President Trump's new coronavirus task force reportedly includes every single Republican senator except for the only one who voted to remove him from office.
The White House on Thursday announced members of Congress from both parties who are joining a new congressional task force focused on reopening the U.S. economy. It's not exactly a highly exclusive group, as according to NBC News' Alex Moe and The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Ballhaus, every Republican in the Senate was invited. Well, all but one: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah.).
CNN's Kaitlan Collins confirms that Romney "was not asked to be" on the task force or to join Trump on a call Thursday and that Trump himself "reviewed the list of which lawmakers would be on before it was finalized."
Romney earlier this year was the only Republican in the Senate to vote to convict Trump and remove him from office in his impeachment trial. At the time, he predicted in an interview with Fox News, "The personal consequences, the political consequences that fall on me as a result of that are going to be extraordinary."