‘Specter of Trump’ hangs over 3rd Congressional District debate

President Donald Trump may not have been mentioned much during a debate Friday among four of the candidates seeking to fill the vacant 3rd District seat in Congress, but he still may have had an impact.

Both Democrat Kathie Allen and the new United Utah Party’s Jim Bennett brought up the controversial GOP leader several times during the 90-minute debate as a reminder that the Republican in the race, John Curtis, supports the Trump agenda.

The debate, sponsored by the ABU Education Fund and the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society, also included Libertarian Joe Buchman. It was held in the Eastmont Middle School auditorium and attracted several hundred people.

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