More Republicans than you can shake a stick at – Bernick and Schott on politics

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A whole slew of Republicans are lining up to possibly challenge freshman Democrat Ben McAdams in 2020. We run down the list of contenders.

House chief of staff Greg Hartley is leaving that post to pursue “other opportunities.” We would be shocked if that meant anything other than him running Greg Hughes’ 2020 campaign for governor.

Mitt Romney says he’s not ready to endorse Donald Trump in 2020.

Lawmakers say “everything is on the table” when it comes to tax reform. One idea gaining traction is reinstating the state portion of the sales tax on food. Lawmakers are also discussing removing the constitutional earmark designating that all income taxes go toward public education.

Legislators are looking at a number of issues to potentially overhaul the state’s election system to fix the so-called “plurality problem.”

Our old friend Dave Bateman tries to make a deal with new Utah GOP Chairman Derek Brown.

Spencer Cox is worried the Republican Party under Trump is alienating younger and minority voters.

Plus, President Trump loses a court battle and Chris Stewart doesn’t know a key figure in the U.S. foreign policy world.

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott guide you on a magical journey through the latest Utah political news.


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