Mitt Romney on Trump: 'If He Decides to Run, He Will Be the Nominee'

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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said that if former President Donald Trump decides to run in 2024, he would win the GOP nomination.

“I don’t delude myself into thinking I have a big swath of the Republican Party,” Romney, a frequent critic of Trump, told Politico on Thursday. “It’s hard to imagine anything that would derail his support. So, if he wants to become the nominee in [2024], I think he’s very likely to achieve that.”

While it’s not set in stone that Trump will run for president again, the former commander-in-chief has offered strong hints in recent days. Trump has not formally announced his plans, saying that he would do so after the 2022 midterm elections are over, and he’s also cited federal election rules regarding election donations.

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), said that Trump is “the leader of the party, that’s clear … If he decides to run, he will be the nominee.”

Trump, 75, in April revealed that his health would play a factor in whether he would run in 2024. The former president will turn 78 in 2024.

“You always have to talk about health. You look like you’re in good health, but tomorrow, you get a letter from a doctor... (Read more)