Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Today on AM View:

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyTrump tweets video mocking Dems not cheering during State of the Union For 2020, Democrats are lookin’ for somebody to love Trump religious adviser calls anti-Trump evangelicals 'spineless morons' MORE postponed plans to announce a bid Thursday to replace retiring Utah Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchOrrin Hatch Foundation seeking million in taxpayer money to fund new center in his honor Mitch McConnell has shown the nation his version of power grab Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA — Utah Senate votes to scale back Medicaid expansion | Virginia abortion bill reignites debate | Grassley invites drug execs to testify | Conservative groups push back on e-cig crackdown 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 JoyceDem chairwoman seeks watchdog probe of Park Service’s shutdown operations Marijuana industry boosts DC lobbying team Here are the lawmakers who will forfeit their salaries during the shutdown MORE (R-Ohio) and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discuss the urgency behind increased federal appropriations and other needs.

 

 

 

 

 

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