FROM Katherine Porter
Mortgage Complaints on the Rise — Again So-called "troubled mortgages" helped cause the Great Recession, and the biggest banks were forced into a $26 billion settlement with 49 state attorneys. The banks then sold billions of dollars worth of home mortgages to servicing companies. That's become a booming business, but Katherine Porter says it has "overpromised and under-delivered." She is a professor at UC Irvine's School of Law, appointed by Attorney General Kamala Harris to oversee the mortgage settlement.
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
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.