On Republican debate day, 2012 nominee Romney to rebuke Trump

File photo of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump during a news conference in Palm BeachBy Steve Holland DETROIT (Reuters) – Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney plans to deliver a rebuke of 2016 party front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday in a high-profile display of establishment Republican unease with the incendiary New York billionaire. Billed as a major speech by the 2012 nominee, Romney’s appearance in Utah comes on the day that Trump and his three remaining rivals, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, share a debate stage in Detroit. The 9 p.m. EST (0200 GMT Friday) debate, hosted by Fox News, will be the candidates’ first face-to-face gathering since Super Tuesday nominating contests this week that gave extra momentum to Trump but did not knock out his rivals.

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