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Report: Trump Team Wants Romney to Apologize

Before Mitt Romney is able to join Donald Trump’s administration, he may need to publicly apologize for his recent anti-Trump remarks.

The Hill reports:

Fox News is reporting that Donald Trump’s transition team wants Mitt Romney to publicly apologize for railing against the president-elect during the campaign.

A transition official told Fox’s Ed Henry that some in Trump’s inner circle want the former Massachusetts governor to apologize in order to be seriously considered for the secretary of State.

Trump is reportedly considering whether to pick Romney or former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for the coveted cabinet position.

Giuliani is the preferred choice of Trump’s loyalists and grassroots supporters, while Romney is a favorite of establishment conservatives.

[email protected]’s sources say Gov Mitt Romney may issue an apology to the President-elect to secure the Secretary of State position. Will it work? pic.twitter.com/ik9mNdUJxw

— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) November 25, 2016

“It’s not about that I don’t care for Mitt personally, but I’m still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump,” said Trump supporter Mike Huckabee in a Fox interview on Wednesday.

“There’s only one way that I think Mitt Romney could even be considered for a post like that and that is he goes to a microphone in a very public place and repudiates everything he said in that famous Salt Lake City speech, and everything he said after that,” Huckabee said, referring to a famous anti-Trump speech Romney gave in March.

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