Trump: 'Democrats are lucky that they don't have any Mitt Romney types'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE said in a tweet early Sunday that Democrats are “lucky” not to have any “Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyThe Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by AdvaMed — House panel delays impeachment vote until Friday Senate gears up for battle over witnesses in impeachment trial McConnell: I doubt any GOP senator will vote to impeach Trump MORE types” after the Republican senator said Trump’s call for China and Ukraine to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Media organization fights Trump administration over Ukraine documents FOIA Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers MORE was “wrong and appalling.”

"The Democrats are lucky that they don’t have any Mitt Romney types," Trump tweeted. "They may be lousy politicians, with really bad policies (Open Borders, Sanctuary Cities etc.), but they stick together!"

 

 

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"When the only American citizen President Trump singles out for China’s investigation is his political opponent in the midst of the Democratic nomination process, it strains credulity to suggest that it is anything other than politically motivated," Romney, a former GOP presidential nominee and current Utah senator, tweeted Friday.

"By all appearances, the President’s brazen and unprecedented appeal to China and to Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden is wrong and appalling," he added.

Trump on Saturday called for Romney to be impeached – though a senator can't be impeached – and argued that Republican voters in Utah made a "mistake" in nominating him for the Senate.

Also on Saturday, Trump lashed out at Romney and called him a "pompous 'ass.' ”

"Somebody please wake up Mitt Romney and tell him that my conversation with the Ukrainian President was a congenial and very appropriate one," Trump asserted in a tweet.

Read more from The Hill:

Key Republicans split with Trump on Biden investigation push