Situational awareness – September 30, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • Utah voters say President Trump should not shoulder the blame for mass shootings.
  • The Utah GOP won’t cancel their 2020 presidential primary, even though there’s a Republican in the White House.
  • The anonymous whistleblower who filed a report about President Trump’s phone call with his Ukranian counterpoint has an agreement to testify before the House Intelligence Committee.

Trivia contest

Congratulations to Zachary Zundel who was the first reader who knew that two women, Misty Snow and Jenny Wilson, have been nominated by major parties in Utah for U.S. Senate. As the winner, he gets to ask this week’s political trivia question on Friday morning.

Come see me sing!

Disaster Discount

I’m playing Maury in the Empress Theater’s production of Disaster! The Musical! which opens this Friday evening. You can get discount tickets to the show by using the code “GROOVY” when you check out. Here’s the link for tickets.


Days to the 2019 Utah municipal elections: 36 (11/5/2019)

Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 119 (1/27/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 155 (3/3/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 274 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 400 (11/3/2020)