FROM Jim Gerstenzang
The Economy, Pres. Bush and the Presidential Campaign At a rose-garden news conference today, President Bush blamed Congress for blocking his proposals to deal with the high price of gasoline. He reassured Americans that he feels their economic pain.
Bush-Blair News Conference Follows Iraq Study Group Report The day after the Baker-Hamilton Report , President Bush met at the White House with his principle ally in the war in Iraq, British Prime Minister Tony Blair. At a news conference , President Bush was asked by a British reporter if, in the face of the findings of the Iraq Study Group, he was in denial about the situation in Iraq. President responded by extensively defending the importance of the Iraq war.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?