McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

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But in a statement originally made to The Atlantic, Hatch said while he holds Romney "in extraordinarily high esteem, my musing aloud on the subject has apparently snowballed into a frenzy of premature speculation". The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is headquartered in Utah, has long relied on Hatch to serve as a representative and ambassador in Washington-a role that Romney views as important, and necessary.

"If I could get a really outstanding person to run for my position, I might consider it", Hatch told the Journal. "If [Hatch] wants to run again, I'm for him", McConnell said.

Romney's talks with then President-elect Donald Trump about the position of secretary of state suggested Romney is willing to consider a return to politics. That seems to be a selling point for some Utah Republicans.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has spoken to failed GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, following reports that Romney is considering a run for the Senate.

It makes sense. Yes, Romney was born in MI and the only public office he's held was governor of MA, a job he left just over a decade ago.

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On Apr. 7, McConnell told reporters on Capitol Hill that he would not pressure Hatch in retiring but that he had discussed the the possibility with Romney.

"I think it's just that".

Longtime Romney supporter Kirk Jowers said the "appeal for Utah for a Sen".

Trump has been imploding on both the foreign and domestic policy fronts of late, so the reemergence of one of his preeminent establishment Republican rivals is not surprising.

During the presidential campaign, Romney called Trump a "fraud" and a "phony". "You keep every option open, even if he is thinking in the back of his mind he might be done at the end of this term".

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