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Conway questions Romney's loyalty to Trump
03:23 - Source: CNN

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Trump's top advisers say supporters feel "betrayed" that Trump is considering Romney for secretary of state

Kellyanne Conway first voiced her concerns with Romney on Thanksgiving

Washington CNN  — 

One of President-elect Donald Trump’s top advisers said Sunday that his loyal supporters across the country feel “betrayed” that he is considering one of his most vicious critics, Mitt Romney, for secretary of state.

“I’m all for party unity, but I’m not sure we have to pay for that with the secretary of state position,” Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s campaign manager, told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.”

She added: “It’s just breathtaking in scope and intensity the type of messages I’ve received from all over the country … the number of people who feel betrayed to think that Gov. Romney would get the most prominent Cabinet post after he went so far out of his way to hurt Donald Trump.”