Mitt Romney Appears Open To Voting For Joe Biden Over Trump In 2024 | EUROtoday
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Sunday defined his considerations about Donald Trump successful reelection subsequent November, whereas additionally not excluding the chance that he might vote for Joe Biden in a head-to-head race between the 2.
In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Romney, a frequent critic of the previous president, was requested to weigh in on Trump’s latest feedback that he would act as a dictator solely on Day 1 of a doable second administration to guard the U.S. Southern border.
But Romney mentioned it’s Trump actions that give him extra pause quite than his phrases.
“Donald Trump is kind of a human gumball machine, which is a thought or a notion comes in and it comes out of his mouth. There’s not a lot of filter that goes on,” Romney mentioned.
He continued: “I do think you can look at his record as president, and particularly in the last months of his presidency, and say, ‘This is a dangerous approach. It’s an authoritarian approach.’ That gives me far more concern than him playing to the crowd, as he did.”
Over the weekend, Trump dismissed the considerations about his feedback throughout the Fox News city corridor final week as Democrats’ “newest hoax.”
So far, Romney hasn’t supplied assist for any of Trump’s Republican opponents who path him by double digits within the polls, however he says there’s good purpose for that.
“Well, because if I endorsed them, it would be the kiss of death,” he mentioned. “I’m not going to do that.”
Romney sees former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley because the main candidate who has a shot at defeating the previous president, though he concedes her likelihood is nonetheless slim.
The Utah Republican, who was the GOP nominee for president in 2012 however misplaced the race to then-President Barack Obama, mentioned he want to see retiring Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) be the Democratic nominee, claiming he’s a greater candidate than Biden.
Manchin, who introduced his choice to retire on the finish of his present time period, has not dominated out operating for the White House, and can be reportedly being thought-about because the individual to guide the No Labels third-party ticket.
Still, Romney appeared open to the opportunity of voting for Biden in a race between him and Trump, after noting that as a result of he votes in Utah, a reliably Republican state who would assist Trump, his selection wouldn’t actually make a distinction.
“In my view, bad policy we can overcome as a country we have in the past. Bad character is something which is very difficult to overcome,” Romney mentioned.
Romney has beforehand mentioned he didn’t vote for Trump in 2020.
During the interview, Romney additionally mentioned he wouldn’t assist a proper impeachment inquiry into the president until the GOP produces extra proof to assist their claims that Joe Biden sought to learn his household by selling his son Hunter’s international enterprise pursuits when he served as vp. Romney added that Congress shouldn’t impeach “someone because of the sins of their kids.”
“If I were the House, I’d vote against it unless they were able to bring forward evidence that suggested there were a high crime or misdemeanor that had been committed,” Romney mentioned. “But so far, that hasn’t been the case.”
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