Who is Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney is an American politician, businessman, and former presidential candidate. He was born on March 12, 1947, in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Romney is a member of the Republican Party and has held a number of political positions throughout his career.
Romney began his career in business, working for Bain & Company, a management consulting firm, before co-founding Bain Capital, a private equity firm, in 1984. Under Romney's leadership, Bain Capital became one of the most successful and profitable private equity firms in the world.
Romney entered politics in 1994 when he ran for the United States Senate from Massachusetts. Although he was unsuccessful in his bid, he later served as Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. In 2008, Romney ran for President of the United States, but lost the Republican nomination to Senator John McCain. He ran again in 2012 and secured the Republican nomination, but lost to incumbent President Barack Obama in the general election.
Throughout his political career, Romney has been known for his conservative views on economic and social issues, as well as his focus on fiscal responsibility and government reform. He has also been involved in philanthropic efforts, including serving as a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
After his unsuccessful 2012 presidential campaign, Romney returned to business, but continued to be involved in politics. In 2018, he was elected to the United States Senate from Utah, succeeding retiring Senator Orrin Hatch.