Situational awareness – May 31, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!

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Here’s what is driving the day:

  • Lawmakers announce 8 town hall meetings on tax reform.
  • Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs over immigration.
  • New documents show the Trump administration added a citizenship question to the 2020 census to help Republicans.

Friday Trivia

Today’s head-scratcher comes from guest quizmaster Shykell Ledford. 

What was the name of the Utah county, included in Tooele’s current borders, that was incorporated in 1856 and dissolved in 1862?

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