Romney says Trump presidency causing global dismay

Jeff Flake speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Dec. 6 2018. The Associated Press

"He should be happy for all Republicans", Trump wrote, offering this advice to Romney: "Be a TEAM player & WIN!" He urged Romney to be a team player.

Conservative co-host Meghan McCain and Abby Huntsman didn't exactly stand by Romney's op-ed, either. Bob Coker, R-Tenn., another retiring senator, left off. "No Republican president opposed for re-nomination has ever won re-election". Dick Durbin, D-Ill., noted that nearly half the Senate Republicans are up for re-election in 2020 and some may feel the need to push back against Trump. "I don't think he has a real moral center", Hostin added.

Indeed, the article was well received by liberals on Twitter, and fuelled speculation that Romney is preparing to mount a challenge to Trump from within the GOP in 2020.

Lee said he had "real concerns" about Trump during the 2016 election but now is "very pleased" with the president, adding "I quite like him".

'I haven't decided who I'm going to endorse in 2020. He appears to have more room with GOP voters in Utah to take on the president.

Romney will be sworn in Thursday, while Lee is in his second term. He said, "So you don't choose a president based on how good they are; you choose a president based on what their policies are".

"Jealousy is a drink best served warm and Romney just proved it", Parscale wrote. Mitt Romney wrote a scathing criticism of Trump. Rand Paul said Wednesday on "Your World". In a June 2016 interview with Newsmax, he said he was open to backing Trump but was uncertain about where Trump stood.

Trump defended his low approval ratings in foreign countries, noting that he was elected as president of the United States. And Paul Krugman, a columnist for The New York Times, said that Romney had taken "the easy way out". Romney says that while he agrees with some Trump policies, Trump has failed to unite or inspire the nation as a president should.

In a call with the press Wednesday afternoon, Sen. "If he fought the way he fights me, I'm telling you, he would have won the election".

On social media some praised Mr Romney, others said he should have gone further.

To a great degree, a presidency shapes the public character of the nation.

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee blamed Donald Trump for failing to bring together a divided and resentful nation, and also slammed him for undermining the US' credibility across the globe. Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of the president.

In describing a "deep descent" by the Trump presidency in December, Romney cited the departures of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House chief of staff John Kelly and what he called the appointment of people of lesser experience, the abandonment of allies, and Trump's "thoughtless claim that America has always been a "sucker" in world affairs".

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