U.S. a ‘declining democracy,’ Utah governor says, and it’s time for a ‘wake up call’
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox’s brow furrowed when he was asked about Sen. Mitt Romney spending $5,000 a day since the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol to cover private security for his family.
It was among the bombshell accounts The Atlantic writer McKay Coppins has so far revealed in a recently published excerpt of the biography he’s writing about Romney’s last few years in office, titled “Romney: A Reckoning.”
“It’s very disturbing, but not surprising,” the Republican governor told reporters during his monthly PBS Utah news conference Thursday of Romney’s spending to...