House Republicans on Wednesday voted to soon launch an investigation into Attorney General John Swallow, a step short of beginning formal impeachment proceedings.
Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, made a motion in a GOP caucus meeting calling for the House to convene to form a committee to investigate Swallow. "This is not starting an impeachment process," but instead an effort to get answers, he said.
GUEST ALERT: We're lining up several members of the Utah House to join Rod and discuss today's caucus meeting.
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The New Yorker this week has published an exhaustive—and exhausting—accountof the Senate's attempts thus far to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The article, by Ryan Lizza, focuses on the "Gang of Eight," a bipartisan group of legislative negotiators whose non-negotiable criteria for membership was that participants had to favor "a comprehensive approach to immigration—all the major issues had to be settled in one bill—and they had to support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants."
Tuck away those groundrules for later
GUEST ALERT: Matt Welch joins Rod at 4:35pm to discuss his article on McCain
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It's more than a year old, but a list dubbed the "Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time," compiled by the staff of the L.A. Weekly, is making the rounds on social media -- and the fact that it's far from a new article hasn't calmed down music fans.
TALK TOPIC: Rod wants to know your worst band of all-time. He'll take you nominations during today's show.
Numerous allegations have been made about Utah Attorney General John Swallow in recent weeks. Public sentiment about the controversy has been largely absent from the discussion. With Swallow mounting a more public defense in the last few days and legislators on the cusp of a meeting to discuss the charges and possibly move forward on impeachment, the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at BYU fielded a Utah Voter Poll that included a host of questions about the controversy.
GUEST ALERT: Quin Monson, of BYU, joins Rod at 5:35 p.m. to discuss this survey.
5) Bloomberg plan aims to require food composting (read story here: http://nyti.ms/11tJOFC)
4) Covering smell of natural gas with cinnamon (read story here: http://bit.ly/ZYnHtu)
3) Bullying by a sibling just as dangerous as peer bullying: study (read story here: http://nydn.us/1bOwGQc)
2) Principal proposes sex education class be taught by porn star (read story here: http://nydn.us/12RcSgH)
1) Forgetful groom fails to mention his mother in wedding speech after thanking everyone else including the caterers (read story here: http://dailym.ai/14GyQRg)
Little boys around the nation keep getting in trouble for guns – whether they’re made of plastic, formed by fingers or even fashioned from Pop-Tarts – but some experts say having “zero tolerance” for games children have played for centuries is turning the adults into bullies and backfiring on kids.
GUEST ALERT: Dr. Leonard Sax, a Pennsylvania psychologist and author of "Boys Arift," will join Rod to discuss punishments issued to children who role play with plastic/pretend guns at school at 6:35 p.m.
'The picture my son must never see': Heartbroken mother complains to school after her disabled child is left sidelined from his friends in class photograph
Read More Here and See the Controversial Picture: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2342965/Mom-left-Anna-Belanger-heartbroken-son-Miles-Belanger-wheelchair-left-class-photo.html#ixzz2WUqzL2PO
Just in case you haven't seen this. Did she do Utah proud?