Four Cache County Republican leaders who attended the weekend’s state party convention say they did not support the widely reported booing and heckling of Sen. Mitt Romney, even though none of them agreed with Romney’s controversial vote against Donald Trump in the ex-president’s January impeachment trial.
Some Cache County delegates reportedly were among those loudly interrupting the senator’s planned speech at the convention, but The Herald Journal has been unable to identify who those individuals were for the purposes of getting perspectives from both sides in the incident. A number of phone calls to local Republicans on Monday were not returned.
“Really only about 10 to 15 percent of the delegates were booing. They were just really, really loud. It wasn’t a majority as some media outlets have made it out to be,” Cache GOP Chair Chris Booth said. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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