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Utah Rep. Chris Stewart grills Robert Mueller on alleged leaks

This story originally appeared at deseret.com. Read it in its entirety here. The single member of Utah’s congressional delegation who had an opportunity to question former special counsel Robert Mueller during testimony Wednesday used his time to raise issues of alleged leaks during the 22-month probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a

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Commentary: Higher minimum wage will help workers and the economy

This commentary originally appeared at sltrib.com. Read it in its entirety here. In the next week or so, Congress will have the opportunity to give 488,000 working Utahns a substantial raise. The Raise the Wage Act will increase the wage to $15 an hour over the next six years to alleviate the rising economic stress

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How Utah members of Congress see the Mueller report

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah members of Congress want to move on from special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report, but others in the state say not so fast — especially when it comes to obstruction of justice questions surrounding President Donald

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Commentary: Utah’s congressional delegation should put first things first

This originally appeared as an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.  Much of the commentary surrounding the federal shutdown in Utah has been unfailingly bipartisan, perhaps in an attempt to show our federal delegation what coming together looks like. Republicans and Democrats alike have decried federal workers going without pay, insisting that both sides are to blame and that

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Press Release: Stewart is Yet Again an “Apologist In Chief”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2018 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, Representative Chris Stewart appeared on CNN to discuss the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Chase Thomas, executive director of Alliance for a Better Utah issued the following response: “This is yet another instance of Stewart attempting to act as an apologist for

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Rep. Chris Stewart: Trump’s Chief Apologist

Chris Stewart has had quite the record when it comes to Trump. My goal today is to simply lay out that record and then have you answer the question: when it comes to holding the president accountable, is Rep. Stewart properly representing Utahns?

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Commentary: An open letter to Rep. Chris Stewart, who never responds but expects campaign contributions anyway

Dear Rep. Stewart: You’re my congressman. I’ve written you more than once, but I never receive a response. I recently received your Feb. 2 email which announced, “BREAKING: House Intel Committee Releases Memo.” This “breaking news” message about the Nunes Memo was issued on your campaign letterhead and, at the end, you wrote, “David, we

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Stewart proposes creation of new national park

Source: Utah Channel 3, Cedar City News, St. George News In the wake of the presidential declaration that reduced the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by nearly half its original size Monday, a Utah congressman wants to turn part of the remaining monument into a national park. The park would be around 100,000 acres in size and

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Rep. Stewart proposes creating Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park

Source: FOX 13 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah congressman Chris Stewart is proposing creating a new national park in the same spot as the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The park would be within the boundaries modified by President Trump on Monday. In a ceremony at the Utah State Capitol, the president signed proclamations shrinking both Grand

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How do we as Utahns respond to DACA?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To say I was disappointed by the Trump administration’s announcement today ending DACA would be an understatement. I’m sad that so many of my friends–here in Utah where I live, in Arizona where I grew up, in Texas where I served a spanish-speaking mission, and across the nation–may face the possibility of being ejected from

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