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Mitt Romney Will Not Seek Reelection, Says GOP Operates in “Shadow of Donald Trump”

HeadlineSep 14, 2023

Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will not seek reelection in 2024, saying it’s “time for a new generation of leaders.” The one-time Republican presidential nominee is one of the few members of his party to speak out against Donald Trump and was the only Republican to vote to convict Trump in both of his impeachment trials. He spoke to reporters after announcing his decision not to run for a second term. 

Sen. Mitt Romney: “Well, there’s no question but that the Republican Party today is in the shadow of Donald Trump. He is the leader of the greatest portion of the Republican Party. It’s a populist, I believe, demagogue portion of the party.”

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