Mitt Romney Rips Trump: ‘Unthinkable’ to Accept Foreign Dirt on Political Opponents

Breitbart | 6/13/2019 | Staff
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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Thursday criticized President Donald Trump for saying he is open to accepting opposition research on his presidential rivals, calling his position “simply unthinkable.”

“Let’s distinguish between a foreign official making an off-hand comment at a dinner about the campaign versus a foreign government trying to influence an election. In the latter case, that would be unthinkable. It would be totally inappropriate, and it would strike at the heart of our democracy,” Romney, one of the U.S. Senate’s most vocal Trump critics, told reporters during an impromptu gaggle.

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It would “be wrong and unthinkable that any candidate for president would accept such information,” the Utah Republican added.

Asked if accepting dirt from a foreign government is something he has done in the past, Romney swiftly denied ever doing so. “I’ve run for Senate twice, I’ve run for governor once, I’ve run for president twice, so far as I know we never received any information from any foreign government,” he said, before adding” We would have immediately informed the FBI.”

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President Trump raised eyebrows when he told ABC News on Wednesday that he would listen if foreign governments, including Russia and China, offered potentially damaging information on those who want his job, rather than notify the FBI.

“I think maybe you do both,” the president told interviewer George Stephanopoulos in the Oval Office. “I think you...
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