Supporters of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments gather during a rally Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Salt Lake City. President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans to shrink the two sprawling national monuments in Utah that were created by past Democratic presidents. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Supporters of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments gather during a rally Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Salt Lake City. President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans to shrink the two sprawling national monuments in Utah that were created by past Democratic presidents. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Thousands protest Trump's Utah monument reduction plan

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
This article was published December 3, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

SALT LAKE CITY -- Thousands of protesters fired up by President Donald Trump's expected announcement to shrink two national monuments in Utah rallied in Salt Lake City on Saturday, just two days ahead of his planned visit.

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