FROM Peter Ditto
Are Liberals Happier than Conservatives, after All? Smiling involving facial muscles around the eyes and the use of positive language are signals of happiness, according to social science. In decades of surveys, more conservatives than liberals have told researchers they're satisfied with their lives. But recent studies show it may really be the other way around. Peter Ditto, professor of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California at Irvine, has more on the " happiness gap " between conservatives and liberals.
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.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.