On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano review the week’s top news. We feature an exclusive interview with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who spoke to us about James Comey’s new book, the Mueller investigation, and what he would like to see in the next Speaker of the House. We share some of our favorite letters from you, and highlight the heroic actions of Southwest Airlines pilot Captain Tammie Jo Shults. Your letter could be featured next week; write us at [email protected] Enjoy the show!

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The Heritage Foundation’s Amy Swearer joins us to look at what the facts show about safety and gun control in the United Kingdom, which is now exploring “knife control.” Suffice it to say, it’s not the safe–or even comparatively safer–place gun control advocates would have you believe a nation with its policies would be. Plus: One college professor is giving out extra credit to students who go on a date, in an attempt to push back against the hookup culture.

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By fixating on Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo’s views on same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues, Sen. Cory Booker, D.-N.J., showcased why conservatives are right to be worried about liberal intolerance pushing them out of careers across the board, just for their beliefs. Plus: The Academy of Country Music Awards stays blissfully non-political.

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On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano review the week’s top news. We feature an exclusive interview with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who spoke to Rob at the Reagan Institute Summit on Education. DeVos addressed the “nation’s report card,” its disappointing results, and how the Trump administration is pursuing reforms to improve education in America. We share some of our favorite letters from you, and highlight a good news story from the week. Your letter could be featured next week; write us at [email protected] Enjoy the show!

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo is the president’s choice to be the next secretary of state. Nile Gardiner, director of The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Freedom Center, sits down with us to discuss what Pompeo would mean for U.S. foreign policy and how he differs from his predecessor. We also discuss the international response to Syria’s chemical weapons attack. Plus: The House speaker’s race is full-speed ahead, Missouri’s governor is accused of sexual misconduct, and a billionaire activist seeks to break up California.

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With over 2 billion users, Facebook is a roaring enterprise—but that success has not come without scrutiny. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from Congress this week over his company’s handling of user data as well as its censorship practices. Klon Kitchen, a Heritage Foundation technology expert, joins the podcast to break down what’s really at play. Plus: House Speaker Paul Ryan is resigning, President Trump speaks of punishing Syria for chemical attacks, and some members of Congress look to undo recent spending.

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Another horrific chemical attack took place in Syria over the weekend, claiming the lives of dozens of civilians. The president is currently weighing a military response with top advisers. Luke Coffey, director of The Heritage Foundation’s Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy, joins us to discuss why a bold, punitive military strike is needed. Plus: The FBI raids the office of Trump’s personal lawyer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg comes to Washington, and lefties perpetuate the “pay gap” myth.

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On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano review the week’s top news and speak with Chris Bedford, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller News Foundation. Bedford discusses The Atlantic’s firing of Kevin Williamson, the media’s coverage of the YouTube shooting, and his book, “Art of the Donald: Lessons from America’s Philosopher-in-Chief.” We also share some of our favorite letters from you. Yours could be featured next week; write us at [email protected] Enjoy the show!

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What has EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt achieved during his tenure? The Heritage Foundation’s Nick Loris joins us to break down what Pruitt’s been doing to roll back Obama-era regulations that threatened to raise car prices and violate property rights, among other issues. Plus: Why are liberals giving Jimmy Kimmel a free pass over his mockery of Melania Trump’s accent?

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Administrator Scott Pruitt is ending the practice of “secret science” at the EPA, bringing one of the most controversial federal agencies into the limelight. Daren Bakst, senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, joins the podcast to discuss Pruitt’s latest move and why environmentalists are so upset by it. Plus: A huge caravan of migrants heads toward the U.S. border, China moves toward a possible trade war, and a new vacancy opens on one of the most liberal circuit courts.

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On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Ginny Montalbano and Jarrett Stepman discuss the top headlines from the week. They feature an interview with David Harsayni, senior editor at The Federalist, about the history of guns and the Second Amendment in America. Additionally, they interview Inez Feltscher Stepman about her recent piece “The Top 10 Westerns Ever Made, Plus 10 More Deep Cuts“, and the important moral messaging they contain.

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President Barack Obama revolutionized the way campaigns are run with the use of social media, but it turns out Facebook may have been in the tank for Obama all along—and may have broken the law. Hans von Spakovsky joins the podcast to explain the situation. We also discuss liberal outrage over the Trump administration’s decision on the census. Plus: New evidence suggests a different kind of “collusion,” President Trump fires his VA secretary, and tensions continue to flare between the U.S. and Russia.

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Warning signs were abundant prior to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last month—so why wasn’t it prevented? Aside from protocol failures and lack of sufficient school security, Amy Swearer points to three specific traits that tend to mark school shooters. She joins the podcast to explain what those are. Plus: Roseanne makes a major comeback, Trump defends the Second Amendment, and Wendy’s drops an unforgettable mixtape.

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Liberal politicians are fuming at the Trump administration’s decision to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census. Why should this be controversial? Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, sat down to explain why the president is on the rational side of this issue. Plus: Mark Zuckerberg agrees to testify before Congress, Indiana passes a pro-life measure, and genius scientists discover how to keep ice cream from melting (at least for longer).

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Schoolkids converged on D.C. over the weekend to protest school shootings and guns, yet the most effective policy solutions went unmentioned. Jarrett Stepman went to the march and sat down with us to share his observations. Plus, we discuss the president’s new actions against Russia, Larry King’s tough words for cable news, and a new study about teen happiness and cell phone usage.

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