Mitt Romney, Marching with Evangelicals, Becomes First GOP Senator to Join George Floyd Protests in D.C.posted on June 8, 2020
The Washington Post‘s Michelle Boorstein and Hannah Natanson report, “Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Sunday became the first Republican senator known to march in one of D.C.’s anti-racism demonstrations following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis nearly two weeks ago.” Romney wore a mask as he walked alongside evangelical demonstrators. He told the Post that “he wanted to find ‘a way to end violence and brutality, and to make sure that people understand that black lives matter.'” The day before, he had tweeted a photo of his father, George Romney, marching with black protesters during the civil rights movement.