Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, on Friday supported President Trump's stance on the partial shutdown of the government, supported his call for a wall on the southern border and said he did not understand the position of the Democrats on this issue.
"You (Pelosi) and your Democrats have in the past voted over 600 kilometers of border fence, why not choose a few more kilometers now?" Said Romney, who spoke in Ogden, Utah after talking with officials about the impact of the Closing on the community had visited. "I do not understand her position, I really do not understand that."
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on Trump's $ 5.7 billion request for financing a wall or barrier on the border. The Democrats have said that they will not approach this figure and instead offered less than $ 2 billion for a more general "border security".
According to The Associated Press, Romney supported Trump, saying that the US deserves border security ̵
Although Romney is a Republican, he often criticized Trump, in particular the behavior of Trump in office. Earlier this month, he made headlines with an opus in the Washington Post, saying Trump's behavior was "proof that the president did not rise to the mantle of the office."
Romney, who ran for president in 2012. Trump is to bring the country together and "demonstrate the essential qualities of honesty and integrity and raise the national discourse with compromise and mutual respect."
] Trump responded to the post-op post a day later: "I wish Mitt could be more of a team player. I'm surprised that he did it so fast. If he had fought hard like President Obama against President Obama, he would have won the election. "
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On Friday, he called on both sides to" make a deal "And stop the situation by which the workers in the states are not
"As far as politics is concerned, it seems to me that there is no big gap, but politics has taken people to different corners," Romney said.
He also said He planned, other senators to employ temporary solutions – for example, to ensure that key government employees continue to be paid.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.