FROM Omar Ricci
Policing Southern California's Muslim Community In Orange County, four Muslim men in their 20's have been arrested and accused of trying to help the Islamic State or other terror groups in the Middle East. Two arrested last month face charges that could keep them in prison for 15 years if they're convicted. Should Mosques and other Muslim-community organizations cooperate with law enforcement to help counter radical ideas? While the Muslim Public Affairs Council says, yes, Not all Muslims agree that law enforcement should be part of influencing what young people believe.
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.
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.