Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) scolded both President Trump and Democrats for regularly engaging in mean-spirited attacks on each other while claiming Biden “refuses to stoop as low,” even though Biden told the President of the United States to “shut up”d during a nationally televised debate.
In a statement released Tuesday, the former presidential candidate said that he is “troubled” by the current state of politics and ripped Trump for his personal attacks on Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
“I have stayed quiet with the approach of the election. But I’m troubled by our politics, as it has moved away from spirited debate to a vile, vituperative, hate-filled morass that is unbecoming of any free nation – let alone the birthplace of modern democracy,” he wrote. “The president calls the Democrat vice-presidential candidate ‘a monster’; he repeatedly labels the speaker of the house ‘crazy’; he calls for the Justice Department to put the prior president in jail;