Romney treated at hospital after fall over the weekend but 'doing better'

Utah Republican 它的. 米特·罗姆尼 had bruised eyes and wounds on his lips on Capitol Hill Monday, telling reporters that hetook a fallwhile visiting his grandchildren in Boston over the weekend.

Romney said he was knockedunconscious but I’m doing better,” adding that he was taken to the hospital but didn’t stay overnight and receiveda lot of stitches.
He wouldn’t say what he was doing when he fell, but he joked about the 保守党政治行动会议, where former President Donald Trump had singled him outdespite his absenceto criticize him. “Oh my goodness. I went to CPAC. That was a problem,” the senator said.
罗姆尼, 的 2012 共和党总统候选人, has been scorned by much of the Republican base in light of his votes to convict Trump during both of his Senate impeachment trials. The senator had condemned GOP attempts to subvert the will of the voters in the presidential election, lambasting the former President for encouraging supporters to disrupt the peaceful transition of power inan unprecedented attack against our democracy.
    During his remarks at CPAC 在星期天, Trump called out by name Romney and other Republican lawmakers who had voted to impeach him in the House and convict him in the Senate for his incitement of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, saying thatthe Democrats don’t have grandstanders like Mitt Romney” 和别的.
    Former Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz also dinged Romney, as well as the senator’s former secret Twitter account under the name Pierre Delecto, 在 CPAC.
      My name is Jason Chaffetz, I’m from Utah and I am not Mitt Romney,” 查夫兹说. “If you’re looking for Pierre Delecto, you need to go down the hall, go left, and then just keep going left until — well, just keep going left. That’s where you’ll find him.
      去年, CPAC organizer Matt Schlapp announced that Romney was not invited to the event, 后来 他 “would be afraid for (Romney’s) physical safety, people are so mad at him.