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Romney speaks on Trump candidacy, urges Republicans to shun him

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Mitt Romney talked live in Utah, asking Republicans to shun Trump.

The former GOP presidential nominee asked fellow Republicans to shun the front-runner for the good of the country and party.

Romney is expected to brand the billionaire businessman as "a phony, a fraud" whose "promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University" in the speech on Thursday morning at the University of Utah on Thursday morning.

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