Situational awareness – June 3, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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Here’s what is driving the day:

  • Rep. John Curtis discusses Mueller, air quality, China and Iran.
  • The Salt Lake Tribune looks like they’re preparing to dump their print edition.
  • Trump throws insults as he lands in London for a state visit to Britain.
  • Pompeo says Trump’s Middle East peace plan is “unexecutable.”

Trivia answers

Wow! You guys really know your Utah history!

The Utah county, included in Tooele’s current borders incorporated in 1856 and dissolved in 1862 was named Shambip County. 

Wikipedia says the county consisted primarily of the Rush Valley and its county seat was located at the town of Shambip.

We had numerous correct answers, but the first three readers to send theirs in were:

  • David Patton
  • Jeff Maynes
  • Zachary Zundel

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