Romney won't say if Trump's attacks against minority lawmakers are racist

TheHill | 7/15/2019 | Rebecca Klar
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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Monday declined to answer questions about whether he felt President Trump's tweet attacking four Democratic congresswomen was racist.

In a video tweeted by NBC News reporter Alison King, the Utah senator is asked if he would call Trump's tweet—which suggested the four lawmakers "go back" to their home countries—racist.

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"That's all I got, thanks," Romney said, before walking off.

The Hill has reached out to Romney's office for comment.

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Romney told King that Trump "fell far short" in his calling to unite Americans.

"I certainly feel a number of these new members of Congress have views that are not consistent with my experience and not consistent with building a strong America," he told King, according to her tweet.

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"At the same time, I recognize that the [president] has a unique and noble calling to unite all Americans regardless of our creeds or race...
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