Utah’s incoming senator Mitt Romney came out in favor of President Donald Trump’s border wall after the president and the president’s supporters expressed their extreme displeasure with Romney’s criticism of Trump.
“I would vote for the border wall. That’s been part of my platform for many, many years. I think we should have a border wall on our southern border…That’s necessary but insufficient,” Romney said in his interview Thursday with CNN’s Jake Tapper. (15:55 Mark In Video Below)
President Trump pressured Romney to support border security on Twitter.
Romney declined to endorse Trump for president in 2020 and said that he is waiting to see what the “alternatives” are to Trump, but said that “I am not running again.” He made reference to a potential Republican primary.
Utah’s incoming senator Mitt Romney fills the position that everyone knew he was going to fill: NeverTrump “Republican” that the mainstream media can point to in their attacks on President Donald Trump.
“The Trump presidency made a deep descent in December” said Mitt in a Washington Post op-ed, referring to the fact that President Trump is actually winning on his America First priorities like ending the Never Ending Wars. Romney also said that Trump has not risen to the “mantle” of the presidency.
It’s all annoying nonsense, but it will get the chattering classes excited and the press talking for probably a few straight days.
With Jeff Flake making an unceremonious exit, Romney is now going to be even more insufferable, because the political class wants him to run in 2020, either as a GOP primary challenger to Trump or — get this — as Joe Biden’s running mate on the Democrat side on a Swamp Unity ticket.
I reported on former Jeb! Bush adviser and current Biden Institute adviser Juleanna Glover’s op-ed for Politico in which she argues for a Biden-Romney unity ticket.
The whole thing seems confusing to the American people, because the media hated Mitt Romney in 2012 because they wanted Barack Obama to win. Now, get ready for two years of the media loving Mitt Romney and thinking he’s awesome.
It’s irritating, but this is what the Washington political class does. It is still unclear how much the American people will be forced to actually pay attention to the mainstream media and their celebrated Swamp figures during the 2020 campaign, but we will find out as we go along just how much Trump has weakened this sinister, corrupt infrastructure.
Illegal Alien Arrested in the Beating, Torture, and Death of His Nine Year Old Son in Idaho
Erik Osuna is an illegal immigrant.
A man identified by prosecutors as an illegal alien has been arrested in the beating and torture of his own son, with the boy’s stepmother being charged with murder in his death.
Emrik Osuna, a nine year old boy, was discovered starved and covered with bruises at the residence of Erik Osuna-Gutierrez and Monique Osuna. First responders who were summoned to the Meridian, Idaho home later pronounced the boy dead.
(Pictured: nine year old Emrik Osuna.)
(Pictured: Erik and Monique Osuna.)
Police reports indicate that Monique Osuna has admitted to police that she kicked her stepson in the groin and beat him with various household objects, among them a frying pan, a wooden spoon, a backscratcher, a belt, and even a dog leash. She’s being charged with murder, and Erik Osuna is being charged with felony injury to a child, infliction of great bodily harm and destruction of evidence in the abuse of the child.
The couple allegedly subjected the nine year old boy to a sickening regimen of continual child abuse, such as forcing him to exercise for hours, locking him into a closet, and feeding him starvation rations of water and rice for weeks. Prosecutors are alleging that Erik Osuna allowed the abuse to happen, and that the sick couple only called 911 hours after Emrik Osuna was in severe medical distress.
Idaho prosecutors have identified Erik Osuna as an illegal immigrant, pointing him out as a flight risk in pre-trial bond hearings in the case. They urged a judge to deny Osuna a bond because of his status as an illegal, arguing that he could attempt to flee because he doesn’t have many personal connections in the state.
Both Osunas are being held on $2 million bonds in the Idaho jail system, and neither have entered a plea in response to the charges. Their next court appearance is scheduled for September 17th.
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