- Mitt Romney believes Marjorie Taylor Greene’s idea of dismantling the United States is unshakeable.
- “We are not going to divide the country. If we stand together, we will fall. If we divide, we will fall,” Romney said.
- He claimed peripheral members of the Republican Party were saying crazy things as an ironic way to raise donations.
Senator Mitt Romney didn’t mince words when he joined Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green’s President’s Day pitch to divide the United States into red and blue states.
“I think Abraham Lincoln dealt with that kind of insanity,” Romney told reporters in Utah on Tuesday. salt lake tribune“We are not going to divide the country. By uniting we will rise, by dividing we will fall.”
Romney also alleged that marginal members of the Republican Party are using crazy ideas such as secession as a cynical way to swindle their supporters out of money.
“There are people in my party and others who say things to make headlines and get people to send them money. And it happens to be in today’s ‘stupid left,’ or I I should say “stupid right wing”. Romney said according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
Congressman responded to Romney’s jab in interview Washington Examiner Wednesday.
“Mitt Romney is so bad I couldn’t even vote for him against Barack Obama,” Greene told the outlet.
Green suggested on Monday that the US needs a “national divorce.” According to Green, this would involve dividing the United States into “red states and blue states.”
“From the morbid and repugnant waking culture issues to the Democrats’ treasonous America’s last policy stuck in our throats, we’re done,” Greene said. Tweeted.
She doubled down on her proposal to divide the United States in two. appearing on Fox News on Tuesday, He baselessly claims that the United States is headed for civil war and that preemptive division is necessary.
“The last thing I want to see in America is a civil war. , we have to do something about it,” she said.
“Our thoughts, policies, and ways of life are so far apart that we’re really at that point,” she added.
Even division into two nations did not prevent the final American Civil War in 1861. At this time, fighting broke out after a series of Southern states separated and formed the Confederate States of America in hopes of preserving slavery.
Green’s idea of a national divorce has also received backlash from other members of her party. I called it.
“We don’t need divorce. We need marriage counseling. And we need elected leaders who don’t profit from tearing us apart,” Cox said. Tweeted.
Representatives for Romney and Greene did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.