The Messenger reports:
Oprah Winfrey is refuting a Mitt Romney claim that she attempted to get the pair on a 2020 ticket “to save the country.”
“In November 2019, Ms. Winfrey called Senator Romney to encourage him to run on an Independent ticket,” a spokesperson said in a statement. “She was not calling to be part of the ticket and was never considering running herself.”
The original claim comes from Romney: A Reckoning, a book by McKay Coppins. It is based on dozens of interviews, as well as journal entries from the once-presidential hopeful.
Read the full article. According to the book, Romney himself made the claim.
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