Rural Utah leaders: Impeachment inquiry an outrage of ‘historic proportion’

in Local Roundup/Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 40 elected and formerly elected Utah officials, mostly from rural Utah, are calling on Utah’s congressional delegation to use all its means to “resist and oppose” the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

In their letter sent this month to the Utah delegation, they say the effort is necessary to protect the disenfranchisement of 2016 voters and to defend Trump as a “true friend” of Utah.

“As elected officials of Utah, we watched in disbelief as House democrat leaders launched what they call a ‘Presidential Impeachment Inquiry,’ without securing the vote of the entire House needed to legally authorize it,” the letter reads.

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