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Trump Is topic Of Discussion At Debate Among Utah Candidates

Two of the leading Republican candidates for Utah governor weighed in on President Donald Trump during a debate on Friday. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox stood by his critiques of the president and former Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. praised him for his approach on China. Cox said he would work with the president but doesn’t like his divisive style. Huntsman said he supports the president and lauded Trump for taking on Chinese trade practices. They were among six candidates for governor who met for their first debate. None said they would not support the president. Debate issues ranged from education to affordable housing and taxes.