Utah GOP boos Mitt Romney at state convention

Utah GOP boos Mitt Romney at state convention


A crowd of over 2,000 GOP delegates booed “traitor” Mitt Romney Saturday as the Utah senator addressed his party’s 2021 state convention, where a censure over his two impeachment votes narrowly failed to pass.

“Aren’t you embarrassed?” Romney said as he was greeted with a chorus of catcalls when he took the stage at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.

“I’m a man who says what he means, and you know I was not a fan of our last president’s character issues,” said Romney, who was loudly reminded that he was the only Republican senator to vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his first impeachment, and one of seven to vote to convict in the second impeachment following the Jan. 6 Capitol breach.

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Delegates tried to shout Romney down, calling him a “traitor” and “communist.”

Romney, 74, stood his ground. “You can boo all you like,” the former governor

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