Trump Defends VA Nominee But Suggests He Might Prefer To Withdraw Rachel Martin talks to Hogan Gidley, a White House spokesman, about the president's nominee to lead Veterans Affairs. Dr. Ronny Jackson faces issues including whether he has the managerial experience.
Confirmation Hearing Postponed Indefinitely For VA Nominee Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii about the issues that have arisen for Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
As Philippines Shuts Down A Popular Tourist Island, Residents Fear For Their Future President Rodrigo Duterte called Boracay island a "cesspool." It draws 2 million visitors a year but isn't equipped to accommodate them. Residents agree there's a problem, but worry about losing jobs.
'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia Richard Ojeda is a progressive Democrat from coal country who campaigns in combat boots. Supporters say he's the kind of Democrat who might be able to win in a solid Trump state in 2018.
How Not To Pass A Drug Test An Ohio woman borrowed urine from someone else in an attempt to pass a drug test. It was a problem though, because according to WTOV, the other urine tested positive for drugs.
News Brief: Ronny Jackson, Travel Ban At The Supreme Court Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, is facing allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior. Also, Amy Howe discusses the travel ban at the Supreme Court.
U.S. Negotiator's Plan For Iran Nuclear Deal: Tweak, Don't Delete NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Brian Hook, the U.S. diplomat who is leading negotiations with the Europeans over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to make it more palatable to the Trump administration.
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