News Roundup 1-26-18

​Date:        January 26, 2018
Host:        Jim Schneider
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​​Jim’s list of stories included the following on this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up’:

–President Trump declared that American is ‘open for business’ in a speech today
to global elites in Switzerland.
–First Lady Melania Trump skipped out of a trip to Switzerland and instead chose
to honor the millions of lives lost under the Nazi regime by visiting the U.S.
Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. yesterday.
–A ‘whistle blower’ on the Alex Jones program finds that ‘big media’ has
downplayed or completely ignored the existence of a classified intelligence memo
concerning President Obama’s Department of Justice and the FBI in using the
infamous Fusion GPS dossier to justify illegal spying on Donald Trump and
members of his campaign team.
–Court documents recently filed by the government further rocked the credibility
of Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller because they show that as FBI director,
he worked to cover up the connection between a Florida Saudi family and the 9-11
terrorist attacks.
–A Fox News poll conducted at the end of President Trump’s first year in the
White House finds more voters rating the economy positively.
–The Trump administration has worked virtually nonstop since the inauguration
to dismantle some of the environmental campaigns launched by President Obama.
–Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke traded an 11 mile stretch of federal land
Monday to the Alaskan community of King Cove. That allows residents access to
the area’s only all-weather airport by land.
–After a close vote Wednesday, the Senate voted to approve the nomination of pro-
life governor Sam Brownback to be the Ambassador at Large for International
Religious Freedom.
–A former clerk for pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Alex Azar,
will become the next Health and Human Services secretary.
–The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Jerome Powell as the next chairman of the
Federal Reserve.
–U.S. authorities issue an emergency order requiring additional screening of
cargo on flights departing for the U.S. from five Middle Eastern nations citing
a threat of terrorism.
–Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the administration will
officially release an immigration framework on Monday.
–Democrat Senator Joe Manchin thinks there’s a dire need for increased border
security to deal with illegal immigration.
–The Justice Department threatened to subpoena 23 jurisdictions around the
country if they don’t turn over information about their sanctuary city policies
toward illegal immigrants.
–Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally through the southern border are quietly
being relocated to different parts of the country on commercial flights.
–California will take the next step in blurring the lines between citizens and
non-citizens beginning April Fools Day when the state complies with a court
order to begin automatically registering to vote all those granted a driver’s
–California is proposing a law that would fine wait staff at restaurants $1,000
if they give a customer a plastic drinking straw before the customer asks for
–A photograph has come forth showing then Senator Obama and Louis Farrakhan taken
in 2005. It’s been called a 13 year cover-up to protect Obama’s political
–House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tried to preserve tax breaks for two of her
multi-million dollar homes.
–Nancy Pelosi has taped an appearance as a guest judge on a drag queen reality
–At least 48 openly LGBTQ Texas candidates are running for office.

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