Romney, a fierce critic of Trump during the Republican presidential primary battle, stopped short of an outright apology but his intention to wipe the slate clean was clear.
Senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway warns that the president-elect's supporters would feel 'betrayed' if he tapped the 2012 GOP presidential nominee.
Top Trump adviser's comments deepen a highly unusual push by some Trump allies to stop the president-elect from nominating Romney to the top Cabinet post.
Romney said he and Trump 'had a far-reaching conversation with regards to the various theaters in the world.'
Romney is due to meet Trump on Saturday and may discuss the possible appointment.
As they denounce Trump as 'unhinged' and unfit, Democrats now describe the 2012 Republican nominee as principled, competent and honorable. It's a sharp reversal from four years ago.
“We are in control of our own actions,” states political agenda will dictate House race and not Trump.
Trump responds that Romney had previously supported the candidacies of Kasich and Rubio and jokingly questions Romney's Mormon faith at a Salt Lake City rally.
Romney casts lot with growing chorus of anxious Republican leaders — people many Trump supporters view as establishment figures — in trying to slow GOP frontrunner's momentum.
Romney, who lost to Obama in 2012, is known as being staunchly pro-Israel; Netanyahu accused in the past of supporting Romney against Obama, souring relations with U.S.