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Romney Shouldn't Be Censured By Utah, Governor Says

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Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he does not support a state lawmaker's push to censure U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney over his vote to convict in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Herbert said in a statement Friday Romney voted in accordance with his conscience after hearing all the evidence and his decision does not warrant censure. The position signals a roadblock for the effort to rebuke Romney amid a wave of Republican anger directed at the party's former presidential nominee. Legislative leaders have said a separate effort to create a way to recall a U.S. Senator would likely be unconstitutional.