Report: Mitt Romney takes job at son Tagg’s investment firm

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be returning to work, joining his son Tagg’s investment firm.

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Romney will serve as chairman of the executive committee for Solamere Capital, where he’ll work for one week a month on private equity matters, reports NBC News.

Solamere is a venture capital firm founded by Tagg and Spencer Zwick, the national finance committee chairman for Romney’s presidential bid. In November, Romney moved into an office at Solamere, but he hasn’t been active in the company’s operations yet, according to the report.

Romney has kept a low profile since the election, but he and his wife Ann sat down with Fox for their first post-campaign interview last week. 

Romney, reflecting on his election loss, said it “kills” him not to be in the White House leading the nation.

“I wish I were there. It kills me not to be there, not to be in the White House doing what needs to be done,” he said.

Romney also said he hoped to retain a role in the GOP and help his party recover.

“I'm not going to be the leader of the Republican Party. Other people will take that mantle,” said the former Massachusetts governor. “But I want to have influence on getting our party into a position where we can be successful in solving the problems the country has. I’m not going to disappear."

Romney is slated to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington next month.

An email to Romney spokesperson Gail Gitcho has not been returned.