Rep. Chris Stewart defends President Trump’s comments on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying “journalists disappear” everywhere. Also, activists are suing the state, after the Utah Legislature passes a medical marijuana law that replaces the ballot measure passed in the midterm elections. And with two years left in the mayoral term of Rep.-elect Ben McAdams, candidates come forward to convince Democratic delegates to make them Salt Lake County mayor.

At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Courtney Tanner, government and politics editor Dan Harrie and editorial page editor George Pyle join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories. Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.