(SBN) – Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has issued a scathing statement regarding the President Trump’s reaction to the race-fueled attacks in Charlottesville, VA, and is calling on the Mr. Trump to apologize. In the statement, Romney said, in part, whether he intended or not, Mr. Trump may, “commence an unraveling of our national fabric.”
SBN’s Kim Lampkins
JUST IN: Mitt Romney says President Trump should apologize for his statements on Charlottesville pic.twitter.com/sRVuDfJwuP
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) August 18, 2017
After Trump’s explosive Tuesday press conference from Trump Tower Romney tweeted:
No, not the same. One side is racist, bigoted, Nazi. The other opposes racism and bigotry. Morally different universes.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) August 16, 2017
Meantime, prominent GOP Senator Bob Corker has publicly questioned the President’s “competency” to serve, saying that if the president doesn’t grasp a full understanding of what made the nation great, “our nation is going to go through great peril.”