Trump has been vicious in lashing out at these he perceives to have wronged him, together with legislators who voted to create a Home fee to research the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol. But two Republican Utah legislators who did so, Reps. John Curtis and Blake D. Moore, simply received reelection.
Trump endorsed the reelection bid of Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), who will advance to the final election. (Lee, not like Romney, labored to help Trump’s effort to overturn Biden’s win in 2020.) There, he received’t face a Democrat however an unbiased: Evan McMullin, who in 2016 earned a fifth of Utah’s presidential votes — practically one vote for each two that Trump received.
It’s a reminder that not solely is Romney skeptical of Trump, however many Utahns are, too.