The left questions the motives of Trump’s monuments move


President Donald Trump’s decision to reduce two national monuments in the West is coming under fire. A roundup of editorials Tuesday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the left: 

1.  Trump’s cuts to national monuments hurt native Americans most

From Slate: Cutting the monuments will do nothing but make the rich a lot richer.

2 . Time to put limits on the Antiquities Act

From The Salt Lake Tribune: If the president can do this without regard to what the people of the state want, what else will he do?

3. No plausible reason to shrink monuments

From The World: What is Trump thinking with the decision to shrink the monuments?

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