Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) said he will forego running for reelection after his term ends in January 2025.
“I have spent my last 25 years in public service of one kind or another. At the end of another term, I’d be in my mid-eighties. Frankly, it’s time for a new generation of leaders. They’re the ones that need to make the decisions that will shape the world they will be living in,” Romney said in a video statement.
“Now, we have critical challenges – mounting national debt, climate change, and the ambitious authoritarians of Russia and China,” he added.
Romney used his video statement to criticize both Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
“Neither President Biden nor former President Trump are leading their party to confront