Situational awareness – October 28, 2019

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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

  • President Trump announces a military raid that results in the death of a key terrorist leader.
  • U.S. deficit hits nearly $1 trillion, jumping more than 25% in the last year.
  • Romney finds himself increasingly isolated by Republicans after criticism of Trump.

Trivia winner!

Congratulations to Stan Rasmussen who was the first reader to correctly identify Rep. Patrice Arent as the current member of the Utah Legislature who once served as a staff attorney for lawmakers. 

Stan will get to ask next week’s trivia question.

Stay tuned!


Days to the 2019 Utah municipal elections: 8 (11/5/2019)

Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 91 (1/27/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 127 (3/3/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 246 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 372 (11/3/2020)