PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney says Hillary Clinton encouraged him to take the job as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state.
Romney made the declaration Friday at a Utah gathering of top GOP officials, donors and business leaders.READ MORE: Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Joins Other Mayors Asking Biden To Be Included In Climate Migration Study
Trump briefly considered Romney last year for Clinton’s former job.
Romney says he called “virtually all the former secretaries of state” including Clinton and all of them including Clinton told him to take the job.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Snow Season Jumps Into Top 10
The former GOP presidential candidate says he believes he did not get the job because he disagreed with Trump on foreign policy.
Romney was one of Trump’s most strident critics in the 2016 election.
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