Former White House official says Trump supporters harass Romney “below us as a country”


Former White House communications director Alyssa Farah criticized supporters on Twitter on Wednesday President TrumpDonald TrumpWarnock defeats Loeffler in Senate Georgia The Memo: Georgian voters strike Trump. Eric Trump warns of primary challenges for Republicans not protesting election results who joked Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyBiden: “Fair Republicans willing to break away from Trump Trump appoint Judy Shelton in final bid to reshape Fed National Review, criticizes ‘Cruz Eleven’: Barbara Boxer should not be a conservative role model be MORE (R-Utah) while at Salt Lake City Airport.

The support group expressed contempt for the senator’s refusal to support Trump’s campaign to challenge the 2020 election results.

“I don’t know who should hear this, but harass me.” @MittRomney and we are called traitors as a country as a country ” wrote Farah, who he resigned last month having held various roles in the Trump administration for more than three years.

– He eagerly disagrees do it with respect, ”he added. Farah noted that the Utah senator’s wife, Ann Romney, has multiple sclerosis, and argued that this should have encouraged supporters who joked about “putting on the damn mask”.

Tuesday’s video shows a woman Romney waited at the gate of the airport terminal.

“Why don’t you support President Trump?” she asked.

The Utah senator then asked the woman to put on her mask, reminding her that it is required by law before having a conversation with her.

A later video from another Twitter user showed Trump supporters shouting at Romney on a flight from Salt Lake City to Washington DC while on board the plane.

In the video, the passengers are “Traitor!” for a few seconds. A man hears Romney shouting to resign, and some of the passengers may see they don’t wear a mask in the video.

The incident took place ahead of a joint session of Congress scheduled for Wednesday to formally count the vote in the Electoral College, which was broken next to the President-elect. Joe BidenJoe Biden: The reminder: Georgian voters struck Trump Warnock’s victory. Democrats will be available to the majority of the Senate. Eric Trump warns of primary challenges for Republicans who do not object to election results.

Romney said he would vote to justify Biden’s victory, calling the president and his allies’ allegations of electoral fraud “reckless.”

Others on Twitter also condemned the fans who traveled to Romney with Utah Sen’s companion. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeOvernight Defense: US aircraft carrier makes sudden turnaround in Middle East | DC Guard 10 Former Secretary of Defense Activated Against Trump Protests Speaks Against Military Participation in Election Debate Congress First Overrides Trump’s Veto End-of-Year Agreement Creates American Latinos, Museums of Women’s History (R), tweeting Wednesday morning, “Regardless of our political differences, let us treat both with respect and fairness. “

“Harassment of political opponents on a plane is not acceptable,” he continued. “Harassment of political opponents in their homes is not acceptable. We as a country need to be better than that. “

Farah submitted his resignation letter from the Trump administration in early December to do so “Look for new opportunities.” He was a regular figure on television in defense of the White House, but was not on the air after election day.

Farah first served as Vice President of Pence in the Trump Administration and then as a spokesman for former Secretary of Defense Mark EsperMark EsperLloyd Austin can lead – as a civilian All 10 living former U.S. Secretary of Defense signed a letter to Trump within two days: report Overnight Defense: U.S. aircraft carrier in sudden turnaround in Middle East | DC Guard 10 former defense secretaries activated before Trump protests MORE speak out against military involvement in election debate. He was then brought in in April as Director of Communications for the White House Mark MeadowsAttorney Mark Meadows Trump resigns from READ law firm with Georgian Secretary of State took over Trump’s chief of staff, who had previously worked with him on Capitol Hill.