Situational awareness – November 15, 2019

Good morning from Salt Lake City!

We made it to Friday. Well done everyone!

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

  • Huntsman makes it official.
  • Impeachment day two on tap.
  • Pelosi accused Trump of bribery.

Friday trivia

Today’s headscratcher is courtesy of Zachary Zundel:

Which early mayor of Salt Lake City knew, and was reportedly friends with, future President Abraham Lincoln?

The first reader who sends in the correct answer gets to ask next week’s question.

Send your guesses to me via email.

Good luck!


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