Waiting for a waiver – Bernick and Schott on politics

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Utah is still waiting for a Medicaid waiver from the Trump administration ahead of Monday’s deadline to start the state’s scaled-back Medicaid expansion. Utah’s plan involves work requirements for recipients, but a federal judge just struck those requirements down in two other states.

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoes a bill setting the rules for special elections to replace members of Congress because it bars signature-gathering candidates from getting on the ballot. But, the Utah Legislature may not have enough support to override.

Sen. Mike Lee delivers a speech on the Senate floor mocking the Green New Deal, but gets roasted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Stephen Colbert.

The Salt Lake City Mayoral race could be the most expensive in history.

Rep. Chris Stewart’s latest gaslighting maneuver sees him joining fellow Republicans in pushing a bad faith argument calling on House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to step down.

Plus, our weekly segment “Holy crap! Trump did what?”

Veteran political journalists Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the latest Utah political news. 


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