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The Federal Land-Grab Dreams of Donald Trump

Author Marc Rehmann criticizes President Donald Trump's decision to repeal protections for national monuments.

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  • Marc Rehmann
President Trump routinely cloaks his presidency in claims that his actions are “the best” or “the biggest” whether they are or not. His inauguration crowd and his proposed tax plan were not the biggest ever.

With his recent decision to eliminate protections for two million acres of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah, however, President Trump can truthfully lay claim to a superlative. He has now attempted the largest rollback of protections for public lands in U.S. history.

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Marc Rehmann

Senior Campaign Manager, Law of the Land Project