Biden’s Closest GOP Ally Flips On Him

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( – Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) shared during a recent Utah summit that he had pushed both Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to join the 2024 Democratic primary race against President Biden. 

According to a report on Deseret News, the remarks by Romney were made at the E2 Summit in Park City. and Mark Warner (Va.) to challenge President Biden for the party’s 2024 presidential nomination. However, he claimed that both of the senators were not open to his suggestion and that the Democrats were interested in having a more progressive candidate in Biden’s place. 

The donor summit organized by Romney also had four Republican candidates in attendance. Those were former New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie, former Vice President Mike Pence, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum. 

While talking with former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Romney said that he would like to see any of the attending candidates win over President Trump. 

Warner who served as the Virginia governor from 2002 to 2006 was sworn in to the Senate in 2009. Previously he had shut down all speculations about him running for the White House in 2008. 

Booker on the other hand has been a Senator since 2013 but he placed a bid for the Democratic nomination in 2020. However, the nomination in that crowded race was won by Biden. In January 2020 Booker exited the race and he shortly after announced his endorsement for Biden in the presidential race. 

Currently, Biden is only facing longshot candidate Marianne Williamson in the primary race. 

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