A presidential tweet and a polite thank you in reply underscored the complicated path for Mitt Romney as he begins his quest for a Senate seat in Utah. Entering the competition was the first and perhaps easiest step in his return to public life. Deciding what to do if he wins presents more difficult choices.
Mitt Romney on Friday announced his long-expected Senate bid in his adopted state of Utah with a low-key rollout intended to duck roiling Republican divisions and avoid signaling that he will play the role of foil to President Trump.
The Senate’s top Republican endorsed a plan Monday that would revamp immigration policy the way President Trump wants to, as senators began debating whether to grant permanent legal status to some young undocumented immigrants and bolster the nation’s southern border security.