Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Today on AM View:

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyGOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki Romney: Trump's remarks at Putin summit 'disgraceful and detrimental to democratic principles' Utah's largest paper compares child separation to war crimes in scathing editorial MORE postponed plans to announce a bid Thursday to replace retiring Utah Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchDon't place all your hopes — or fears — on a new Supreme Court justice The Hill's Morning Report — Trump’s walk-back fails to stem outrage on Putin meeting On The Money: Fed chief lays out risks of trade war | Senate floats new Russia sanctions amid Trump backlash | House passes bill to boost business investment MORE (R), in deference to Florida's tragic school shooting Wednesday

Before his change of plans, Kevin Madden, a former adviser and spokesman for Romney's 2012 campaign, explained why the ex-Massachusetts governor and Trump critic wants to be Utah’s next senator.

Also in today's morning podcast: Officials agreed during a newsmaker event convened by The Hill on Wednesday that the opioid epidemic is gaining federal focus. Rep. David JoyceDavid Patrick JoyceThe Hill's 12:30 Report Bipartisan lawmakers agree — marijuana prohibition has failed and it’s time to change the law Cannabis advocates urge lawmakers to tackle tax provision MORE (R-Ohio) and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discuss the urgency behind increased federal appropriations and other needs.

 

 

 

 

 

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