Senator Mitt Romney (R-Ut.) allegedly encouraged Joe Biden to run for President after the 2018 midterms.
Romney voted to convict President Trump when he was accused of abusing his power in a call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
Romney also voted to convict Trump in the aftermath of the January 6th ‘Stop the Steal’ rally.
He has frequently broken with his Republican colleagues in key votes, including voting for Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who was nominated by President Biden.
Romney was pictured cheering with Democrats after Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by a 53-47 vote.
In an upcoming book titled “The Long Alliance: The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama,” the author, Gabriel Debenedetti, alleges that Romney encouraged Biden to run.
Romney lost his bid for the Presidency during Obama’s 2012 re-election bid.
The Daily Caller Reports–
Republican Utah Senator Mitt Romney urged President Joe Biden to run for president on the night of the midterm elections in 2018, according to a chapter of an upcoming book obtained by The Guardian.
“You have to run,” the former Republican presidential nominee reportedly told Biden the night he won his Senate election in Utah.
The interaction is described in an upcoming nonfiction book by Gabriel Debenedetti called “The Long Alliance: The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama,” according to The Guardian. (RELATED: Never Trump Conservatives Sober Up As Biden Approves One Trillion In Spending In Two Weeks)
“At one point he [Biden] connected with Mitt Romney, who’d been easily elected to the Senate that night as a rare Trump-opposing Republican. They were warm as Biden cheered Romney’s win,” the book reads, according to The Guardian. “Then Obama’s old rival got to the point: You have to run, Romney said,” the book continues.