What Celeste Maloy's win in Utah’s special election could mean for Romney's future
Utah Republicans voted against a candidate branded as a staunch critic of former President Donald Trump, nominating Celeste Maloy in a three-way GOP primary in a special election.
Wednesday’s results may indicate trouble for Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), who has isolated himself from Republicans in his state by openly opposing Trump's campaign to win his party’s third consecutive presidential nomination.
Romney has been hesitant to announce his Senate 2024 reelection plans, stating he expects to decide on whether or not to run by this fall. However, Maloy’s victory over former state Rep. Becky Edwards, a GOP member...