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Between the lines on Trump’s Romney endorsement

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I've been calling people in the White House and sources close to Mitt Romney to find out the backstory behind the Trump endorsement of Romney.

What I've learned: Both sides agree Romney, who has a tumultuous history with Trump, didn't ask for an endorsement. A senior administration official told me the endorsement "is something the President wanted to do.  He proactively reached out and Mitt Romney happily accepted.”