Ute Tribe slams comments by ex-financial adviser
The Northern Ute Tribe of Utah says its former adviser is trying to influence an upcoming election.

Tribal leaders who were elected in 2007 fired John Jurrius and sued him for fraud. They now say he is raising unfounded concerns about the tribe's financial situation.

"You have things that you have great influence over," Jurrius told a group of tribal members who still support him, The Salt Lake City Deseret News reported. "That's something — as you're going through your upcoming elections — that you ought to think about. Who's gonna get that work done so that your revenues aren't impacted?"

The tribe's primary takes place next Monday, with a general election on April 22.

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