The Electoral College is Unfair – Bernick and Schott on Politics #310

Bernick and Schott on Politics LogoRumors are flying that President Obama is going to create a Bears Ears National Monument in Utah sometime before Christmas. Utah’s Congressional delegation is not happy about the possibility, and Rep. Rob Bishop says any monument designation could be undone by the Trump administration.

The Electoral College meets Monday to officially make Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States. Our latest poll shows most Utahns want to keep the Electoral College in place even though Hillary Clinton ended up with more votes.

The CIA has concluded that Russia, led personally by Vladimir Putin, tried to influence the election in favor of Donald Trump. Utah Rep. Chris Stewart says he doubts the CIA’s report is accurate.

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the “what” and “why” of the past week in Utah politics.