Mar 23, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 9, 2017
President Trump signed a new executive order that banned immigrants from 6 majority-Muslim countries, replacing a previous order that was stricken down by the courts. This one is a little more logical and addresses specific legal concerns that the courts had with the previous one. But does that make it sound policy? We discuss in today’s episode.
Mar 2, 2017
Feb 23, 2017
Michael Flynn was forced to resign as National Security Advisor recently over calls he made to a Russian Ambassador. Donald Trump recently stated that the real story on the issue is the leaks coming out of his administration, not the calls themselves. How right is he? We attempt to answer in this week’s episode.
Feb 16, 2017
Feb 9, 2017
Feb 2, 2017
Numerous US intelligence agencies are investigating ties between members of Donald Trump’s inner circle and high ranking officials within the Russian government. What was the nature of these ties and how close were they? We take a broad view of the relationship and attempt to explain why they paint a troubling picture.
Jan 26, 2017
The first 100 days are usually an important time for any administration. It’s a time when opinions are formed about an incoming administration and momentum either builds or doesn’t. President Trump has been busy during his first week in office and in this episode, we detail some of the actions he’s taken during his first week and why if he keeps it up critics will have a hard time keeping him from becoming popular.
Jan 19, 2017
The US intelligence community has determined with a high degree of confidence that Russian actors, with orders from the highest levels of their government, interfered in our elections with the intent of helping one candidate. The incoming president has expressed skepticism over the findings and that skepticism has turned into a public war of words between the he and the intelligence community.
In this episode, we discuss the ramifications of this war of words and why Putin’s ultimate goal may have been realized no matter who won the presidency.