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Mitt Romney isn't plotting a Never Trump coup

Posted On: Oct 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Mitt Romney isn't plotting a Never Trump coup

A conservative group accuses him of being a secret Democratic asset. President Donald Trump calls him a pompous ass, and the president's son says he may be “colluding to bring down our president.” One of his own Senate colleagues asserted that he's following Speaker Nancy Pelosi's path. But for all the speculation that Mitt Romney is plotting against Trump as the impeachment threat spikes, the Utah GOP senator says there's no Never Trump coup in the works. “I don't believe I'm leading a wing of the party. Because there's no wing that's very large that is aligned with me,” Romney said in an interview this week after a two-week recess. “Since I've been back, I have not spoken with a single senator about the impeachment process or about the implications of the process that's going on or how I would vote,” he added. Yet Romney is on the leading edge of the two most intense fights of Trump's presidency: The GOP rebellion against his abrupt troop withdrawal from northern Syria and the fast-moving impeachment...

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