Mitt Romney

Romney: Clinton told me to take Trump secretary of state job

Democrat Hillary Clinton encouraged Mitt Romney to take a job as President Donald Trump's secretary of state, the former Republican presidential candidate said Friday.

Romney, speaking to a high-powered gathering of GOP officials, top donors and business leaders at a luxury Utah resort, said that when Trump briefly considered him late last year for Clinton's former job, Romney called "virtually all the former secretaries of state" including Clinton.

"In each case, each of them said, 'Please, please take that job if it's offered to you,'" Romney said, drawing laughs from the crowd. "We would very much like to see you serve in that...

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