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Political Cornflakes: Trump-favored company gets $400M contract to build the border wall

A company that President Donald Trump has repeatedly touted won a Defense Department contract to build a stretch of wall along the U.S.-Mexican border. Fisher Sand and Gravel landed the $400 million contract after its chief executive, Tommy Fisher, made multiple appearances on Fox News to talk up his company. [WaPost]

Topping the news: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement Monday reaffirming its support for refugees and called for members to create “welcoming communities.” [Trib]

-> From @AWinderNewton: “Closest thing I will probably get to an endorsement from @GovHerbert: “If you want someone to say something you get a man.