Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics Ep. 350 – Waiting for all hell to break loose

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott guide you through the week that was in Utah politics. 

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s office says Bears Ears will be cut back dramatically while Grand Staircase-Escalante may be cut in half.

Republicans in the Senate propose eliminating the individual mandate from the Affordable Care Act to help pay for tax cuts.

A possible Mitt Romney campaign for U.S. Senate is on hold while we wait for Orrin Hatch to decide on his political future. There are more indications Hatch may retire next year as senior members of his staff continue to take other jobs in Washington.

Former Gov. Mike Leavitt visits Capitol Hill to discuss the new Count My Vote initiative with lawmakers. Don’t expect a deal with lawmakers this time around because the legislature can’t be trusted to keep their end of the bargain.

Roy Moore is causing all sorts of headaches for the Republican Party in Alabama.

Our weekly segment “Holy crap! Trump did what?” looks at how Trump didn’t accomplish much to improve foreign trade during his recent visit to Asia.

Plus, you can tell if a political race is about to get nasty when campaigns start shopping stories to the press.

And, Sean Hannity is a big chicken!