to you by the tax law. Experts at Daloa Law Group Motorcycle crash in the South Bay cousin delays on the south five near Main Street. They're clearing that from the.
Meet Josh Mandel, Running for U.S. Senate
"I thought Let me ask Josh Mandel to come on the program because the last time he ran for the Senate, I endorsed him. You're also facing Josh Mandel. Some big time rhinos, part of the Republican Party in Ohio, who are pretending to be conservatives. So tell the American people and tell the people of or hire a few would a little bit about your background. Thanks smart. I am fully anti establishment. I am not going to Washington to just drain the swamp. I'm going there to blow up the swamp while I'm going to take on the radical left in the secular left. I also think that we have a fight for the soul of the Republican Party, a fight for the soul of the conservative movement, and we can no longer afford to elect Mitt Romney's Liz Cheney's or these J. D. Vance's Who are rhinos, just like Romney. Endless Cheney. We need to elect reinforcements. For Ted Cruz reinforcements for Mike Lee reinforcements for Jim Jordan and for Donald Trump, and that's exactly what I am. I'm a Marine Corvette did a couple tours in Iraq. I'm a constitutional conservative, and I'm a fighter. I'm not going to Washington to make friends. I'm not going to Washington to get invited to the cocktail parties. I'm definitely not going there to get liked by the media. The mainstream media deadwood media, social media, They already hate me. I'm going to Washington to stand up for the
The Space Race Is On Between Bezos and Branson
"Looks like we've got a space race on here for young and old particularly old. Because it's it's not a traditional russia versus america to the moon in space race. This is virgin. Galactic richard branson and jeff bays us trying to get into the romney. They orbital spacecraft. I yet fan of the way. I'm looking at it. The bookies of short money on richard branson at the moment yes. That's right according to all the various announcements that'd be made. Excuse me so we've got a very esoteric record breaking a record to be set here The first billionaire into space with their own space craft. And it between richard branson of virgin galactic jeff bezos of a new new Origin companies blue origin new origin blue origin. And so at the just a quick background that both of these companies are aiming to take tourists on civil whittle flights above the surface to about a hundred kilometers so and up down trip to one hundred kilometers and at but they do it in different ways. A as we've spoken about before but just very briefly to reiterate or to to recap branson's virgin galactic operates with a up a net craft essentially to take the space bingol up to roundabout sixteen kilometers. Maybe a little bit higher It's a four engine jet very unusual form to fuselage's and a place in between the way you can hang the rocket plane get up to fifteen sixteen kilometers released. The rocket plane if rocket motor. Which accelerates only burns for think ninety seconds. But in that time it was as you up to a roughly roughly Let me think yes about one. Kilometer per second is your. I'm just doing the calculations in my head a little bit more than one kilometer per second which is not high enough to move it. But it's enough to poke you up a very rapidly to this high of one hundred hundred kilometers
U.S. Senators Reach Deal on Infrastructure Framework
"Bipartisan infrastructure discussion going on in the Senate, Utah Republican Mitt Romney spoke to reporters before leaving the capital Tonight. The Republicans and Democrats have come together along with the White House, and we've agreed on a framework and we're going to be heading to the White House tomorrow, the group of 10 senators reach an agreement on the framework for an infrastructure package that includes roughly the same amount of new spending over 559 billion Dollars for a total of more than 970 billion over five years or 1.2 trillion over eight years. The White House press secretary says the group made progress water an outline of a potential agreement, and the president has invited this group now to come to the White House tomorrow. National Journal editor in chief Jeff Do four joined us earlier and says that if the bill passes through the Senate, it could be faced with the struggle of bipartisan support from House members. Once they get this through this Senate. It would be a huge bipartisan win for Biden. But then they face the task of assembling the same type of bipartisan coalition in the house, where the extremes tend to be much more vociferous, much more intractable in their positions. You know, there's a lot more of them. There are a lot more hardcore conservatives and a lot more hardcore Progressive House. Assembling a true kind of centers coalition tend to be much harder there now. Senate Democratic
Republicans Should Talk About Impeachment After Biden's Illegal Immigration Plot
"And his comrades. They're pushing the edges of the envelopes. They're jumping outside the box. They're doing things in ways that are utterly lawless. They're trying to change the constitution without amending the Constitution. They're loading up the bureaucracy. With Reds. And not a single Republican talks about impeachment. What? What? What We are We can't do that. That's bad politics, Karl Rove says. It's bad politics Paul Ryan may not like that. What about Peggy Noonan? What about the Washington Post? The New York Times and we might get bad press. Besides, we'll lose Romney and sash and Krakowski and The weak underbelly of the Republican Party. Just hold on. We'll win. Just give us anyway. Not a word about impeachment. He's dumping illegal aliens in the communities without giving them a heads up. He's trying to change the demographics, particularly Red states. Everybody knows what's going on. And he's also doing other things he's making changes. To the Iran deal. But you're not going to be presented to Congress. He's already lifted sanctions against a number of Islam a Nazi Theocrats in Tehran without even consulting Congress. And it's his Congress Democrats. Nobody brings up the
Senators Eye $579B in New Infrastructure Spending, $1T Plan
"Hi Mike Rossi are reporting a bipartisan group of senators is zeroing in on a new infrastructure plan five Senate Democrats and five Republicans have agreement on the outline for nearly one trillion dollar infrastructure package Republican senator Mitt Romney paper with every line at a time and I got a backside with every line the bipartisan group has been encouraged by president Joe Biden after he walked away from talks on a Republican only proposal this week over an inability to resolve differences the bipartisan package would include five hundred seventy nine billion dollars in new spending but if the deal falls through Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cautions Democrats are working on two tracks a bipartisanship and reconciliation track and both are moving forward meanwhile the house is working on its own infrastructure package Mike Crossey up Washington
Romney Backs House-Passed Bill Creating January 6 Commission
The History of A&F Drums with Ramy Antoun
"I mean really you as a person. I'm so interested about your background. Because i feel like you are really the brand. I know you said it's a team of people Obviously you're the you're the man behind an f so Tell us about your background How it all started and how you actually got into making luxury drums. Yeah i'll do. The twitter version of born in egypt family migrated to the states. I grew up listening to eastern music. I so odd rhythms odd accents. And when i finally got exposed to western music. Four four was an odd thing for me because there wasn't so much variation at least initially rhythmically. Uh so that's kind of like my gravitated towards this odd space and then four four was odd to me And very strict parents to a certain degree as far as career. As long as i did well in school i could have hobbies as i pleased in. One of my hobbies is playing drums. I loved it. Started tapping on things when i was three my father. He plays piano recognize that i could keep time. And so he would gradually by me you know upgraded snare drum drum kit you know and so he supported it that way but again as long as it was a hobby were good. Don't think about doing this outside the house type of thing and then of course my dad you know would book these these fun parties with his buddies. And it'd be like romney come. You're going to play drums with this. So all of sudden. I was playing just with the family. You know four or five. The rules are expanding. You can play with the family totally man. Yeah like my first band for twelve years of playing with my dad knew nothing
Elise Stefanik: From Republican Moderate to Trump Favourite
"Coming leadership ouster of liz. Cheney is about much more than the sacking of the number three house republican it is an unconditional surrender by one of our two major political parties to former president trump. And his big lie that the twenty twenty election was somehow stolen. Cheney's crime is not that she isn't conservative. It's that she's not conservative as defined by today's republican party which apparently means unquestioning loyalty to the defeated former president. She stands accused of telling the truth that the election was not stolen and for criticizing trump citing the january six capital interaction. This episode is just the latest chapter in the party's purging of its legacy the bushes the mccain's the romney's and now the chains names that appeared on eight of nine presidential tickets for one thousand nine hundred eighty two thousand twelve all now. Essentially excommunicated by the party's base and leadership and for one reason only the message go along with donald trump and his lies or just go away. Will this help. Republican election prospects in the short term. Perhaps but what does it mean for. Democracy when a great political institution refuses to accept free and fair election. Results and rejects. Its own who choose principle over party. I have heard from members concerned about her ability to carry out the job as conference chair congresswoman lizzie cheney facing a vote as soon as wednesday to ouster from leadership after criticism of donald. Trump's big lie at the election was stolen and his role in the capital attack. We will not forget what happened on january six and that the single greatest threat to our republic is a president who would put his own self interest above the constitution sherry me writing in the washington post this week. The question before us now is whether we will join trump's crusade to de-legitimize and undo the legal outcome of the twenty twenty election. The house republican leaders have answered. That question you know i. I've lost confidence boosting. New york's elise stefanik who trump has endorsed. My vision is to run with support from the president. What they're saying is if you don't go along with the big lie. You basically need to go so phonic voted with president trump. Just seventy eight percent of the time. Criticizing is border wall opposing him on nafta and trade even voting against his signature. Twenty seventeen tax cuts. Cheney voted with trump ninety three percent of the time once trump critic has been insulting women stefanik became a high profile trump defender during his first impeachment when she opens that mouth you at killing them. Elise trump meanwhile has denounced cheney unremittingly. This week he called her a warmongering fool who has no business and republican party leadership. The good news is in her state. She's been censured all seventeen. Republicans who voted to impeach or convict. Donald trump have faced censure votes or rebukes at home. Utah senator mitt. Romney wants the party's nominee for president booed at a state convention last weekend though the vote to censure him fail.
Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test
"Former president Donald Trump tries to tighten his grip on the Republican Party former president trump and his backers appear to be working to purge the Republican Party of members they see as disloyal on Monday trump said despite all of the evidence to the contrary that quote the fraudulent presidential election of twenty twenty will be from this day forth known as the big lie trump has congressional followers are trying to force Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney out of the house leadership Cheney continues to denounce the attacks on the election by trump and his followers as poisoning our democratic system Utah senator Mitt Romney was booed at a meeting over the weekend by trump backers who failed to get the state party to censure him for opposing trump Romney warning quote if we divide our party we're going to be a losing party to acquire Washington
Utah Senator Mitt Romney gets Profile in Courage Award for impeachment vote
"Utah Senator Mitt Romney is this year's recipient of the Kennedy Family Profile in Courage Award Michael Kastner reports. Romney was the only Republican senator who voted to convict during Donald Trump's impeachment trial in 2020, JFK's daughter, Caroline Kennedy and grandson Jack's lost. Berg spoke with the Today show this morning. He showed us all that courage and faith and integrity are outdated on that politics can still be a noble profession. Romney study was honored and humbled by the award. Whether I should get a head is not entirely up to you, but whether or not you live by your conscience is entirely up to you. The award was given virtually this year because of the pandemic. I'm Michael
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Berry Show
"Santana. I don't care if it's twenty eight years between twenty yard for the love of jesus. I didn't say that. I said greatest distance between how good their music is and whether they charted not the longest distance in between songs and. I'm sorry. I'm not giving anybody credit. That doesn't sing lead vocals or even utter a sound at some point. Where are you gonna put keith richards on this list. Oh my goodness i you know. This could have been the greatest. This could have been the that. Was your moment right right there. That was golden richards in the end zone pass. Hits him off the chest and fall. That was the moment. The ref called mike renfro out. You are that ref. You're the mike renfro ripped off. Love your blue ref. How can and i was in such. How could you ruin that so badly. It was such a great setup to really really well set up. I had done such a nice job on. We get to everything today. But we didn't get to rick okay sick. Play your one favorite song by the cars before he does that. Let me just tell you real quick. So what we started doing on the evening show is because there's so many things to cover. This is like the obama administration. They are moving on so many different fronts. It's important to go back and dig deeper. Get more granular into some of these public policy issues. If you didn't hear our show last night we had a guest where we went pretty deep into minimum wage and why minimum wage first of all hurts the people who get minimum wage and secondly we dug deep into who gets minimum wage forty percent according to the congressional budget office forty percent of minimum wage workers live in households with incomes more than three times the federal poverty level in other words forty percent of minimum wage workers are high school kids in college kids working while they're in school just to get a job. It is the first job for most people and what nobody wants to say is if you're forty years old making minimum wage. Your problem is not your employer. Your problem is how you ended up in an entry level job at forty years old. And if you're okay with that fine but if you're bitching about it assuredly you are the problem guaranteed you are the problem. That's on the podcast. Last night. his name is john c goodman. I bet he put the sea in there for well. I'm going to tell you why do christian adams about election. Bill democrat election bill. Hr one which ted cruz called the corrupt politicians act. That will take everything that they cheated on in november and make it law. I got an email from a woman who said i couldn't get through. But i wanted you to know the reason you can't take pictures while you're getting your kovic. Kovic shot is. It is a hipaa violation. I don't know if that's necessarily true. Because kamala harris took one. But that's what she said. And i got an email from somebody about ramyon means said that remy on means the guy who shot that little girl he said your gut on that guy was dead on. I arrested the guy twenty five years ago and he was trying to take over. Apparently they have these titles. I love my cop emails but the cops will tell you the whole structure like they got grand deacons of the of the crips or something ramyon means was making a play to be the grand deacon or the head clan member or something of the crips or the bloods back twenty. Five years ago when he was arrested in sin away. I could find that damn email you would love. It was really good. They have some cool out. It made me almost want to join a gang just for the title upgrade..
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Berry Show
"Michael berry. Show that list yesterday that we're not gonna use. It is crispy head on this day in nineteen eighty-five john fogarty's comeback album centerfield. It's number one in america. He had plenty of time to work up new material. He had taken ten years off because of a dispute with his former record label. Think of all the great music.
Romney "doing better" after fall knocked him unconscious
"Utah Senator Mitt Romney says he injured himself over the weekend while visiting his son and grandchildren in Boston. I took a fall guys doing well, that's about as far as I need to go article fall back, be unconscious, but I'm doing better. Romney has stitches above one eye and his mouth. The Republican is 73 years old. He served as governor of Massachusetts from 2003 Tau seven.
Romney says Trump would win GOP nomination 'in a landslide' in 2024
"Alright Senator Mitt Romney, one of the more outspoken anti Trump Republicans in the party right now, says former President Donald Trump will end up winning the GOP presidential nomination in 2024 if he run. No kidding yes. During a New York Times event on Tuesday, Romney said. That Trump will likely continue to be very involved in the future of the Republican Party. Here's what he had to say. Well, well. President Trump continue to play a role in my party. I'm sure you will. He has by far the largest voice and a big impact in my party. I don't know about his family members whether they intend to do that, but but I expect he will continue playing a role. I don't know if he'll run in 2024 not but if he does Yeah, I'm pretty sure he will win the nomination. You think he would win the nomination? Oh, I think you'd win the nomination. If you run. I mean, what can happen between now and 2024. So on I'm not great at predicting I'm I subscribe the Yogi Berra's philosophy in that regard, he said, I don't like that. I don't like predicting particularly the future's involved. So I I don't really know what'll happen there. But I look at the polls in the polls show that among the names being floated his potential contenders in 2024. If you put President Trump in there among Republicans, he wins in a landslide. I would not be voting for President Trump again. I haven't voted for him in the past on, I would probably be getting behind somebody who I thought more represented the tiny wing of the Republican Party that I
Republican senators pitch $10 minimum wage
"Senators have a plan to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour Senators Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton unveiled a proposal of gradually increase the federal minimum wage from 7 25 in our 2 10 bucks by 2025. Member wage would then be indexed for inflation every two years. The current covert relief bill proposed by Democrats raises a federal minimum wage to $15, an hour game
Neera Tanden's OMB confirmation in jeopardy
"Big voice. President Biden's nominee for budget director faces trouble in the Senate. President Biden says he is sticking with Neera Tanden as his choice to lead the White House office of Management and budget despite West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin, saying he's opposed to her serving in the post. Three Modern Republican senators, Susan Collins of Maine, Mitt Romney of Utah and Rob Portman of Ohio are all expected to oppose Tandon, almost ensuring that she will not get the crossover support needed in the evenly split Senate. During her confirmation hearing, Standard admitted to deleting tweets and apologize for her prolific social media attacks. Against top
Key senators oppose Biden budget pick, confirmation at risk
"President Biden's nominee for budget director faces trouble in the Senate president Biden says he is sticking with near attendant has his choice to lead the White House office of management and budget despite West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin saying he's supposed to her serving in the post three moderate Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine Mitt Romney of Utah and rob Portman of Ohio are all expected to oppose tended almost ensuring that she will not get the crossover support needed in the evenly split Senate during her confirmation hearings tended admitted to deleting tweets and apologized for her prolific social media attacks against top Republicans to McGuire Washington
"romney" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game
"Donald trump would continue to mull over the decision for days but after his talk with his wife, he knew which way he was leaning. On May Thirteenth two, thousand eleven trump told NBC executives. He would be staying on television on. May. Sixteenth he released an official statement and Donald Trump's two thousand, twelve candidacy for president came to an end before it even started. With trump out of the race many conservatives fixed their sights on John McCain's two thousand, eight running mate Sarah Palin in July of two thousand nine. Palin. Had resigned as governor of Alaska just two and a half years into her first term since then she become a mainstay in the media, she'd had her own Reality Show Sarah Palin Alaska and was the focus of a documentary called undefeated that had been made by right wing populace director. Steven. K bannon her latest media blitz consisted of a cross country bus tour where she'd stop along the way to give speeches attacking Barack Obama and the mainstream media. On. May. Thirty. First Two Thousand Eleven Sarah Palin and Donald Trump dined together at a pizzeria in Manhattan speculation grew that trump would back palin. And throughout the summer of two thousand eleven, Palin remained the highest profile potential candidate but she wouldn't commit ultimately in October of two thousand eleven. She decided not to jump into an already crowded GOP field. She would remain player in the Republican Party. But she would not seek the presidency with both Donald Trump, and Sarah Palin out of the picture the path look clear for the man many hoped would be the. Front runner Mitt Romney still, Romney wasn't catching on with the more conservative wing of the Party and Romney face a slew of challengers former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich Texas governor Rick Perry, former Senator Rick Santorum and businessman Herman. Cain all tried to win over the right wing of the Party and bring Romney down in this way. Romney. Faced an uphill battle. He was believed to have a net worth of about. Two hundred fifty million dollars at the time and many saw him as being out of touch with everyday Americans. Others believe the former governor of Massachusetts was simply too liberal after all it was no secret, the parts of the Massachusetts. Health Care Program Romney Care as some called it for a striking resemblance to what was arguably Barack Obama's signature achievement, the portable care act or Obamacare as two thousand eleven came to A. Close a series of gaffes and potential scandal started to whittle down the Republican Field Texas governor. Rick Perry had become a favourite among the tea party, but early on, he torpedoed his campaign at a debate in Michigan, Perry attempted to name the three federal agencies he would cut if he were to become president, his response would come to be known as the oops heard around the world I would do away with education. The Commerce I commerce and let's see. I can't the third one I can't. Sorry. hoops Perry tried to mitigate the damage but his campaign never fully recovered just days after. Perry's onstage Gaffe Herman Cain who was climbing in the pulse sat down with the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. CAIN. was asked if he agreed with how President Obama had handled the toppling of Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi? The way he handled is the reason. No that's a different one. I. Got to go back to see the. got. All twirl around in my head. Questions about canes understanding of foreign policy halted his rise in the pulse. When earlier allegations of sexual harassment resurfaced he became clear his campaign was done. Herman. CAIN withdrew from the primary early December of two thousand eleven. As voting on the GOP primary started in two thousand twelve were fewer candidates but still no clear frontrunner. This was made all too evident when three different candidates won the first three states on January third two, thousand twelve after a recount Rick Santorum narrowly edged out Mitt Romney. In the Iowa Caucus Romney went on to win New Hampshire on January tenth but less than two weeks later Newt Gingrich one in South Carolina. Super Tuesday. Always, an important date in the primary season held the key to who would grab the front runner mantle. On January twenty fifth two thousand twelve just days after he won in South Carolina Newt Gingrich gave a speech in Florida in it. He pledged that as president he would build an American base permanent colony on the moon. Gingrich's speech quickly became fodder for late night comedians. It also allowed Mitt Romney to la one of his favourite attacks Gingrich Romney had long mocked the former speaker's Zany ideas and the moon base comments helped Romney. Hammered that point home while Gingrich's speech might not have done irreparable damage. He would later say it was not my most clever comment in this campaign. Just over a month later, Super Tuesday took place on March six, two, thousand, twelve. Of The ten states holding primaries. Mitt, Romney won six Rick Santorum won three and newt. Gingrich one only his home state of Georgia. The results were clear. The nomination would be Romney's, and he was guaranteed to make history becoming the first more in presidential candidate for a major. Party? Moving into the general election Mitt Romney would have to win over the conservative wing of his party make concessions to please the growing tea party movement and shaped the image that he was out of touch with everyday Americans, but missteps and the campaign would continue to set him back and soon midst biggest problems would prove to be a hidden camera, an empty chair and a rambling Hollywood icon. winky game is sponsored by Amazon Alexa set a timer for fifty four seconds after four seconds starting. Now I'm always looking for ways to make my life easier and I'm a fan of automating tasks especially if they're repetitive or inconvenient and as simple as flipping a light switch might seem you can do a lot more with Amazon Alexa home automation, I I tried it last year automating my Christmas lights who wants to go outside stumble about in the dark and call to find a switch when they can just say Alexa turn off the Christmas Lights No. I'll admit I got a bit lazy. 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"romney" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"Conservative Mitt Romney realized how important was to convict. He didn't it has nothing to do with principals at all Mitt Romney just hates trump trump. He hates trump. Because trump became the president and Romney didn't become the president because he was a flawed candidate. Mitt Romney has flip flopped and sold his principles at every single single turn and his political career. It which is fine politicians do that. I actually give them a lot of grace on it. But the trouble about Romney's just so damn sanctimonious about it. Let's take a little trip down memory lane to the principled Mitt Romney running for Senate against Ted Kennedy in the nineties. He's asked about the legacy of Ronald Reagan again that other other actual conservative. And what is Romney say. Does he say. I'm inheriting the Mantel of Ronald Reagan. No he says I was not a conservative during Reagan Bush. I was independent during Reagan Bush. Look I was an independent during the time of Reagan Bush. I'm not trying to return to Reagan. Bush don't want to return to that. You couldn't make a principled conservative. I don't want to go back to the policies of Ronald Reagan. How about another issues? Get get past just politicians like Ronald Reagan about on issues like say abortion. Here's Mitt Romney. True Conservative capital t capital C. Trademark over the back in the day. I believe that abortion should be safe and legal in this country. I have since the time that my mom took that position when she ran one thousand nine hundred seventy as a US Senate candidate. I believe that since Roe v Wade has been the law for twenty years that we should sustain and support poured it and I sustain and support that law and the right of a woman to make that choice. That's Mitt Romney. He supports the right of women to make that choice. Now I'll point out. Donald Trump held the same position on abortion back in the late ninety s back when president trump was considering running for the Reform Party nomination. What's the difference here? Donald Trump was asked about his his flipflop on it and he said Yeah. Change my mind. I used to have this opinion then. I realized I was wrong and I changed my mind. Trump for all of his flaws doesn't get sanctimonious if anything he plays the sanctimony down a little bit he doesn't pretend to be very pious and very principled all the time he just says yeah. I changed my mind. I didn't know a whole lot about the issue now. Now I've I've learned about Mitt Romney who cast the lone Republican vote against president trump. He didn't always publicly. Hate President trump actually back when he ran in two thousand twelve. He welcomed President Trump's endorsement. Here's just a little clip. There are some things that you just can't imagine happening in your life. This is one of the Being in Donald Trump's magnificent hotel and having is endorsement is is a delight. I'm honored and pleased to have his endorsement. And of course I'm looking for the door. Smith of the people of Nevada trump has shown an extraordinary ability to understand how our economy works to create jobs for the American people. He's done it here in Nevada. He's done it across the country country. He understands that our economy is facing threats from abroad. He's one of the few people who stood up and said you know what China has been cheating. They've they've taken jobs Americans. They haven't played fair. We have to have a president who will stand up to cheaters. I spent my life in the private sector not quite as successful this guy but successful nonetheless sufficiently successful to understand what it takes to get America to be the most attractive place in the world for innovators entrepreneurs and business and job creators. So I want to say thank you to Donald Trump for his endorsement. It means a great deal to me to have the endorsement of Mr Trump and people across this country who care about the future of America. It means a great deal to get Donald. Trump's endorsement means a great deal to him. It's such an honor because Donald Trump has done a whole a lot better in business than Mitt Romney not my words mets because Donald Trump beyond his business success has a keen understanding of our economic economic. Problems is a keen understanding of our foreign policy. This was no ordinary endorsement. When when trump agreed to endorse Romney Romney gets up there and gives a full throated endorsement right back of Donald Trump because Romney was getting something for for it at the time because Romney was personally benefiting from it so he just said words but then later on not what three four years later he contradicted every single one of those words? Donald trump is a phony a fraud promises or as worthless as a degree from trump university. His domestic policies would lead to a recession is foreign policies would make America and the world less safe. He has neither the temperament nor the judgment to be president and his personal personal qualities would mean that America would cease to be a shining city on a hill. Here's bankruptcies have crush small businesses and the men and women who work for them. He inherited his business. He didn't create it. And whatever happened to trump airlines. How about trump university and then there's trump magazine Aga's Zine and trump vodka and trump steaks and trump mortgage? A business genius. He is not well he was more successful and business than you met. That's according to your own words from three years earlier. So what does that make you. If trump isn't a business genius are you a business dunce. No you're adjust disingenuous. It's it's an amazing a speech that he gave during the two thousand sixteen election. Because it's not just what's that he says. Hey I really don't like this guy. I think he's bad news and these bad for the Republican Party. He's bad for the office of the president. He doesn't just say that that would be at least defensible. It's an election campaign. People say a lot of things he he goes through his past endorsement of Donald trump point by point and says the opposite of everything he said then three four years earlier he said Donald Trump is a great business. Man a better business man than me then he says. Donald trump is a business. Failures knows nothing about business. He's a fraud three years four years earlier he said. Donald Trump knows how to deal with China. China knows how to deal with our foreign adversaries for years later. What's he say? Donald Trump's foreign policy would be a disaster for years earlier he says Donald Trump's economic economic policies are wonderful. He has a keen understanding of the economy for years. Later Donald Trump's economic policies would lead to recession point by point by point so he was either lying then in two thousand twelve or he was lying in two thousand sixteen. Or you're somewhere in that three or four year period everything wonderful about Donald Trump Mitt. Romney had praised completely fell apart. Which one was? which do you think Romney has done? This is entire career so he goes after trump e lambasts him in the twenty sixteen election but then and that's not the end of the story Mitt Romney then goes back and thanks the President embraces the president's support when he was running thing for Senator in Utah just a couple of years ago he tweeted out quote. Thank you Mr President for the support. I hope that over the course of the campaign. I also also earned the support and endorsement of the people of Utah. Well if he's a fraud if he's a disaster he's a con man. Why the Hell would you welcome is support you? Welcome from the support of conmen who would destroy our country who would lead us into foreign chaos. Who would whose economic policies would lead recession who's defrauded people for his whole career? You welcome the support of that kind of man. Of course he does because trump was popular trump won. The election and Romney is just a glad-handing politician. Okay fine. Politicians politics makes strange bedfellows. I understand that the problem here is with Mitts sanctimony. You know I saw this in two thousand twelve. I just knew it. The guy was an empty suit. That's fine there are a lot of politicians who are empty suits. But then don't stand stand up there and pretend to be the standard bearer of conservatism to pretend to be pure than the newly driven Snow Mitt. Romney certainly does not not get that and he has his vote was pure vindictiveness. Because it doesn't matter to history it doesn't look the president's going to be acquitted it has nothing to do with the arguments. The house impeachment managers did not make a single argument that the president committed an impeachable offense not one. They didn't even try why it matters. Because he had to get that last nip at the only thing that Mitt Romney had the power to do was to to try to make it. Look as though. This was a bipartisan impeachment process. Five hundred thirty five members of Congress one Republican Dow one Republican was the one who voted voted for this and. I don't think it was at a principal's. I think it was out of petty personal animosity. But that's fine is we're just moving right along and There was a news report last night. That president trump is considering issuing an executive order. That no one's really going to talk about. It's actually only being discussed an architectural blogs but it is maybe the most important executive order of my lifetime that we will ever see. We'll get to that in a second. I I have got to ask you a favor as you know. 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"romney" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"Romney as a loser in a statement claiming president trump's fall vindication and exoneration after the Senate voted not guilty the chief White House spokesperson took a swipe at senator Romney he was the only Republican to vote guilty on one of the impeachment charges press secretary Stephanie Grisham said the only senators voting to convict and remove the president were all the Democrats and one failed Republican presidential candidate my house course money great clutched in reporting hello to a glove that is in mass health workers in Japan of let people infected with the virus off of a cruise ship all the rest of the thirty seven hundred people on board face a two week quarantine in their cabins in Hong Kong more than thirty six hundred people on another cruise ship part of the screen after it was banned by Taiwan amid growing worry about the spread of the coronavirus here in the US jets carrying Americans fleeing the virus zone in China landed at an airforce base in northern California officials say some of those Americans will be quarantined at a hotel on Travis Air Force base for fourteen days while others will go under quarantine at another California base during a CDC conference call doctor Nancy messing yay the director of the national center for immunization and respiratory diseases says all the passengers will be checked out the staff are there meeting the plane and assessing the health of the passenger other planes carrying Americans home from Wuhan will arrive this week at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio and aptly airfield in Omaha Shelly employer Washington with about ninety six percent of the precincts reporting in people to judge still continues to cling to a slight lead over Bernie Sanders from Monday's Iowa caucuses Elizabeth Warren's and third Joe Biden a distant fourth followed by Amy clover charm more at town hall dot com for cancer treatment most prefer effective non invasive well tolerated outpatient therapy that's Dr Lieberman the radiosurgery pioneers goal to doctor liederman is first.
"romney" Discussed on Trumpcast
"But we don't want a criminal enough us or someone with these unsavory Russia ties. Do you think that's a possible way that Mitt Romney could be teeing up for himself? We just say something about Romney. I think it's very possible that Romney's motives are entirely cynical here. And he's just trying to position himself got it as a candidate in two thousand twenty. If Trump is either disqualified removed from the ballot removed from office doesn't run again. But fun pee on politics. Dude, things for lots of motives that are entirely pure. Sometimes that said, I do think when you look at the way Trump eventually goes down if he goes down, it's two things. And I think they the first is the department of Justice find some evidence of a crime, and there has to be an intersection with them finding evidence of a crime with Trump being so impopular that Republicans like Romney and others are willing to break with him. And it could be that evidence of a crime drives his popularity down to twenty five percent. Eight percent something. Like that. And that's enough for Republicans to vote to convict him. It could be that evidence of a crime combined with say a failing economy in the economy crashing brings his public support down and socially, the stock market was so robust lesser, exactly. So I think the things are all wrapped up in each other one thing I'll say there's a group I've done some work with called law works at on a lot of polling on this issue. And it found that for Republicans even Republicans Republican voters that there is other than the shoot someone on Fifth Avenue caucus, you know, the people that are just Trump till the bitter end what there are a lot of Republicans who will break if there's evidence of a crime convincing evidence of a crime. I don't think we should expect that forty percent of the American population stays with them and that eighty percent of Republican stay within it'll be lower in that. We don't know what it is will depend on evidence. And how compelling it is and everything else. But I think that you hope for the rule of law still do exist. That's the way that we get to the end of this Yasha moncus now co host on Trump cast, welcome fat told me very soon. After the election that one of his hopes was that Trump would be maximally invasive as opposed to minimally invasive like envelope Merckel, and that we would just get tired of in. And I do remember as a democrat. I do remember thinking I just wanted Clinton to serve out his shift and go home that it's some point. You just wanted a steady hand on the tiller. Molly Mckee saying boring as back bring us, Amy Clova sharp. We just want a solemn ass, which is what Calvin Coolidge resolved to be as president. So it is possible. I think as you say from law works, the Republicans are just thinking this guy is a headache. Let's get things back to normal. It's one thing if they think he's a headache. He's obviously clearly a headache for them. Now, you can see it when they run away from reporters on the hill to talk about it. But if he becomes a threat to them. Yeah. Look, he wasn't threat to them. They just lost their house majority him, right? But if he comes with a threat to Republican senators people like Cory Gardner who's up for reelection. Susan Collins who will only ever do the right thing if she feels it's in her if she's threatened because of it that's when you would. See them suddenly move politicians act because of naked self-interest, that's just that's the business. Yeah. And if they find that he is an existential threat to their futures. You'll see them change directions. I just once again, I'm always disappointed that there. No one even the Mormon Mitt Romney who we can predict with any accuracy might act on principle. But I'm with you. I mean, you're a Washington insider, so I trust you a note the insult there. You don't ever act on make itself? Interesting. You're not ever courting likes on Twitter. For example, say anything makes laugh. All right. You end Mimi Rocca at Trump cast favorite have written this piece. I don't want it to get lost. It's only five days ago. But it makes us very important point. I'm not even going to joke about what's the distraction from a distraction..
"romney" Discussed on Trumpcast
"Senior administration officials said we love his policy or we like many of his policies, but we push back on what is impulsiveness sidebar. John Kelly's departure seems to have possibly shaken some of the infrastructure around that coup, but I don't get the policy thing. Frankly, I mean, I don't think his policies are distinguishable from the things he says, it doesn't seem like an appearance in reality thing to me for one the cabinet appointments. I mean, I don't know what mitt Romney's position on education is. But we have Betsy DeVos. I don't know what his position on the environment is, but we have the withdraw from the Paris accords. I don't know what his position on Israel is. But we have the embassy move to Jerusalem, and certainly the cozying up to dictators. I mean, all those things have policy implications. Gerrymandering and Mitt Romney was never completely ardently pro life, right? Like, I don't think that if that's where everything rises and falls. I don't know what his rating is from the NRA. We could look it up. But I don't see him someone really pushing guns and. Some point Trump wanted to confiscate guns. So we don't even know where Trump stands on these things. I mean, I think his erratic nece about immigration about the wall falls into the sexism racism that mitt Romney's alleging he's going to take him to task for. I agree that look I obviously disagree with the president all the policies, you outlined, but for example, on withdrawal from the Paris accords. A lot of Republicans agree with that pulse. On you can kind of go down the list of Trump's policies, and you will see some places where he his departed from Republican dogma. Completely trade is a good example some places where he has gone further than most Republicans have been willing to go immigration is a great example, and a lot of places I mentioned tax cuts and judges a minute where he's just doing what any Republican would do. So I don't really expect Republicans senators Republican congressman really to stand up to Trump when he does things they agree with or even if he does things slightly differently, but largely in the direction that they agree with. It would be nice to see him. Do. I mean, there's one theory that maybe if you see Trump as a threat to the nation, and I think he is you oughta just fight him on everything. And if you're publican even on policies, you agree with you ought to just fight with him on those who try to take him down to remove this threat to the nation. I think that's a legitimate view to hold. But I think it's also it's a lot to ask of Republicans. And I also think if we are going to rid ourselves of Donald Trump either through defeating him in the next presidential election or removing him sometimes short of then, especially if we're going to remove him sometimes shorter, then it's going to take getting Republicans who agree with him on ninety percent of his policies. Yeah. To break with him over these other threats that I mentioned I mean, I'm just not sure that someone like Romney does agree with him on ninety percent of his policy. I guess that's the thing. And one hopes he doesn't because if he believes as we imagine a Paul Ryan does if we believe that it has some jihad for low taxes or for abortion, or whatever that it's. Worth holding. As knows on all these things, you know to get someone who seemingly lies to congress like Brad Kavanagh confirmed. I mean, that's not a partisan issue lying to congress or stacking, you know, putting a Republican operative on the court. You can imagine a principled Republican objecting to that unless he has an overweening interest in either protecting the president from the Muller investigation or abortion or guns that doesn't strike me as Mitt Romney also called Russia. Our number one enemy. I think you might be giving maybe too much credit to Republicans across the board. I can't they're deep problems with the Republican party. Brad Kavanagh was a perfect example of this kind of corruptions not the right word for it. But this movement inside the Republican party to take over the courts, I'm working on for for decades..
"romney" Discussed on Trumpcast
"In matters that relate to the divisiveness that's been part of our political environment. I speak out if I feel the need to if there's something significant, and I think it's important as I begin this new job to make it very clear where I stand. The wall. But that means. Through this back and forth. How many times when we say nothing for the wall? I was surprised at Mitt Romney. I will say this. If he fought really hard against President Obama like he does against me. He would have won the election. Hello and welcome to Trump cast happy new year. I'm Virginia Heffernan. So upcoming Senator Mitt Romney he of the great state of Massa, Utah does not like the tone of Trump's presidency. He doesn't like the president's character. The character of the president is a disappointment to him. Character is important to Mitt Romney in a president important. It is character in such a one as the president. Okay. Maybe I've been reading too many college essays, but Romney's op Ed in the Washington Post has that very decent a student. I'm not saying anything character. Let me quote to a great degree Romney writes, a presidency shapes the public character of the nation, a president should unite us and inspire us to follow. Our better. Angels a president should demonstrate these qualities. That is a real Jaen you guys and elevate the Nash houses. Amazingly this editorial I really did off. There was roundly praised as scathing. But the only thing that got scathed while I was reading it was my sense of being a person who wants to read interesting things anyway today, my supremacy. Interesting guest is former DOJ flack that's his word and political analyst Matthew Miller Matt has been on the show before but it's been too long. And he's got a lot to say about both Mitt Romney and what he considers Trump's greatest act of obstruction of Justice yet. I'll be back with Matt on mitt in just a minute. But first the tweets. Here we go with Mitt Romney. But so fast question will be is he a flake would much prefer that mitt focus on border security, and so many other things where he can be helpful. I wouldn't be and they did he should be happy for all Republicans be a team player and win. For far too Senate Democrats have been obstructing more than three hundred fifty the nomination. Left their jobs to serve our country. Mccann. Because dams blocking some for two years a story passed Betty's but Schumer putting them on hold band. Do you think it's just luck that guests precious and falling low gas prices are like another tax cut. Kim Jong says North Korea will not make a glue or give them to others..
"romney" Discussed on Reason Podcast
"And even Trump is not doing this in any in any way, other than at the most atmospheric high atmospheric rhetorical way, saying like, we've got a shutdown the press, we've got a shutdown this we've been shut down that they're not taking people's passports, etc. Anything like that? And right there you see the limit of mitt Romney's vision. But also, the I think the veracity of his tone stuff like this is just the way to kind of say nothing and seem as if you're being presidential. I want to know what mitt Romney's going to do about the goddamn budget and about the debt, you know, more than I want to know whether or not he's going to be a nice guy. He's in the Senate as a Republican. So he's probably vote for stuff that Mitch McConnell tells them to vote for. Yeah. And that's I mean, I do think like he I think he's he's being pretty clear here. Like, he doesn't. I think that's the priority. He's he's he'd sat down he did himself like a racy chart or something. Probably. And he was like here's what I can do while I'm in DC. And so let me push back on what Nick says just a little. I think you're right that we place too much emphasis on kind of the character of the president is like as being immoral leader in certain ways on the other hand, we should expect more from the president. I think than we're getting from Trump and Romney is saying these things is saying policy kind of doesn't matter right now character does because Trump's in office and the discourse in our politics right now looks the way it does enlarge part because Trump is is the central figure in it. And so plays a huge role in dominates political discourse and changes, its tone and character and has made it difficult to talk about policy. I think made it difficult for people to have those conversations in part because trauma down. Lately out of it himself, and is so I really does not. Come on. You're telling me congress. You know, what did they do about DACA? You know, he told them you've got six months come up with some fucking Bill and put it across my desk. And he basically said that he would you know, he would sign anything. And but he didn't never did. They did. There was part of what they did. There was did not. They did not put anything on ESPN has they couldn't figure out what she was gonna sign and they said, we're not gonna status something force. It force it. I mean like your act like congress, congress is more powerful than the president. You know, they did not actually create legislation. They're the ones who have to write the budgets and pass the bills let the president Fito stuff. I'm just saying like again, and again, we keep coming back to and this is I think it's it's a serious problem. That can't be addressed by you know, kind of the discussions that we're having now. But you know, it's oh, well, we don't know if the president will sign it. So let's just not offer him anything. Let's actually muscle stuff through the the the house of representatives are the. Senate that's got to finance. Mitt romney. It's good. It's a good thing for Mitt Romney to be pushing that kind of leadership rather than these anodyne gems about civility and agreeing disa- were where where in favor of of Nancy Pelosi now in charge of the house standing up to Trump and saying here sign this you should do this. And that. Certainly having her actually pass legislation and debate legislation. I agree. I mean, and she's basically making this argument that that the house that the Congress's Coequal branch and needs to stand up to the president and has not under while Republicans have been in charge of both branch. We want the world ears to rise to the mantle of the office in the words of their Omni..
"romney" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Eventful an angry presidential leadership in qualities of character is indispensable and it is in this province where the incumbent shortfall has been most glaring. Very strong words. And I like I was saying at the top had always been wondering was Mitt Romney gonna come to the United States Senate and sort of put his head down and just move along with the party pursuing the policies. He's most interested in not wanting to be sort of the Trump antagonised from inside the tent or would he be a bit more like the late? John McCain or the now retiring Jeff flake or Bob corker who have throughout the first two years of the Trump presidency spoken up at times amounting to what I'm not entirely. Sure. Because this this is the sort of wrap on some of those guys that Jeff flake may stand on the Senate floor and give a speech, but he was voting with the president most of the time. And he seemed completely unable to persuade the great vast majority of. Fellow Republicans in the Senate to take on the president on various issues that he had concerned about whether was the dismantling of the democratic institutions freedom of the press all of the issues that flake spoke about before he left the Senate. Now, I don't have an answer yet on Mitt Romney. I will say I was surprised by this op, Ed I I was surprised that he wanted to make his debut as a Senator with a key indication that he does see it as his job to hold Donald Trump accountable on this character and integrity test. And how important he sees that for the US president for America's future its position in the world with its allies end, its foes. But it was not something that he campaigned on. But it, but it's how he is making his debut, and he understands that this will get all the attention and and drive of the new cycle. He's actually going to sit down with C N N's, Jake tapper later today for his first interview since publishing this op, Ed, of course, he also knew that he would get a reaction from Donald Trump. I I don't think that surprise surprise them at all. This was Trump's tweet this morning here we go with Mitt Romney. But so fast question will be is he a flake question, Mark. That's a capital F as in Jeff flake. I hope not that was Trump's tweet. He then went on to say would much prefer that mitt focus on border security, and so many other things where he can be helpful I one and he didn't he should be happy for all Republicans be a team player and win. Here we go with Mitt Romney. But so fast. So Donald Trump clearly disappointed. Romney hasn't even been sworn in as a Senator yet. And now he's got a thorn in his side from this. You know leader of the establishment Republican party as it once was back in two thousand twelve when he was the Republican presidential nominee, so two questions. Now is this going to be Mitt Romney going for Mitt Romney and his op Ed says time, and again, he's not going to respond to every tweet. He's not going to respond every statement. He does agree with a lot of the policies and appointments, but he will speak up when he feels the need, and he felt the need that in the last month in December that that President Trump was on a decline as it came to this moral, fiber, the integrity piece, the American character piece of the job. But is this something he's going to do time? And again as Mitt Romney coming to the United States Senate to be sort of the leader of a Republican resistance. To trump. I'm pretty skeptical about that. And I think he makes it clear he really doesn't want to be that..
"romney" Discussed on The Steve Deace Show
"Rainbow jihad and bakers and florist et cetera he told her no don't do that don't defend the first amendment romney was the quote swallow hard and do amnesty guy back in 2014 over and over again this guy has opposed me on numerous things i care the most about why am i supposed to forget that just because he's he's he's his his family's an american gothic painting i'm not we're not we're this isn't the we're not running for family circle magazine running for political office i need to know what your political views are what's your ideology is with the core of your worldview s and then once you show me okay you get where i'm coming from then i am going to look at your personal character to see is this guy snow in me or so you could actually follow through for going to sakes eric for instruments romney's most trusted political adviser once even described him as a quote at your sketch meeting he was just taking positions to win the primary and then would shake the thing up and take new positions to try and win the general election so no i don't i don't really care from a political office standpoint the guy's a great husband and father on a lots of great husbands and fathers and their belief systems are dreadful i wouldn't want them anywhere near they don't have the wall if occasions to get things done in public office there two totally different things i don't again i don't understand why that's hard to understand and that's really basically it that's that's that's addressing that and we've talked about mitt romney since he announced he was running again but that's basically people.
"romney" Discussed on Politico's Off Message
"Significant role a brings a lot of cash a and understanding he's won't beer typical freshmen senators i said think of that mitt romney in the senate paul ryan and the house they may be able to do a lot of things in the congress now and get things from being a gridlocked but we don't know paul ryan is going to stick around well we hope he does i'm just look looking at all mommy ryan again i would say you'd like to see mitt romney and senate leadership i'll be likely restroom yes defies interested in that i think he wants to serve where he can be most effective and so that's going to be up to his colleagues in the senate and mitch mcconnell i think there is an opportunity for him to help galvanize i think he an operating for him to help bring people together some more unification he he's proven he has the ability to work across the aisle i think about it he was the governor of massachusetts in a overwhelmingly democrat state short some really good things there he is kind of a turnaround artist in all you what he did their what he did for olympics what he's done in business so he brings a really a broad package that i think should be in the senate i do know that the presence already reach out to him spot as some of their differences and his allies worthy of it that actually because what happened was the president endorsed him by a tweet uh the beginning of the week and mitt romney tweeted back that he was thankful for the support that is despite the fact that over the course last couple of years romney had been in many points the the leading critic of president trump in its ed tweeted at one point since is all happens on twitter that if.
"romney" Discussed on No Agenda
"I have a another romney racing king here but again wore on crazy people that's the ads raddatz where thing is a vast the data they they want they want lies otherwise they go back to some of the old again back to question authority that era a bumper sticker ear that had a lot of meaningful bumper stickers the other one that was very prominent on the right the question authority was actually a left it was the left that your ads now i even though they don't they don't adopt at these us anymore there's some have been talked out of it but on the right there used to be a bumper sticker and it used to be as saying and this was the real hue and cry of the gun guys and it was when guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns yeah and that is a very point yet commentary because you hear people talk about this well d just because you know you ban guns nobody can have guns they were doesn't mean the criminals will kick they'll just three hundred million guns in the country even if you got rid of two hundred million of them there's still be a hundred million to choose from and then and then we as we showed on a recent episode eighteen thousand guns a year minimum or more store stolen from the police and so that got laws will have guns no matter what you do and the thing about it is that comment outlaws will have guns was on the republican side of the or the conservative side of the of the aisle of the argument i have not heard it anymore which makes me begin to think that the republicans are also all in gas not all of them but most of them is just like the dude yield the democrats own there are a you know they're both doing it they're both abusing the system and they would love this this is a great way out all of us just but just a ban crazy.
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"Much over on a certainly don't think this one is over perhaps we should bring on our friend richard l'innocent again to talk about this the mit atmospheric physicist who who would i think contradict mitt romney on that point but mitt romney again is taking this political highbrow elite position don't we know what's best listen listen we know what's best for you come on you silly little rubes i've read the science papers and even that isn't true romney's governor supported higher taxes on suvs and taxing developers for cutting down trees in the suburbs he supported expanding the soda can tax the bottle bills you know you have to pay more money whenever you by seventeen thousand cases of la at the supermarket as one does he appointed prominent environmentalists to regulate industry he put limits on oil and gas drilling he subsidised hybrid it'd be cars the which no republican should ever drive the only hybrid of republicans should drive is a lamborghini that burns motor oil and gasoline refused to offer tax relief on a gasoline tax during those skyhigh gas prices of two as in six is lieutenant governor wanted some tax relief for people you remember how high taxes were or how i gas prices were back down and he said no no we can't do it we need to teach people a lesson about conserving energy a more out of touch elite position one cannot imagine he supported cap and trade cabin taxes governor though he flipped on this when he ran for president again he provided no sufficient explanation as to why he flipped on this when he was governor he opposed the bush tax cuts for some reason i was one of the best aspects of the bush administration every conservatives on board for it he opposed it uh i don't know why and of course as governor mitt romney invented obamacare he invented the prototype of obamacare he installed in his state and then he lobbied the federal government for an expansion of medicare a federal federal entitlement program the sort of which is responsible for driving all of the debt quite a record quite a record in office for mitt romney.
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"Romney anymore guy's we should elect conservatives both have that sign cost the money to make that sign that's what it can campaign donation goes toward a and now it is true was bizarre to think that any law would wrote money out of politics there's no way that that possibly happen big politics attract big money but we shouldn't even be trying to get money out of politics we know that money in politics doesn't decide elections anyway donald trump was outspent two to one hillary clinton spent twice as much money on our campaign is donald trump and he crushed her in the electoral college was a landslide there you don't need to worry don't need to protect the american people from themselves and from their own freedom of speech and from their own desires they can govern themselves just fine thank you very much mitt romney said that he supported the citizens united decision which repealed all of this campaign finance laws this anticonstitutional campaignfinance laws but then roundly criticized the substance of the decision saying i'm not crazy about corporations making political contributions as a concept why not this is the same man who said corporations or people my frie and and he was right when he said that corporations our people a corporation isn't of building a cooperation isn't a parking lot corporation is in a desk with a computer on it it's people working inc with one another in corporate right but uh the without citizens united how on earth could we defend a newspaper endorsing a political candidate is that the newspaper isn't a person is at the newspapers of it's a corporation but corporations or people my friend romney you see this constantly he always wants to have it both ways he always say oh i don't i don't feel comfortable saying this conservative thing he'll say it when he walks it back and you just don't know where the guy stands as governor of massachusetts romney said he was quote absolutely committed to fighting global warming because he said quote i think the global warming debate is now pretty much over and people recognize the need associated with providing sources which do not generate the he'd currently provided by fossil fuels i don't think that's true i don't think scientific debates are over i don't think there.
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"But that but we should have a known this from romney because romney comes from a family of liberal republicans romney sites his father george as his hero is guiding star in politics george romney was another failed to liberal republican presidential candidate he was also the threeterm governor of michigan build buckling we always talk about the conservative movement we have all these people saying what movement conservatism what about the movement i know donald trump's doing great conservative things but what about the movement bill buckley started the conservative movement to keep the romney's out of office he opposed the first romney explicitly in 1968 he ran against liberal republican john lindsay for mayor of new york he sometimes supported democrats over liberal republicans because of what a threat liberal republicans were the movement the conservative perot clutches the uh on the right that you know they they constantly now or endorsing romney they've largely embraced this guy in opposition to trump who regardless of his performance on the campaign trail or whatever thinks he said on television in the in the year two thousand as govern is a conservative head of the romney's govern george romney as governor of michigan not only raise taxes but he passed michigan's first income tax the george romney hated federalism he said quote as far as i'm concerned states have no rights only people have rights obstructionism masquerades as states estates rights as the height of a folly which is at outrageous by the way our framers set up a federal system such that the federal government will be run in part by the states in a port by the people that's why the senate was elected by the states and the house was elected by the people though that fell apart after the 17th amendment alleged the direct election of senators.
"romney" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"I ask for your support and your hopes and look forward to meeting you over the coming year it i'm mitt romney from the 1990s running for our state i love always has our state about own it comes to utah that's very cute he's lived in utah for five seconds now you just keep moving to wherever he is going to run from so i guess i guess he went to college in utah and then he went you know he lived all his life massachusetts worked there bain capital was governor of massachusetts then when he wanted to run for president in 2012 again for the second time he moved to new hampshire they started living in new hampshire then and now the eu wants to run for senate from utah is going to move to utah and talk about our utah values you you've been there for three seconds the the other aspect of this is like the clearly the advice that his political advisers gave him was meant the trouble with the 2012 race is you weren't plastic enough you weren't robotic enough of it wasn't a preen preening and a pristine commercial enough to to get you a over the finish line in 2012 he's learned all of the wrong lessons clearly and that's just on the design front i mean this doesn't work in 2018 this is something that donald trump showed us the way that the media works now is not traditional we've moved into new media platforms have moved into social media and we'll people like his authenticity we've seen a lowering of all of these things even from our movie stores are are you know movie stores now we see them on instagram used to be that you would never see them and until you were at the movies now they go they make a psa is and they tweet and they go on instagram it's much closer it's much more personal and that's how donald trump was able to connect directly the american people it still how he connects to the american people and cut through the mainstream media because his twitter account as a much wider reached the new york times could ever hope to have at mitt romney didn't learn that lesson he's running campaign ads from the early 2000s you you have to keep up this is what happens when politics becomes corporate and becomes a bit ossified is you can't hit you were.