Ann Romney to join TV special with Michelle Obama to get out the vote
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Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyRomney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS On management of Utah public lands, Biden should pursue an accountable legislative process Biden-GOP infrastructure talks off to rocky start MORE’s (R-Utah) wife Ann will join former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObamas describe meeting Prince Philip in statement mourning his death Overnight Defense: Trump-era land mine policy unchanged amid review | Biden spending outline coming Friday | First lady sets priorities for relaunched military families initiative Jill Biden unveils next phase of military families program MORE on a prime-time special encouraging voting this month.

The two are both slated to appear on ABC’s Sept. 14 hourlong “VOMO: Vote Or Miss Out” special. The program is a joint production of Michelle Obama’s nonprofit When We All Vote as well as ATTN: and production company Sara + Tom.

“We have a societal responsibility to participate in our country’s democracy,” producer Tom Werner told the Salt Lake Tribune. “This nonpartisan special will, through comedy, encourage people to vote this November.”


“We hope that we can create an event that will speak to all generations, young and old,” ATTN: co-founder Matthew Segal said.

Comedian Kevin Hart is set to host, with other participants including Tim Allen, Whitney Cummings, Tiffany Haddish, Jon Hamm, Jay Leno and Cristela Alonzo. Several of the Republican participants have openly criticized President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS McConnell, GOP slam Biden's executive order on SCOTUS US raises concerns about Iran's seriousness in nuclear talks MORE in the past, including Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainColbert mocks Gaetz after Trump denies he asked for a pardon Five reasons why US faces chronic crisis at border Meghan McCain calls on Gaetz to resign MORE (R-Ariz.).

Although Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee, is not listed as a participant, the Utah senator has been one of the most vocal Republican Trump critics in the Senate. Romney was also the only GOP senator to vote to convict Trump during his impeachment trial earlier this year.

Earlier this week, he said the president’s response to unrest in American cities “was clearly intended to further inflame racial tensions.”