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“Other bribe suggestions: Forgive auto loans? Forgive credit card debt? Forgive mortgages? And put a wealth tax on the super-rich to pay for it all. What could possibly go wrong?”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) said President Biden consideration of forgiving student loan debt is a sign of desperation.
“Anything that my party does that comes across as being stupid is not going to help us.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), quoted by CNN, on the impact of the RNC censures of Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger on the midterm elections.
“Shame falls on a party that would censure persons of conscience, who seek truth in the face of vitriol. Honor attaches to Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for seeking truth even when doing so comes at great personal cost.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), on Twitter.
“When we had a Republican president and House and Senate, we kept on spending massively and adding almost a trillion dollars a year to the national debt. Now we say this is outrageous adding so much to the debt? They say we did the same thing when we were in charge. It does show that you have to be consistent in your arguments.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), in an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune.
“Russia is a gas station parading as a country.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney, in an interview with CNN.
“I was disappointed with the president’s comment. But I think we’ve come to recognize that the president has a blind spot when it comes to Russia. And the reality here is that the experts, the people who really understand how our systems work and how computers work and software and so forth, the thousands upon thousands at the CIA and the NSA and the Department of Defense, have determined that this came from Russia.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) blasted Russia in a NBC News interview for a cyberattack he said amounted to an “invasion,” adding that the president’s unwillingness to blame Russia shows he has a “blind spot” when it comes to the country.
“Madness. This is madness. We have a process. Recounts are appropriate. Going to the court is appropriate. Pursuing every legal avenue is appropriate. But trying to get electors not to do what the people voted to do is madness.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), quoted by The Hill, on Republican efforts to challenge the electoral vote.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) proposed sending every American $1,000 to ease the financial pain of the coronavirus pandemic that has tanked global markets and threatened to grind U.S. economic activity to a halt, CNBC reports.
“There’s no question but that the appearance of looking into Burisma and Hunter Biden appears political, and I think people are tired of these kind of political investigations.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) said that a GOP investigation into Hunter Biden and Ukrainian gas company Burisma “appears political,” The Hill reports.
“I presume I’ll be voting in favor of hearing from John Bolton.”
— Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), quoted by The Hill, on calling witnesses for the Senate impeachment trial.