Situational awareness – May 10, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

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Here’s what is driving the day:

  • Utah Republicans stuck to the script to shut down hardliners at Saturday’s convention.
  • Pelosi says the U.S. is in a “constitutional crisis”
  • The U.S. hikes tariffs on millions of dollars of Chinese goods.

Friday trivia!

We have a visual trivia question this week. Rep. Craig Hall sends this picture of a plaque one of his relatives discovered in a box.. 

Capitol Dome Plaque 01

What event does this plaque commemorate and why is it significant?

The first three readers to submit a correct answer will be recognized in Monday’s newsletter, and every correct answer will be entered into a drawing to win one of our new limited-edition laptop stickers.

Send your answers to me at [email protected].

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