Jan 2, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Romney declines to endorse Trump for 2020

Former presidential candidate and Sen.-elect Mitt Romney told CNN's Jake Tapper Wednesday that it was too early for him to endorse President Trump for 2020, saying, "I want to see what the alternatives are."

Why it matters: Romney's comments come just a day after he harshly criticized Trump in a Washington Post op-ed. The piece received backlash from some conservatives and the president, who tweeted, "I won big, and he didn’t. He should be happy for all Republicans. Be a TEAM player & WIN."

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