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In a Washington Post oped, Romney wrote that “On balance, (Trump’s) conduct over the past two years, particularly his actions (in December), is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office.”
“Sensationalist pundits may try to turn this op-ed into some suggestion that Mitt is posturing for a potential presidential run. It is not,” said Kirk Jowers, a Romney supporter.
Jason Perry, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics: the op-ed answers any lingering questions on whether Romney will be reserved in his opinions. This op-ed was sent to a national news organization to address the nation and the world in some way. Before his first official day on the job Mitt Romney is already shaping the conversation in Washington.”