“I have no idea what’s going to happen with my party. I represent a very small slice of my party. The party has taken a different course. My party was very strong anti-dictators, anti-authoritarian leaders, anti people like Kim Jung Un and Vladimir Putin, and now the party seems to be more comfortable with people like that,” he said…

“I don’t know where my party goes,” Romney said. “I have to be honest with you in that regard.”

Romney said he tries to abide by the principles of the party that he grew up in and fights for those things. He said ultimately those principles will rise again because they work.

“You can’t keep on spending massively more than you take in. … You can’t cozy up to the world’s worst actors and expect the world’s best actors to consider you the leader of the world anymore, so I think we’ll wake up to that but it may take a while before we get there,” he said.