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Utah Republican Party opts not to censure Mitt Romney, and instead praise Trump’s acquittal

Feb 29, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Sandy • Instead of censuring Sen. Mitt Romney for his vote to impeach President Donald Trump, the Utah Republican State Central Committee decided Saturday simply to praise the president’s acquittal.

But it still threw a few slaps at Romney in the resolution it adopted.

The 136 party leaders present from around the state, as part of five-hour meeting at the Salt Lake Board of Realtors building, debated proposals as extreme as calling for Romney’s resignation to as lenient as not...