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SALT LAKE CITY – The Newest member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir that discharge above the choir performance at President-elect ‘Donald Trump’ s inauguration. (all times are local):

3:33 pm

One of the most powerful Mormons in the country is praising a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, who resigned from the famous group about his decision to perform at next month’s inauguration of President-elect of Donald Trump.

The retiring Democratic Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Friday in a statement to The Salt Lake Tribune that he admires people like Jan Chamberlin, who “refuse tyranny and fascism and are doing what they can to stand up for what is right.”

The Salt Lake Tribune http://bit.ly/2ieSfXG ) reports that Chamberlin posted her resignation letter to choir leaders on her Facebook page Thursday. In it, she writes that by the run of the Jan. 20 inaugural, the 360-member choir will appear to be “with the endorsement of the tyranny and fascism.” She says that she feels betrayed by the choir decide to take part.

The choir is a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said participation in the choir and the first performance will be on a voluntary basis.

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5:31 pm

A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, says that she has resigned from the famous group about his decision to perform at next month’s inauguration of President-elect of Donald Trump.

Jan Chamberlin posted her resignation letter to choir leaders on her Facebook page Thursday. In it, she writes that by the run of the Jan. 20 inaugural, the 360-member choir will appear to be “with the endorsement of the tyranny and fascism.” She says that she feels betrayed by the choir decide to take part.

The choir is a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins tells The Salt Lake Tribune http://bit.ly/2ieSfXG ) that participation in the choir and the first performance will be on a voluntary basis.

Hawkins said last week the choir tradition of presidential performance is not “implicit support of the party affiliation or politics.”

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Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com

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