Mitt Romney blasts ‘vile’ political climate, urges leaders on both sides to ‘tone it down’

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U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney ripped the volley of “rabid attacks” between Republicans and Democrats that he warned could fuel “the conspiracy mongers and the haters” toward “dangerous action” as he urged both sides to “tone it down” ahead of the Nov. 3 election.The former Massachusetts governor issued a statement Tuesday saying he was “troubled” by the move from “spirited debate to a vile, vituperative, hate-filled morass that is unbecoming of any free nation.”
“The rabid attacks kindle the conspiracy mongers and the haters who take the small and predictable step from intemperate word to dangerous action,” Romney warned in the message posted to social media Tuesday morning.
With the world watching America “with abject horror,” Romney said it’s “time to lower the heat.”
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Romney, a Republican senator from Utah and frequent critic of President Trump, blasted the commander in chief for calling Democratic nominee Joe Biden “a monster” and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “crazy.”
“He calls for the Justice Department to put the prior president in jail. He attacks the governor of Michigan on the very day a plot is discovered to kidnap her,” Romney said of the plot to kidnap Democratic …

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