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Morning must reads for Thursday, May 18, 2016
Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 138th day of the year. There are 227 days remaining in 2017. Today is the 119th day of Donald Trump's presidency.
Utahns disapprove of Donald Trump's job performance. The fight between Gov. Herbert and the legislature is turning nasty. Robert Mueller tapped as special counsel to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 election.
2 days until the Utah Republican State Convention (5/20/2017)
30 days until the Utah Democratic State Convention at Weber State University (6/17/2017)
173 days until the 2017 municipal elections (11/7/2017)
249 days until the opening day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (1/22/2018)
294 days until the final day of the 2018 Utah Legislature (3/8/2018)
537 days until the 2018 midterm elections (11/6/2018)
1,265 days until the 2020 presidential election (11/3/2020)
|Poll: Most Utahns disapprove of Trump's job performance|
President Donald Trump has been in office for four months, but Utahns have not warmed up to him at all....
|Chaffetz: What 'crime' is Mueller supposed to investigate?|
Democrats are cheering the appointment of Robert Mueller to investigate supposed Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. But Rep. Jason Chaffetz vocalizes what a lot of peopleare wondering inthe wake of Mueller's appointment: what "actual crime" is the former FBI D...
|Saturday's Utah GOP convention is reportedly in danger over unpaid rental fee|
Salt Lake County officials have reportedly threatened to cancel the Utah GOP's contract to rent the South Towne Expo center on Saturday for their convention because the party still owes about $13,000 on their contract to rent the facility this year....
|Think twice before giving delegates control of Utah election process|
Here’s a prediction: There will be an enormous backlash if the Legislature enables political party delegates to select nominees to replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz, instead of allowing all party voters to make the selection in a primary election. ...
|Weekly survey: Firing James Comey|
Do you think President Donald Trump made the right move when he fired FBI Director James Comey? Let us know in our weekly survey....
|Legislators lobbing threats at Herbert in the fight over a special election to replace Chaffetz|
Within the bounds of Utah Republican congenial politics, what’s happening now on Capitol Hill between GOP Gov. Gary Herbert and Republicans lawmakers is about as bad as it’s been in recent years....
|Hatch: Allegations against Trump are 'overblown' (with video)|
Sen. Orrin Hatch says the current scandal engulfing President Donald Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey is "overblown."...
|Poll: Utahns say all voters, not just party delegates, should pick nominees to replace Chaffetz|
Who should pick the candidates to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz if he resigns his seat in Congress early? One option is a primary election where voters select the nominees. The other is leaving it up to party delegates to put forward their preferred candidate. A new poll...
|Breakfast with British Consulate Head of Trade & Investment|
World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber, is delighted to welcome the Honorable Carlo Cavagna, Head of Trade & Investment for the British Consulate....
Salt Lake Tribune
"A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation." Thomas Paine
"Donald Trump signed an executive order to establish a commission to investigate voter fraud. Trump says that he and his commission want to make sure every American gets a vote, and that every Russian gets two." James Corden