FROM Terry Pelz
How Does Anyone Manage to Break Out in This Day and Age? New York State has offered a $100,000 reward for two murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in upstate New York near the Canadian border. David Sweat was convicted of shooting a sheriff’s deputies more than a dozen times. Richard Matt was serving time for beating a kidnapped man to death. Special thanks to Paul von Zielbauer for production assistance.
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?
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?