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Mitt Romney had a phone call with President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning to discuss Trump's actions on public lands in Utah and next year's US Senate race.

CBS News reports that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says Trump and Romney had a "wonderful conversation."

"They discussed, among other things, what President Trump did the day before in Utah, with the national monuments, and talking about historic tax cuts and the like," she said.

 

Romney has been considering a 2018 run in Utah if Sen. Orrin Hatch retires. Trump has encouraged Hatch, 83, to seek another term.

 

Conway wouldn't say with certainty if Mr. Trump would support Romney in a potential Senate bid.

 

"I didn't see Governor Romney file papers to run for Orrin Hatch's seat. Senator Hatch may run for reelection. The president, as he did with incumbent senator Luther Strange, he supports -- he was supporting an incumbent Republican Senator who has been a reliable vote for their shared agenda," she said.

 

She added,"Governor Romney may want to be in public service in many different roles, and I just wanted to make sure that you know the truth coming from the White House."