twitter response: Instead, in a Washington Post column published two days before Romney was sworn into office, he said Trump's conduct over the past two years, particularly his actions last month, is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office, according to CTV. Trump, in a Twitter response, said he hoped Romney wouldn't follow in the footsteps of Sen. Romney put to rest expectations that he would take his time getting his footing in Washington. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who often criticized Trump and paid the price, opting to retire rather than risk defeat in a GOP primary in 2018. I won big, and he didn't. Would much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he can be helpful, Trump tweeted. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.