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Friday's essentials: Trump may need Love's vote to pass a spending bill. Federal prosecutors are investigating President Trump's inaugural committee. President Trump says he's not responsible for campaign finance violations that are sending his former lawyer to jail.

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Today at Utah Policy

Bob Bernick's notebook: Dabakis may open the door for a Republican in Salt Lake City

by Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor
With the “no surprise to anyone” announcement this week that retiring Utah Sen. Jim…

Watch: The View's Joy Behar says Orrin Hatch 'needs to go to jail' for not standing up to Trump

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Joy Behar, co-host of morning chat show "The View" had some harsh words for Sen. Orrin…

Uh oh! Trump mocked Mia Love for losing. Now he needs her vote to pass a spending bill

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
President Trump mocked Mia Love and other Republicans for losing because they didn't…

Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics Ep. 401

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss a week chock full of political news.

Watch: Seth Meyers says Hatch's defense of Trump shows Republicans don't care about the rule of law

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Late night host Seth Meyers had some laughs at the expense of Oen. Orrin Hatch and his…

Weekly survey: Salt Lake City mayoral race

by Bryan Schott, Managing Editor
Jim Dabakis announced on Tuesday he was running for Salt Lake City Mayor in 2019. Of the…

Policy News

Amer Sports selects Utah for future expansion

  • WRITTEN_BY Press release

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor Company will expand its operations in Utah, planning to add up to 155 jobs, $6.5 million in new state revenue, and up...

Lighter Side

Colbert Being Colbert
“Of course, earlier this year President Trump was famously not invited to former first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral. But he was welcomed today after the ‘Bush family promised Trump that’ the ‘funeral would avoid criticizing him.’ They even assured him that the choir would drown out the sound of...

Wise Words

Love

"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you." Erich Fromm