Washington Today 2017-02-27

Today’s Washington Today looks at remarks by the House Inteligence Chair and Ranking Member on the their investigation into any realationship between Russia and the Trump Administration. Plus, a preview of tomorrow’s address to Congress by President Trump. Interviews with Steven Dinan of The Washington Times, Shane Goldmacher of POLITICO,…

Washington Today 2017-02-24

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s speech to CPAC and his criticism of the media, DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile’s farewell speech, and a town hall meeting with Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA).

The Sidebar – Special Preview: Jay Cost

C-SPAN’s The Sidebar looks beyond the headlines of the stories shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is Jay Cost, senior writer for The Weekly Standard. We talked with him about the atmosphere of fear surrounding the current state of American Politics. We also discussed President…

The Sidebar – Special Preview: Jay Cost

C-SPAN’s The Sidebar looks beyond the headlines of the stories shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is Jay Cost, senior writer for The Weekly Standard. We talked with him about the atmosphere of fear surrounding the current state of American Politics. We also discussed President…

Washington Today 2017-02-28

Today’s Washington Today previews the speech tonight by President Trump, with reaction from Capitol Hill. Plus interviews with James Warren of the Poynter Institute, Scott Bland of Politico, and Dakota Wood of the Heritage Foundation.

Washington Today 2017-02-23

Today’s Washington Today looks at CPAC with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steven Bannon. Plus more on the visit by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and DHS Secretary John Kelley.

Washington Today 2017-02-22

Today’s Washington Today looks town halls across the country with members of Congress. Including Rep. Dave Brat, a Republican of Virginia, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of CA, and Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa. Interviews with Jenifer Haberkorn of Politico, Robert Bixby, of the Concord Coalition, Andrew Selee, of…

Washington Today 2017-02-21

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s new immigration order, with an interview with The Washington Post’s David Nakamura. Plus, the Supreme Court takes up a case involving U.S. Border Agents and a shooting at the Mexican border. We talk to Lydia Wheeler of The Hill for more information. Finally,…

Washington Today 2017-02-17

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s visit to Boeing’s plant in South Carolina, the Senate approving the nomination of Scott Pruitt to be the next EPA Administrator, and Bob Woodward and David Sanger discuss how procedures for collecting and disseminating classified information have changed in today’s Digital Age.

C-SPAN Radio Podcast – Dana Milbank on the Trump White House

This is the C-SPAN Radio podcast as we go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. We talked with him the resignation of Gen. Michael Flynn just 24 days into his tenure as National…

Washington Today 2017-02-16

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s news conference at the White House, plus interviews with Dave Boyer of the Washington Times, Paul Demko of Politico and Gordon Lubold of The Wall Street Journal.

Washington Today 2017-02-15

Today’s Washington Today looks at the meeting between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhu, plus more on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Interviews with Peter Baker of The New York Times, Alex Bolton of The Hill, and Jim Phillips of the Heritage Foundation.

Washington Today 2017-02-14

Today’s Washington Today looks at the resignation of Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor with responses from The White House, House Congressional leaders and Senate leaders. Plus, Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking hearing. Interviews with Representatives Louise Slaughter of New York, Mike Allen of Axios.com, and…

Will the next iPhone charge wirelessly?

The days of plugging in an iPhone to charge won’t last forever.

How ‘America First’ could turn into to ‘India First’

Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of one of India’s biggest outsourcing companies, says an H-1B visa crackdown would ultimately hurt the U.S.

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting US farmers

Mexican Senator Armando Rios Piter told CNN that he plans to introduce a bill this week that would stop Mexican purchases of American corn.

Stocks hit record again. Is Trump the reason?

The market is at all-time highs and many say Trump is the reason. But stocks were rallying when investors thought Hillary Clinton would win. Janet Yellen and the Fed may deserve more of the credit for the market’s move.

Apple stock nears record high

Apple stock is less than $1 away from its all-time high amid renewed optimism for the iPhone.

Washington Today 2017-02-13

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s day with Canandian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Senate’s debate on Treasury Secretary Nominee Steven Mnuchin. Interviews include Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center, Ed O’Keefe of The Washington Post, and Alex Isenstadt of Politico.

America’s NAFTA nemesis: Canada, not Mexico

President-elect Donald Trump focuses his criticism of NAFTA on Mexico. But Canada and America have a rocky trade history too.

Verizon’s plan: Consumers win, investors lose

Verizon has decided to bring back unlimited data plans. But while that’s great for its subscribers, it’s awful news for investors. It’s another sign of how brutally competitive the telecom business is. And it’s hurting Verizon’s stock.

Tesla will sell electric cars in the Middle East

The automaker announced Monday that its first official venture in the oil-rich Middle East will be in the United Arab Emirates.

Trump brand takes another hit

Sears Holdings, the company that owns retail stores Sears and Kmart, said this weekend that it would remove 31 Trump-branded items from its website.

Swiss voters reject corporate tax overhaul

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Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

The price of crude oil has more than doubled over the past year after bottoming out at $26 per barrel in February 2016.

Indian rival slams Uber’s business model

Uber’s top rival in India has some unsolicited advice for the U.S. startup: Go local.

Verizon is bringing back unlimited data

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Cutting down trash with bamboo packaging

Universal Biopack makes packaging that it sells to restaurants and manufacturers. But rather than plastic, it uses a mixture of bamboo and cassava.

‘Lego Batman’ producer, then Treasury sec?

Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Movie,” which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend.

Cook calls for campaign against fake news

Apple CEO Tim Cook wants the tech industry to take action against “fake news” stories that are polluting the web.