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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds news conference after talking with local business owners at a town hall meeting in Hampton, N.H., Tuesday, July 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter) Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds news conference after talking with local business owners at a town hall meeting in Hampton, N.H., Tuesday, July 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)  

Romney brings together potential Utah rivals

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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

A bitter Republican primary for the U.S. Senate could be on the horizon in Utah, yet two potential opponents have one thing in common: Mitt Romney.

Romney’s presidential campaign announced Wednesday that both Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jason Chaffetz have endorsed him for president.

Hatch is up for re-election next year. Chaffetz has made it clear he’s eying a GOP primary challenge to Hatch, suggesting he would run to the senator’s right.

Chaffetz’s endorsement is interesting, considering the Tea Party-aligned group, FreedomWorks, has launched a “Retire Hatch” campaign and could very well back him in the Senate primary. But the group likely isn’t pleased Chaffetz supports Romney, someone they have made clear they don’t want to win the presidential primary.

“Mitt Romney knows how jobs are created and is the right man at this critical time to lead us toward recovery,” Chaffetz said.

Hatch agrees: “Throughout his life, Mitt has demonstrated that he isn’t just qualified, but has the leadership needed to be President of the United States.”

  • DANIEL CABRERA

    And so the old school from the GOP (and associates branches) are trying ferociously to push this character Romney at all costwith all type of tactics,….quite interesting , isn’t it?

    You know what?….this thing of. “…Romney is up…”,…”Romney has double digits…”,….this and that about Romney…..all that fanfare is just bogus.

    The man is a younger version of the classic rino-type / deal maker / cross over party lines fallacy for talking and do nothing.

    The american public knows what is going on – which is – that the GOP, pollsters (some of them)are trying to shove in the idea that this guy is the best shot we the people have to detrhone the Obama regime.

    I have an example of this very calculated crafty promotional dymamic…and came from Mr Karl Rove…who is someone that will feel very comfortableto perpetuate ‘plitics as always’ there in Washington.

    Just walk with me.

    What follws is sent all over the entire NET
    ==============================

    I received this email from Karl Rove;…here is the tittle;

    How the GOP Can Blow It in 2012
    _____________________________
    Thursday, June 30, 2011 12:57 PM
    From:
    This sender is DomainKeys verified
    “Karl Rove”
    Add sender to Contacts.

    Sory shor;…it is/was a propaganda rino-type rancid / old school republican…where Mr Romney looks like a ’strong answer’ to our socio-economic dilema’ among other thngs.
    =============================

    And this I did reply to him;

    Dear Mr Rove,

    The GOP can blow it , BIG TIME!, on 2012 if they allow themselves to put another RINO-TYPE / DEAL-MAKER / CROSSING PARTY LINES TALKER AND DO NOTHING presidential candidate,…like for example, Mr Romney who is claimed to be ‘ahead on the polls,…’ but you know so well that is the prominent pick for the rancid old school of republicans that along with the unconstitutionalists democrats, have the blasted country down to the sewers.

    We, the people out here knows and interpret that the so called ‘ahead’
    is just an scam to attempt fool the electorate to divert attention from the only candidate that can really kick out the Obama regime out of Washington and stop the corruption that for a number of decades are ‘the cup of tea’ for politicians there in goverment – you know I am talking about Gov Sarah Palin.

    So in others words don’t support Palin and you can kiss good bye the healing for our great country.

    Got that?….I hope so.

    Sincerely,
    Daniel Cabrera
    Merrillville,Indiana

  • DANIEL CABRERA

    CRUCIAL AMERICAN MOMENT IS TO COME
    PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES 2012 – WHO REALLY SPEAKS FOR THE PEOPLE?
    ________________________________________________________________

    CANDIDATES…WHO ARE FOR THE AMERICAN PUBLIC?….FOR REAL?…AND WHO ARE THE ONES THAT THE OBAMA BAND REALLY FEARS…or put it in another way…WHO ARE THE ONES THAT REALLY GENERATES MONUMENTAL TERROR TO THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION AND TO THE EVERYDAY POLITICIANS (from both major parties)?…just walk with me;

    What follows is all over the entire NET, many blogs, sites, many many places;
    ===================================
    THE FEAR, AND TERROR FOR THE LIBERAL-DEMOCRAT FACTIONS ARE SOON TO BE SEEN
    THE REAL BIG GUNS TO DESTROY THE OBAMA BAND ARE ABOUT TO BE PUT INTO PLACE
    __________________________________________________________________________
    So far, we have party-politics as usual.

    The Republican Party is giving popularity, pompousity,…promotion,…complete elaboration,…a lot of noise to regular candidates for the presidential incoming elections,….individuals that are part of the usual-regular classic configuration in their rakns.

    What is important to understand (as eventualy it will be noticed) is that no matter who are making the noise now,the liberal-democrat elite (and most directly) THE OBAMA RGIME TEAM are not…I repeat…ARE NOT considering those as real threat to the next incoming 2012 presidential battle.

    The liberal-democrats feel very well secured, for those repubilcan who are uprising at present time, are easy to beat in the presidential battle.

    And why is that?….simple, they are just the counterpart of the democrats themselves and do not represent the real american public interest at the core.

    Right now,a wave coming from the underground could be sense – sort of speak – a real popular shout asking for true representation for and of the american people.

    The call is to be done and made public by the people themselves…at the right time.

    When The Tea Party Movement (the real voice of the people)let their voices comes out, all the worries and fears, and monumantal terrors for the liberal-democrat factions (and more exactly, THE OBAMA BAND) will be at the open very well noticed,….just wait for it.

    A transcendential call for duty will fall on two good individuals.

    The Tea Party Movement will be calling for real true pro-american public representation for the incoming presidential elections, and here is the peoples’s ticket; PALIN-BACHMANN PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE 2012.

    THE PALIN-BACHMAN configuration is faithful representation of good character, knowledge, experience, honesty, integrity, vision, true core patriotism…things needed now in our great nation, …things wich are absent in the current Washington government fabric.

    And so there in short.

    Opinions welcome.

    Daniel Cabrera
    merrillville,Indiana