FROM Neil Patel
RNC in Hot Water over Saucy Club Expenses A group called the "Young Eagles" spent $2000 of Republican Party money at Voyeur, a nightclub in West Hollywood, California. Turns out that was the wrong place to recruit a new generation of voters. Neil Patel, former chief policy advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, is publisher of The Daily Caller , the Republican answer to The Huffington Post.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
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.
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.