Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics #328

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

What a crazy week in Utah and national politics!

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke visits Utah to tour Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. Will he recommend changes to either?

Sen. Orrin Hatch makes a couple of very stupid statements this week. He shows that he’s very limber for being 83 years old because he’s still able to stick his foot in his mouth.

Utah legislators still want Gov. Gary Herbert to call a special session to set the rules for a special election if Rep. Jason Chaffetz steps down. Meanwhile, the Utah GOP is stepping into the fight with a proposed party rule change that could have big implications after the 2020 redistricting cycle.

Polling shows Utahns want more tax money for education, but they’re not sure what kind of tax hike they would favor.

Plus, our weekly segment, “Holy crap! Trump did what?” looks at the firing of FBI director James Comey.