Published: Sun, June 11, 2017
Local | By Adrian Hale

Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Biden was speaking at Romney's ideas summit, an annual gathering of donors and business leaders in Utah.

"By the way, you should run for Senate".

One person who attended the meeting said it was a quick, off-hand comment, but Romney supporters broke into applause.

Since then, Romney has been campaigning for Republican candidates.

Biden also stepped on Hillary just last month, saying he never thought she was a "great candidate" during a conference in Las Vegas.

As to Biden's political aspirations, his shots at Hillary and creation of a political action committee suggest he may be gearing up for a 2020 presidential run. The former senator from DE has made regular public appearances since leaving office, often criticizing President Donald Trump. However, at 70 years old, Romney is a bit elderly to start pushing change in Washington. The former DE senator has made regular public appearances since leaving office, and has often used them to criticize President Donald Trump.

He later seemed embrace Trump when he was considered for the top diplomatic job.

Speculation has grown that Romney could run for the Senate in Utah.

In his conversation with Clinton, the former first lady reportedly urged Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee to accept a position in Trump's cabinet. Orrin Hatch, 83, must decide whether he wants to run for an eighth term. Romney left MA in 2015 and moved to Utah. Articles featured include reporting on world news, politics, finance, health, entertainment and technology.

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