Mitt Romney Piles On Trump For Savaging McCain, Trump Fires Back

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens at left, as Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a town hall style meeting in Manchester, N.H., Jan. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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As a wave of Republican scorn washed over Donald Trump Saturday for questioning John McCain’s status as a war hero, Mitt Romney joined in with praise for McCain and derision for Trump.

Romney, the GOP’s 2012 nominee, tweeted in defense of McCain, the party’s 2008 nominee:

Both men lost to Barack Obama, a fact Trump was quick to tout in returning fire toward Romney:

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