Jun 27, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Mitt Romney wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah

Mitt Romney smiles

Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah. He hopes to fill the vacancy left open by Sen. Orrin Hatch come November.

Take note: Despite his criticism of President Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump has given Romney his full endorsement. Romney has said that if he wins the general election, he'll support Trump when he agrees with him but will still call him out when he doesn't.

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