Mitt Romney: Santorum donor
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum may be trading licks as the battle for the GOP nomination rages on, but the two weren’t always at odds. The above screenshot of a filing from the Federal Election Commission shows Romney donated the maximum $4,200 to Santorum’s failed Senate re-election campaign in 2006.
As iWatch News previously reported, Romney’s “Commonwealth PAC” also sent Santorum a $10,000 donation that same year. Such contributions are often given to try and curry favor ahead of future electoral campaigns. Santorum threw his support behind Romney’s presidential bid in 2008 — an endorsement he has since tried to walk back.