PBS NewsHour

Trump moves to downsize Utah national monuments

Clip: 12/04/2017 | 3m 30s

President Trump took aim at two different national monuments in Utah, announcing a plan to downsize them in order to rectify what he says were instances of overreach by prior administrations. With the full support of the state's all-Republican congressional delegation, Trump proposed shrinking Bears Ears by 85 percent and reducing Grand Staircase-Escalante by almost half. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 12/04/17

Rating: NR

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