Bryan Schott and Bob Bernick run down the week in Utah politics.
President Donald Trump is poised to revoke the Bears Ears National Monument established by President Obama.
Sen. Orrin Hatch is lustily taking credit for Trump’s policies toward public lands. We wonder how Rep. Rob Bishop might feel about that.
Polls show most Utahns want President Trump to either reduce the size of Bears Ears or rescind the monument completely. But, those who favor Bears Ears think the public opinion polls are biased (they’re not) because they don’t reflect their own point of view.
The brouhaha at the Huntsman Cancer Institute could lead to bigger problems for the University of Utah.
Gov. Gary Herbert has good favorability ratings according to our latest polling.
The Salt Lake Tribune is starting to reflect the worldview of their ownership in their editorials, but that’s to be expected.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’s taking a leave of absence from Congress to get foot surgery.
Plus, our weekly segment, “Holy crap! Trump did what?”
And, a very, very poor tribute to the Broadway musical “The Music Man.”