New York: President-elect Donald Trump met his most prominent Republican critic Mitt Romney on Saturday in a highly anticipated get-together, a media report said.
The meeting between the two was concluded at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, USA Today reported.
Romney shook hands with the president-elect and asked, “Mr. president-elect how are you sir?”
Reportedly, Romney — the 2012 GOP presidential nominee — is interested in the post of secretary of State but analysts say it is doubtful Trump would offer a job in his administration given the verbal jabs they exchanged during Trump’s campaign.
Romney called Trump a “phony … a fraud …(and) a con man” and had said that Trump’s refusal to release his tax records was “disqualifying”.
Trump responded that Romney was “irrelevant (and) a choke artist.” He tweeted often about Romney, at one point calling him a “dope!”
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are expected to meet with Trump on Sunday.
First Published | 20 November 2016 8:18 AM