Mitt Romney warns Trump is ‘by far the most likely’ GOP nominee in 2024

By | February 16, 2023

NBC News reports:

Sen. Mitt Romney is warning his fellow Republicans that former President Donald Trump is best-positioned to emerge from a crowded primary as the party’s presidential nominee in 2024 and that the only way to stop him is to ultimately shrink the field to a one-on-one contest against a viable alternative.

“I think President Trump is by far the most likely to become our nominee,” the Republican senator from Utah said in the Capitol on Wednesday. “If there’s an alternative to that, it would be only realistic if it narrows down to a two-person race at some point.”

Romney’s warnings came after former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced her bid for the GOP nomination on Wednesday, with other candidates expected to jump in in the coming months. Some Trump-skeptical Republicans fear that a crowded field could split the vote and pave the way for Trump to carry the party’s banner for the third presidential election in a row. [Continue reading…]

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