Trump mocks Romney with video contrasting their presidential bids

President TrumpDonald TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions The Memo: Left pins hopes on Nina Turner in Ohio after recent defeats Biden administration to keep Trump-era rule of turning away migrants during pandemic MORE on Monday tweeted out a video mocking Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyGraham's COVID-19 'breakthrough' case jolts Senate The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate finalizes .2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill Senators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session 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 ClintonFive things to watch in two Ohio special election primaries Clintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections 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 GiulianiGiuliani rips Ukraine investigation: 'I committed no crime' Capitol insurrection hearing exposes Trumpworld delusions DOJ declines to back Mo Brooks's defense against Swalwell's riot lawsuit MORE attempted to persuade Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions GOP skepticism looms over bipartisan spending deal Biden vaccine rule sets stage for onslaught of lawsuits 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.