Trump Speaks To Romney Amid Speculation Of His Bid For Utah Senate

Herbert attacked Bannon after the former White House chief strategist lambasted Mitt Romney accusing him of using his religion to dodge the Vietnam War

As incredible as it may sound, Steve Bannon has hit a new low.

Bannon lashed out at the former MA governor and 2012 presidential candidate on in an emphatic defense of Moore.

"And by the way, Mitt, while we're on the subject of Vietnam and honor and integrity, you avoided service, brother", Bannon said at the event. He honed in on the missionary deferment that Romney received during the Vietnam War. Romney said Monday that electing GOP candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of molesting two girls decades ago when he was a deputy district attorney in his 30s, would be "a stain on the GOP and on the nation".

"He knows for a fact he's not going to get that with Romney". Romney's lack of military service has nothing to do with the Alabama election.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was less reserved, calling Bannon's attack "Mormon bigotry."

It is ironic that Bannon would praise Moore's "honor and integrity" over Romney's. Unlike Moore, Romney does not hold bigoted views on Muslims.

Why exactly is the possibly too upstanding 2012 GOP presidential nominee worse than an alleged sex predator who was twice removed as Alabama Supreme Court chief justice for refusing court orders?

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Mitt Romney spoke by phone following the President's trip to Utah on Monday.

"He's still bitter about Donald Trump". Leave them out of this. He mocked the man he replaced in the Senate (as Wilson notes) for having served three terms, then went on to serve seven.

Romney was not hiding behind his religion when he could have been wearing a uniform.

The president's comments came in wake of reports that he had largely been working behind-the-scenes to sway Hatch to push off his expected retirement and to stay in Congress.

Sen. Orrin Hatch and other prominent Utah Republicans criticized Bannon for comments they said amounted to an ill-informed attack on the Mormon faith. Orrin Grant Hatch to seek re-election.

Some members of the Southern Baptist Church do not accept Mormons as Christians, because of Mormons' belief in the prophet Joseph Smith and his teachings. "Here-s-why-that-matters">aren't big Trump fans to begin with - do not see Romney's missionary work as a flimsy excuse to avoid Vietnam service. The only thing to argue about would be Trump, and Romney surely doesn't want to be pigeonholed as Senator Trump-hater. Who can forget his infamous "47%" remark that roughly half of Americans pay no taxes, or his call for "self-deportation" of undocumented immigrants?

"If they can destroy Roy Moore, they can destroy you", Bannon said. At least Romney has not feuded with Gold Star families, which is more than can be said for our President. They perfectly captured his warped, dystopian worldview.

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