The Utah senator clashed with the former president and made history as the first senator to vote to convict a president of his own party.
The ex-president seems calm, friends say, but he's busy making plans to defeat "disloyal" Republicans in 2022.
"As the Beijing Olympic Games approach, it is increasingly clear that China, under the control of the Chinese Communist Party, does not deserve an Olympic showcase," Romney said.
"As a former governor, if the federal government is going to be handing out billions of dollars, I'm going to have my hand out to get as much as I can," Romney said.
While a majority (60 percent) of voters approve of the increase to $15 per hour, 71 percent support a more modest hike to $11.
"It now seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation, and I do not want continued consideration of my nomination to be a distraction from your other priorities," Tanden wrote.
A recent economic analysis found that the Republican senators' proposal would provide a wage hike to just 3.2 percent of workers by 2025.
Donald Trump has called on Republicans to put their differences aside ahead of the 2022 election cycle if they are to beat Democrats.
The former president listed every Republican who voted to impeach him and demanded to "get rid of them all."
There is much talk of political realignment these days. But both parties at large remain wedded to tired orthodoxies, bombing the same places over there, as everything from infrastructure to healthcare crumbles here.
"I started working by bussing tables at the Star Family Restaurant for $1/hour & slowly moved up to cook—the big leagues for a kid like me—to earn $6/hour," Thune wrote.
The economic analysts said the Republican plan is about "13 percent less than what the minimum wage was at its high-water mark in 1968."
The Utah senator said the former president "has by far the largest voice and a big impact" in the Republican Party.
"Incrementally increasing a pitiful 7.25 wage to $10 over 5 yrs is a cruel joke. Poverty cannot be overcome just by $2.75/hour more," Democratic Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib wrote.
A spokesperson for Romney said the Utah senator "believes it's hard to return to comity and respect with a nominee who has issued a thousand mean tweets."
The ex-president will make his first big speech since leaving the White House at CPAC 2021, which begins Thursday and features no prominent GOP Trump critics.
In a lengthy statement shared on his campaign site, Utah Senator Mike Lee said that there was enough room in the GOP for both of them.
The Utah lawmaker was one of seven Republicans who joined all 50 Democrats in the upper chamber to vote for convicting Donald Trump.
So far, five of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial have faced censures from local or state GOP groups.
Some Utah Republicans are accusing Romney of being "an agent for the Establishment Deep State" following his vote to convict Donald Trump.
Some of the Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial faced censure from local GOP groups in their states.
Susan Collins of Maine said Trump created a "dangerous situation" and put his "selfish interest" over the interests of the country.
Some Republicans are calling for the GOP senator, who doesn't plan to run in 2022, to be formally censured.
The Maine Republican senator said the former president had subordinated "the interests of the country to his own selfish interests."
Senators Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse, Patrick Toomey, Bill Cassidy and Richard Burr joined all of their Democratic colleagues to vote for a conviction on Saturday.
House impeachment managers played security footage that had never been seen from January 6 on the first day of their arguments.
Never-before-seen security footage shows that Senator Mitt Romney narrowly evaded rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, after Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman told him to run away from them.
The real reason for conservatives to support a universal child allowance is to recognize parenting as a social good, not just a lifestyle choice.
The Republican lawmaker assessed that it's "very unlikely" that Trump will be convicted by the Senate.