Senator Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march in Washington DC

U.S. Senator Mitt Romney, who represents Utah marched Sunday in the nation’s capital Washington DC. He posted a tweet showing himself wearing a mask as he walked with Black Lives Matter protesters in Washington.

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U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney marched Sunday in the nation’s capital Washington DC in a protest against police mistreatment of minorities, Mitt Romney is the second Republican to march with demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd.

Senator Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march
Image source Twitter Video: @hannah_natanson

Senator Mitt Romney, who represents Utah, posted a tweet showing himself wearing a mask as he walked with Black Lives Matter protesters in Washington. Above the photo he wrote: Black Lives Matter.

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Marching with a Christian group, former presidential candidate becomes first Republican senator to join the demonstrations; ‘We need a voice against racism,’ he says

“We need a voice against racism; we need many voices against racism and against brutality,” he said. “We need to stand up and say, ‘Black lives matter.’ ”

On Saturday, Romney tweeted a photo of his father, George, who was the governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, marching with civil rights protesters in the 1960s in a Detroit suburb.

Above the photo, Mitt Romney wrote: “This is my father, George Romney, participating in a Civil Rights march in the Detroit suburbs during the late 1960s — “Force alone will not eliminate riots,” he said. “We must eliminate the problems from which they stem.”

Hannah Natanson Reporter for The Washington Post Post video on twitter

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