Situational awareness – January 27, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City

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

  • Bolton bombshell rocks impeachment.
  • Romney says he will likely vote to allow witnesses in the impeachment trial.
  • Utah lawmakers set to start the 2020 session.



Lots of readers knew Governor Simon Bamberger built the first passenger rail system on the Wasatch Front in 1908, and he built Lagoon as an attraction along the line.

The third person with the correct answer was Tom Love, who now has the honor of asking this Friday’s trivia question.



The first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature is today (1/27/2020)

Days to the 2020 Iowa Caucuses: 7 (2/3/2020)

Days to the New Hampshire primaries: 15 (2/11/2020) 

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 36 (3/3/2020)

Days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 45 (3/12/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 155 (6/30/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 281 (11/3/2020)