News  /  Politics  / 

Recent Stories

Americans will get the Trump they elected as president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:31am

After 10 weeks, dozens of tweets and one rollicking news conference, Donald Trump's transition into the White House has left little doubt that the man Americans elected in November is the president they'll get.

In Trump, man elected by Americans is president they'll get

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 11:11am

After 10 weeks, dozens of tweets and one rollicking news conference, Donald Trump's transition into the White House has left little doubt that the man Americans elected in November is the president they'll get.

Rand Paul previews Obamacare replacement plan

Gregory Krieg, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:38am

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday unveiled the broad strokes of his Obamacare replacement package, a measure he again said Republicans must pass "on the same day as we do repeal."

Utah Rep. Mia Love renews call for single-subject bills in Congress

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 9:39am

Rep. Mia Love is renewing her efforts to increase congressional transparency through single-subject bills with clear titles.

Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 8:31pm

Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Bears Ears, politics complicate school trust issues, director says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 5:54pm

The impact of the Bears Ears National Monument designation is not yet known, but the director of the Utah's School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration made one thing clear Friday: He's averse to using school trust revenues for legal fees.

BLM accepting comment on possible energy leasing near Zion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 5:20pm

A federal agency is accepting public comment on possible leasing of public lands for oil and gas drilling that could take place as close as two miles from Zion National Park.

Sen. Hatch opens up about 40 years in office

Keira Farrimond and Dave McCann  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 3:36pm

He may have spent the majority of the last 40 years in Washington, D.C. but Senator Orrin Hatch hasn’t forgotten Utah and who he represents.

Chaffetz criticized for going after federal ethics official who spoke out against Trump

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 2:53pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, drew criticism Friday for going after the federal ethics official who spoke out against President-elect Donald Trump's handling of potential conflicts of interest.

Trump rips Rep. John Lewis as 'all talk,' 'no action'

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 10:07am

President-elect Donald Trump harshly responded to civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis on Saturday, calling him "all talk" and "no action" after Lewis said Trump was not a "legitimate" president.

Kerry defends trade pact on last trip as top US diplomat

Yves Dam-Van, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 6:20pm

Secretary of State John Kerry, making his last trip as the top U.S. diplomat, defended the 12-nation trade pact that the incoming administration said it would scrap and urged countries to refrain from provocative acts in the South China Sea.

The Latest: Inaugural committee releases parade detail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:51pm

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 3:12pm

Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism.

Women have many motivations for DC inauguration protest

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:40am

Call them rebels with a cause. Or two. Or three. Or 10.

At inaugural rehearsal, Trump sub sports military haircut

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 8:52pm

The hair was the giveaway.

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

Steve Peoples and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:20pm

The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, delivering a public lecture to the president-elect that further highlighted the bitter state of Trump's relations with American intelligence agencies.

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 5:51pm

Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart.

Inauguration highlights Trump's infrastructure opportunities

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 6:20am

As a candidate, Donald Trump said he wanted to make America's infrastructure great again. As president, he'll have plenty of ways to get started in his new hometown.

Trump security adviser, Russian official already talking

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 1:02am

President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for election-related hacking, a senior U.S. official says.