Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Listen: Romney postpones Utah Senate remarks

Today on AM View:

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyOvernight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Trump's Syria envoy says he wasn't consulted on troop withdrawal Trump 'lynching' comparison draws backlash from lawmakers MORE postponed plans to announce a bid Thursday to replace retiring Utah Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchTrump holds more Medal of Freedom ceremonies than predecessors but awards fewer medals Trump to award Medal of Freedom to former Attorney General Edwin Meese Trump to award racing legend Roger Penske with Presidential Medal of Freedom 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 JoyceKeeping your national parks accessible even during a government shutdown Marijuana industry donations to lawmakers surge in 2019: analysis The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump issues Taliban warning at Sept. 11 memorial MORE (R-Ohio) and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discuss the urgency behind increased federal appropriations and other needs.

 

 

 

 

 

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