WASHINGTON — Utah Senator Mitt Romney is criticizing President Trump for actions he took Tuesday near the White House.
Trump and his administration ordered the clearing of peaceful protesters from Lafayette Park so he could walk over to the St. John's Episcopal Church which had been damaged during protests.
Romney made his comments to Salt Lake Tribune Washington Bureau Chief, Thomas Burr.
“I respect those who have protested, who have demanded that we must address racism and brutality,” Romney said in a statement. “From the news clips I have seen, the protesters across from the White House were orderly and nonviolent. They should not have been removed by force and without warning, particularly when the apparent purpose was to stage a photo op.”
You can read Burr's full article here.
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