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Chris Stewart interviews in KUER studios.
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Microsoft said it has removed websites created by Russian hackers which targeted two conservative think tanks, including one affiliated with Republican Senate hopeful Mitt Romney.

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Rep. Chris Stewart says he still supports Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election, but hopes he’ll remain focused on the inquiry’s original purpose.

Todd Weiler, David Irvine, Kate Bradshaw and Julia Ritchey converse in studio.
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The White House has been under fire this week over statements made by President Trump contradicting his own U.S. intelligence agencies’ assessment that Russia did in fact interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

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After Russian efforts to disrupt U.S. elections in 2016, many states — including Utah — are shoring up their systems to prevent hacking and outside interference. But Russia uses social media too, and at least one big-name political candidate in Utah appears to have drawn some unusual interest.

Julia Ritchey, KUER


As head of the powerful House Oversight Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says he can investigate anything at any time.