Situational awareness – November 14, 2018

Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City. It’s interim day on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

Ben McAdams’ lead over Mia Love has narrowed to just 1,229 votes following the latest vote totals from Salt Lake and Utah counties. Utah County says no more vote totals will be released until Friday, while Salt Lake County will continue to update their numbers daily. 

Executive summary: Rep. Brian King says he still plans to run for Minority Leader despite a clash with a Republican legislator. President Trump is reportedly lashing out at staff following Democratic successes in the 2018 midterms. CNN sues the White House over banning Jim Acosta.