FROM Genethia Hudley Hayes
Brewer Wants LAUSD Board to Buy Out His Contract Last week on this program, Los Angeles Unified School Superintendent David Brewer said he was not considering stepping down . Today, he asked the elected school board to buy out his contract, to prevent what he called the "current debate" about his leadership from becoming an ethnic issue.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
Russian probe gets jolt from Yates and Clapper Senate hearing Intelligence officials have long since concluded that Russia interfered in last year's US election. After yesterday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, what more do we know about the threat to future elections and how it's being handled by the Trump Administration?
Trump, the GOP and the rule of law Conservatives — and some Republicans — are criticizing the President for "the mess he made" in firing FBI Director James Comey. We hear about a potential successor, the possibility of "obstruction of justice" and the constitutional separation of powers.