Situational awareness – May 17, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

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Here’s what is driving the day:

  • Cox looks to make history with 2020 run.
  • Holland drops out of race for Utah Democratic Party Chair.
  • Trump doesn’t want war with Iran.

Friday trivia!

Today’s question comes from guest quizmaster Gordon Jones.

Who was the last non-LDS governor of Utah?

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