Situational awareness – June 24, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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Here are the stories we’re following today:

  • Utah GOP is out of debt.
  • Democrats oust Daisy Thomas and pick Jeff Merchant as their new leader
  • Trump slaps new sanctions on Iran.

Trivia answer

Thanks to Charlie Roberts for last week’s question about which Utah mayor was removed from office for “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Grantsville Mayor Keith Brown was sanctioned because of his involvement in a case over the killing of several dogs. The case eventually made it to the Utah Supreme Court. You can read more about it here –

Our trivia winners from Friday were:

Jason Lewis

Edward Bennett

Scott Bingham

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