'I'm sickened': Romney releases statement slamming Trump after Mueller report
2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, businessman Donald Trump -- Screen shots

Utah Republican Senator and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney issued a blistering rebuke to President Donald Trump, saying the findings of the Mueller report left him "sickened."

"I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office in the land, including the president," Romney wrote. "I am also appalled that, among other things, fellow citizens working in a campaign for president welcomed help from Russia -- including information that had been illegally obtained."

Read the statement below.