On Wednesday’s show, Ed gives commentary and takes calls on the political news of the day.
On Monday’s show, Ed takes your calls on the situation in Syria and whether President Trump needs to get congressional authorization for any more military action.
President Trump constantly derided the Iran nuclear deal when it was signed and during his campaign. After a review of the Iran question, State Secretary Rex Tillerson wrote that Tehran was complying with its part of the deal, but maintained nonetheless that Iran is “a state sponsor of terror.” John Sitilides, foreign policy principal at Trilogy Advisors, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the likelihood of Trump arriving at a clear policy toward Iran.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, on Sunday criticized President Trump’s proposed border wall, adding that Democrats will not support its construction. (more…)
President Trump on Sunday took to twitter to say that Mexico would “eventually” pay for the wall he promised on the campaign trail in 2016. (more…)
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, said Sunday that the model the Democratic party is using is failing. (more…)
Rep. Mark Sanford, R-SC, on Sunday said threats from the Trump Administration of a primary challenge against those who opposed the White House’s Obamacare Replacement bill last month were “counterproductive.” (more…)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Sunday that “one way or the other” President Trump will get the money needed to build the border wall he promised on the campaign trail. (more…)
During his campaign, President Trump signaled a willingness to work with Russia on a number of issues. But less than 100 days into his presidency, relations with the former Cold War nemesis are far from cordial. Former US Senator Lincoln Chafee (R-Rhode Island) joins “News with Ed” to discuss the future of US-Russia relations.
President Trump’s “Buy American, hire American” message is easy for working families and wage-earners to embrace. But critics say that a mishandled application of the slogan might lead to economic disaster. John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation, joins “News with Ed” to levy his critique of the doctrine.