BYU, UVU grad withdraws Trump nomination

BYU, UVSC grad withdraws Trump nomination (Photo: KUTV)

(KUTV) - BYU and UVSC grad Matthew Spencer Petersen has withdrawn his nomination to be a United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

Petersen says his nomination is a distraction to President Donald Trump.

You can read his entire letter below.

Petersen made headlines after a hearing where he had a difficult time answers questions went viral on Twitter.

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