Podcast: Bernick and Schott on Politics – Episode #291

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in Utah politics.

This week, we begin by explaining why we decided to sit on an explosive story that the state was trying to lure a Facebook data center, and the political intrigue surrounding the proposal.
Lawmakers decide to crack down on drone use. But, the state is missing out on a prime revenue opportunity by not selling hunting licenses to shoot them down.
There’s going to be a new arena at the Utah State Fairpark funded by the state and LDS Church.
Former Speaker of the House Mel Brown loses his bid for another term by just 8 votes.
The GOP Convention in Cleveland begins on Monday. Bryan is excited to hear the Oak Ridge Boys perform.
We also discuss Donald Trump’s electoral chances and his possible VP pick – most likely Indiana Governor Mike Pence.
Plus, Bernie Sanders decides to join reality briefly and endorses Hillary Clinton.