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Mitt Romney Gets Booed by Utah GOP Convention over Trump Impeachment – Topic Report
From www.theblaze.com Paul Sacca Excerpt: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was boisterously booed on Saturday when he took to the stage at the Utah Republican Party’s organizing convention. Some hecklers called Romney a “traitor” and “communist,” according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
Romney, one of the most prominent Republican critics of former President Donald Trump, appeared before 2,145 registered delegates at the Maverik Center in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Valley City. As Romney walked up to the lectern to speak, he was loudly booed by the Republican crowd. There were also cheers for the former Republican presidential nominee, but the chorus of jeers seemed to drown them out as heard in videos posted online.
Romney attempted to appease the partly hostile crowd, “So, what do you think about President Biden’s first 100 days?”
From timesofindia.indiatimes.com Excerpt: Utah Republicans booed Sen. Mitt Romney but ultimately rejected a motion to censure him Saturday for his votes at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials.
The measure narrowly failed, 798 to 711, in a vote by delegates to the state GOP convention, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.
Romney drew heavy boos when he came to the podium earlier in the day.
Davis County delegate Don Guymon, who authored the resolution, said Romney’s votes to remove Trump from office “hurt the Constitution and hurt the party.”
“This was a process driven by Democrats who hated Trump,” Guymon said. “Romney’s vote in the first impeachment emboldened Democrats who continued to harass Trump.”
From Talking Points Memo Summer Concepcion Excerpt: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) on Sunday defended Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) amid fellow Republicans refusing to tamp down their outrage over their votes to impeach former President Trump for “incitement of insurrection.” Appearing on CNN, Collins was pressed on Romney being booed and narrowly avoiding censure […]…
From thefederalist.com Tristan Justice Excerpt: Freshman Republican Sen. Mitt Romney was booed at his home state GOP convention in Utah this weekend, while delegates cheered the state’s other U.S. senator, Mike Lee.
“Now you know me as a person who says what he thinks and I don’t hide the fact that I wasn’t a fan of our last president’s character issues,” Romney said as attendees interrupted the senator on stage with overwhelming boos. “I understand that I have a few folks who don’t like me terribly much.”
From redstate.com Excerpt: Romney may have been elected in Utah, but even there, they’re really not feeling him right now either.
I’m happy to report that Romney got booed big time by a crowd of Republican delegates at the Utah GOP Convention. He deserved every single bit of it — and more.
More than 2,100 delegates were meeting.
Romney asked people what they thought of Joe Biden’s first 100 days, like he expected people to cheer. Then he said it was no secret that he wasn’t a fan of President Donald Trump’s “character issues.” That’s when folks really let him have it with the boos, with some reportedly calling him a “traitor.”
From abcnews.go.com Excerpt: Utah Republicans booed Sen. Mitt Romney but ultimately rejected a motion to censure him for his votes at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials ByThe Associated Press May 2, 2021, 1:08 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Republicans booed Sen. Mitt Romney […]…
From www.theguardian.com Excerpt: Mitt Romney was loudly booed at the Utah Republican party convention on Saturday, and called a ‘traitor’ and a ‘communist’ as he tried to speak. ‘Aren’t you embarrassed?’ the Utah senator asked the crowd of 2,100 delegates at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. ‘I’m a man who says what he […]…
From www.dailykos.com Hunter Excerpt: Utah Republicans called wealthy vulture capitalist Mitt Romney a ‘communist’ for not toppling government to impose fascist rule. In today’s news: The Republican Party continues to go off the rails. What rails? All the rails. Every single rail. And there’s no hint of it getting better anytime soon. Here’s some of […]…