Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics Ep. 386

We’re expecting the Utah Supreme Court to decide on whether Count My Vote will be on the ballot this week.

Gov. Gary Herbert says he’s puzzled as to why Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski pulled out of negotiations on the inland port, but it’s pretty clear she plans to use it as a campaign issue next year. 

Republicans vastly outnumber Democrats in Utah, but our polling shows Democrats are much more motivated to go to the polls this year. Will that make a difference in the hotly contested 4th District race between Mia Love and Ben McAdams?

The “Better Boundaries” proposal to create an independent redistricting commission could really put Utah lawmakers in a bind. But, if voters approve the measure this year, it will probably end up in court.

Utah’s members of Congress are twisting themselves in knots trying to defend President Donald Trump from his scandals and legal problems.

Plus, President Trump doesn’t understand how impeachment works.

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


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