Mitt Romney

Trump Forgives Romney Because ‘He’s Being Very Nice on the Supreme Court’

President Donald Trump said on Thursday night that he is “no longer angry” with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) because of the senator’s support for confirming a Supreme Court justice before the election. “Do you see what’s going on with the Republican Party, how unified the…

Can Democrats Stop the Nomination?

Anyone confidently predicting one way or another whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can seat a new justice on the Supreme Court is blustering. Here is the only thing that’s certain: The coming fight will not be resolved by principle—no matter how senators talk or…

Romney Supports Senate Vote on Trump Supreme Court Nominee

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Tuesday said he supports the Senate holding a vote before the election on President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died at age 87 on Friday. “The Constitution gives the President the power to…

Senate Republicans’ Last Chance to Stand Up to Trump

Nearly every reporter in Washington has experienced it: A Republican member of Congress says, “Off the record,” shifts into a quieter voice, and expresses how much he or she doesn’t like President Donald Trump. Soon after, you watch this same elected official speak up in…

Four Reasons to Doubt Mitch McConnell’s Power

To use power, you must have it. On the night of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that a Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg would receive a vote on the floor of the Senate. That announcement promised a use of…

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Means for America

A furious battle over a Supreme Court vacancy is arguably the last thing the United States needed right now. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today represents a devastating loss for feminists who held up the 87-year-old as an icon of women’s rights, and…

Romney Says Burisma, Hunter Biden Probe Is ‘Not Legitimate’

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said he does not support the Senate Homeland Security Committee’s investigation into Hunter Biden’s on the board of Ukrainian energy firm Bursima Holdings. On Wednesday, the panel authorized a number of subpoenas and testimony from former Obama administration officials, including former…

This Republican Party Is Not Worth Saving

I was a Republican for most of my adult life. I came of political age in 1980, and although I grew up in a working-class Democratic stronghold in Massachusetts, I found a home in Ronald Reagan’s GOP. Back then, the Republicans were a confident “party…

Bail Out Parents

Getty / The ATlantic If parenting were an industry, America’s moms and dads would all be filing for bankruptcy. First came the closures of schools and child-care programs in the spring, followed by many summer camps and pools never opening, and now a fall during…

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