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Drudge Jabs Mitt Romney With Video of What the Former GOP Nominee Was Saying About Donald Trump Back in 2012


"[Trump] has shown an extraordinary ability to understand how our economy works — to create jobs for the American people."

Matt Drudge sent out a tweet Thursday seeming to criticize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for a speech he gave in 2012 when the then-GOP standard-bearer complimented Donald Trump while accepting the Manhattan real estate magnate's endorsement for president against Barack Obama.

Romney is scheduled to deliver a speech “on the state of the 2016 presidential race” on Thursday morning, during which he is expected to be “going after Trump.” But Drudge, taking Romney's alleged present dislike of Trump into account, called out the former Massachusetts governor for his acceptance of Trump in 2012 with the caption, "We're not making love anymore..."

The tweet from Drudge also included a link to a video showing Romney's speech after receiving Trump's endorsement in 2012, during which Romney says that Trump "has shown an extraordinary ability to understand how our economy works — to create jobs for the American people."

"[Trump] understands that our economy is facing threats from abroad," Romney said. "He's one of the few people who stood up and said, you know what, China has been cheating. They've taken jobs from Americans. They haven't played fair. We have to have a president who will stand up to cheaters."

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