Spencer Cox

Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox: ‘Misinformation Is Killing People’

Spencer Cox, the Republican governor of Utah, agreed that it isn’t “hyperbole” to say that “misinformation is killing people,” during an interview with local newspaper Desert News in which he also condemned “hateful rhetoric” and expressed concern about a growing lack of faith in America’s institutions.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during a news conference before receiving his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Spanish Fork, Utah. Utah is on pace to remove all coronavirus-related restrictions by July if transmission rates keep dropping, but the situation could change, Cox said Thursday. …