The Deseret News reports:
The family of John F. Kennedy gave Utah Sen. Mitt Romney an award Friday for being the only Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump in his first impeachment trial in 2020. Romney received the Profile in Courage award created by the Kennedy family and bestowed upon public figures in both parties who risk their careers by embracing unpopular positions for the greater good. Romney was the first senator in U.S. history to convict a member of his own party.
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— Deseret News (@DeseretNews) March 26, 2021
I’m humbled by the Kennedy family’s recognition today. But I see courage every week from my colleagues in the Senate, many of whom make tough decisions to do what they believe is right even though it may be politically unpopular.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) March 26, 2021