Donald Trump and Mitt Romney, once one of the president’s fiercest critics, have kissed and made up, at least on Twitter.
Romney, a wealthy businessman, ex-governor of Massachusetts and the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, announced last week he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah.
On Monday, Trump praised Romney and gave him his backing, with Romney thanking him.
Things were not always so chummy between them, however.
In a 2016 speech, Romney called Trump a “phony, a fraud,” who was “playing the members of the US public for suckers” as Trump ran for president.
After Trump’s victory, the two enjoyed a brief rapprochement when Romney attended a dinner with the president-elect to discuss becoming secretary of state.
A photo of that three-star Manhattan dinner encounter was widely-described across America as Trump gloating as Romney groveled for a job.
Romney later told reporters he had spent a wonderful evening with…