Mike Huckabee slams Romney over Trump criticism: ‘Makes me sick’ you could have been president

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and father of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, lashed out at Senator Mitt Romney over his critical statement about President Trump.

“Know what makes me sick, Mitt?” Mike Huckabee tweeted Friday. “Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously trash him & then love him again when you begged to be Sec of State, but makes me sick that you got GOP nomination and could have been @POTUS.”

The tweet was posted shortly after Romney issued his statement on the release of the redacted Mueller report.

“I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the President,” Romney said.

“I am also appalled that, among other things, fellow citizens working in a campaign for president welcomed help from Russia-including information that had been illegally obtained; that none of them acted to inform American law enforcement; and that the campaign chairman was actively promoting Russian interests in Ukraine,” Romney continued.

“Reading the report is a sobering revelation of how far we have strayed from the aspirations and principles of the founders,” he further noted. 

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Ann Romney and Mitt Romney attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Ann Romney and Mitt Romney attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Ann Romney and Mitt Romney attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Mitt Romney attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
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