Trump mocks Romney with video contrasting their presidential bids

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE on Monday tweeted out a video mocking Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyWar of words at the White House GOP warns Graham letter to Pelosi on impeachment could 'backfire' Club for Growth to run ads in Utah attacking Romney as 'Democrat secret asset' MORE (R-Utah) over his failed 2012 presidential bid, comparing it with Trump's own success four years later.

The video includes clips of election night in 2012, when Romney lost to former President Obama, and in 2016, when Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP warns Graham letter to Pelosi on impeachment could 'backfire' Hillary Clinton praises former administration officials who testified before House as 'gutsy women' Third-quarter fundraising sets Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg apart MORE.

The video was posted just hours after Romney told reporters that he wants the Trump administration to give Congress the transcript of a highly controversial call between the president and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky

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The call between Trump and Zelensky is reportedly tied to a whistleblower complaint that has dominated headlines since late last week amid reports that Trump and his attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiTrump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses Sondland could provide more clues on Ukraine controversy Top US diplomat William Taylor scheduled to testify in impeachment probe MORE attempted to persuade Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says lawmakers should censure Schiff Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE or his son Hunter Biden, who had business dealings in the country.

"What has been alleged by some news sources is that the president asked for an investigation into Mr. Biden. That would be in my view very inappropriate and a very serious allegation itself, so let's find out what exactly what was said," Romney said earlier Monday.

Over the weekend, Romney became one of the first GOP senators to raise serious concerns about the phone call. 

"If the President asked or pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate his political rival, either directly or through his personal attorney, it would be troubling in the extreme. Critical for the facts to come out," he tweeted.

Most Republicans have not held back on criticizing Trump for the situation, while Democrats have used the whistleblower complaint to fuel new demands that the House move on impeachment.  

Romney has emerged as one of Trump's few GOP critics in Congress, particularly on issues of foreign policy.