July 20, 2019

Trump dramatically SHRINKS Bears Ears National Monument

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  • President announced plans Monday in Utah to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds after Obama expanded them
  • Trump plans to shrink Bears Ears National Monument by nearly 85 percent and reduce Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by almost half
  • Move is being called illegal by environmental groups and will be opposed by some, but not all, Native American groups
  • Trump said on his way out of Washington that his decision is a victory for ‘state’s rights’
  • A Navajo Democratic county commissioner told Trump’s audience that expanding the monuments had put her ancestral lands off-limits
  • Riot police dispersed protesters outside a Mormon charity food-distribution center as Trump spoke to church leaders inside<<<Read More>>>

Hopefully, the president will not stop here and will reduce or eliminate many more.

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