Updated Jun 9, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Romney says Trump will "solidly" win re-election

Mitt Romney.

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Mitt Romney said this week that President Trump will "easily" clinch the nomination in 2020, USA Today reports, and "solidly" win re-election.

Why it matters: Romney and Trump have had a tumultuous relationship, which seems to have evened out slightly after Romney announced his candidacy for Utah's Senate seat. And as Axios' Jonathan Swan reported, while Romney — who is likely to win the Senate seat — may push back against the president on things like trade and foreign policy, he's less likely to "make his campaign or Senate tenure a non-stop critique of Trump."

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