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NEW YORK (AP) – Mitt Romney will meet this weekend with Donald Trump.
That’s according to a source involved with the incoming Republican president’s transition, who described it as a “healing meeting.” The source requested anonymity because the event has not been officially announced.
Romney was the 2012 presidential nominee and was an outspoken critic of Trump throughout the election. He slammed the New York businessman as a “phony” and a “fraud.”
Trump repeatedly referred to Romney as a “loser.”
But the two began mending fences after Trump’s victory. Romney called to congratulate Trump.
“Mitt Romney called to congratulate me on the win,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Very nice!”
In March, Romney said Donald Trump lacked the temperament and the integrity to be president — and that the GOP should pick one of the other three candidates at the time.
He said, the only serious policy proposals that deal with the broad range of national challenges we confront today, come from Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Kasich. “One of these men should be our nominee.”
He told a University of Utah audience then that “dishonesty is Donald Trump’s hallmark.”
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