Mitt Romney criticized by Trump ally as 'self-serving egomaniac'

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By Nathan Rousseau Smith, Buzz60

As rumors swirl over whether Donald Trump will choose Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani as Secretary of State, another member of Trump's transition team is speaking out against Romney.

New York Representative Chris Collins spoke to CNN saying, "I know that he's a self-serving egomaniac who puts himself first who has a chip on his shoulder who thinks he should be President of the United States... I have not seen in Mitt Romney the personality traits of someone who will take direction."

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Ironic @MittRomney admitting that he's not the businessman @realDonaldTrump is https://t.co/J54xeyiZ4z #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #Establishment
I share my friend @MittRomney's concerns - hope American ppl think hard about who they want as Commander-in-Chief: https://t.co/yP6NqRDM17
There is a heckler now in the back of the room - he is being shouted down by the crowd. @MittRomney
.@MittRomney, You will not stop the #TrumpTrain‼️You look like a complete LOSER. Very DESPERATE attempt. #Fail https://t.co/z10jKyxAbe
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Never been more proud of @MittRomney. What a speech. Morally compelling. Tactically wise. Strongly worded.
Mr @MittRomney if only YOU went after Barack Obama w/the same vigor in 2012. And to think, I campaigned for YOU. #StepAside #UlostTwice
Donald Trump, Don't Take the Bait The "machine's" deception and nonsensical attack on Trump isn't really an... https://t.co/XkLVBlZJhh
Well said, @MittRomney. -John https://t.co/pTwmBTaeAo
In essence, is Mitt calling Trump supporters…what’s the word….stupid?
Sending Mitt Romney out to attack Trump will only further galvanize his supporters. It also makes sets them up for a divisive spring battle.
@MittRomney political indictment of @realDonaldTrump was the clarion call the #GOPEstablishment needed but one the GOP base does not want.
A brilliant speech by @MittRomney. No one can ever question his love for our party and our country. #TrueLeadership #MittRomney
.@MittRomney not holding back; unloading the full load on @realDonaldTrump. I bet the Donald is reflecting on his critique right now!
The lack of loyalty is truly astonishing. #Romney https://t.co/wIrpD3DzMH
@MittRomney speaks the truth. Our country deserves better than a crass bully who admires thugs like Putin. #NeverTrump #TeamMarco
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The sharp criticism comes after MSNBC reported Trump was quote "furious" over his campaign manager's weekend interviews spent criticizing Romney.

Kellyanne Conway said, "In the last 4 years I mean has he been around the globe doing something on behalf of the United States doing something of which we're unaware...

We don't even know if Mitt Romney voted for Donald Trump."

Earlier Kellyanne Conway tweeted over concerns she was receiving over trump considering Romney for the position.

The criticisms stems from Romney's highly publicized speech made in March in which he called Trump's policies "flimsy at best."

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