Layton GOPer plans to challenge Rep. Rob Bishop in bid for U.S. House seat

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Meanwhile, another Democrat filed paperwork for the 1st District seat, Lee Castillo of Layton.


Utah House race in eastern Weber County draws 3 more hopefuls

Froerer Ehlers-Rhorer Kyle

Republicans Jason Kyle and Deone Ehlers-Rhorer and Democrat Deana Froerer filed to run for the post, bringing the number of hopefuls for the seat to five.


New Utah law likely to streamline study into Weber County government change

Rep. Kelly Miles

Proponents wanting to investigate change to the three-commissioner form of government here are petitioning to put the matter on the election ballot.


McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings; Mueller now has them

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president that have been provided to the special counsel’s office and are similar to the notes compiled...


The Latest: AP source says McCabe kept notes on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Associated Press has learned that the recently fired FBI deputy director kept personal memos detailing interactions with President Donald Trump. And they have been provided...


Lawmakers quibble over details of $1.3T US spending bill

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on Russia collusion question

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of blistering tweets Saturday, President Donald Trump falsely asserted that the House Intelligence Committee has concluded there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia. Trump in his tweets lashed out at his perceived foes tied to the Russia...


Bill Nye delivers facts and laughs in Jesse Auditorium

In a dark brown suit and his trademark bowtie, Bill Nye, or Bill Nye the Science Guy as most know him, spoke to a sold out crowd in Jesse Auditorium on Friday night and covered a wide range range of topics, from his father’s fixation with sun dials to his mother’s experience in the Navy. He talked...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the attack of the bowling balls

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspense hung over the public square for hours. Were Japanese regulatory authorities really dropping bowling balls on American cars as part of a dark plot to keep the autos out of the Japanese market? No, the White House acknowledged. That story was just President Donald Trump...


Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

Trump China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week. Industry groups and some lawmakers are scrambling to prevent a new front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy. Early...


White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown. Chief of staff John Kelly, himself the subject of rumors that his job may be in jeopardy, has assured some staffers that they’re safe, at least...

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