President Trump signs proclamations scaling back two Utah monuments

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TRUMP SIGNS PROCLAMATIONS

“Public lands will once again be for public use,”  President Trump during a speech at the state capitol Monday.

After his speech the President signed two proclamations modifying the size of both Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.

“Utah’s naturally beauty is exceeded only by the warmth and grace of its citizens. This state has many treasures, but its greatest treasure by far is its people,” Pres. Trump said.

Watch his full speech here:

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