Rep. Rob Bishop Talks Public Lands, Running For His Final Term In Layton Town Hall
Rep. Rob Bishop talks public lands, running for his final term in Layton town hall
Layton • While Utah Rep. Rob Bishop’s town hall Friday night was much quieter and more subdued than those held by his conservative colleagues since President Donald Trump’s election, it wasn’t without a few sparks, boos and shouts urging him to “answer the question.”
Most of the pushback the Republican congressman faced during the 85 minutes was on public lands.
The audience members questioned whether Bishop’s interests were skewed toward oil and gas development. They grilled him over his support for rescinding or shrinking national monuments. And they accused him of disregarding the wishes of American Indians to …