Patrick Nelville, a Colorado state legislator, spoke to The daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano about why he thinks it’s problematic to have schools be gun-free zones. Ginny shares that interview with us. Plus: we look at Obama’s latest claim about his the scandals in his tenure, and the first transgender recruit joins the military.

The weaponization of the EPA is over, says Administrator Scott Pruitt in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. Plus: President Trump’s new remarks on Parkland, and the Supreme Court decides not to hear a DACA case.

In a special Saturday edition of the Daily Signal Podcast, we take a look at back on the many highlights of CPAC 2018.

The Daily Signal continued to cover the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, where attendees heard from President Donald Trump. He spoke about the Second Amendment, tax cuts, immigration, and more. He strongly cautioned conservatives to avoid becoming complacent. The Daily Signal also sat down with David Bozell, president of ForAmerica, and Ken Klukowski, with First Liberty Institute, American Civil Rights Union, and Breitbart News to get their reaction to the president’s speech. We hope you enjoy.

The Daily Signal went to CPAC on Thursday, where attendees heard from Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Ted Cruz, and other leading conservatives. The Daily Signal sat down with gun rights expert John Lott, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, technology policy expert Roslyn Layton, and National YAF Chairman Grant Strobl, covering a wide range of hot topics.

Ted Bromund joins the podcast to discuss ways Congress can improve background checks, as well as the UN’s effort to regulate ammunition. We also discuss why the Olympics are so political. Plus: Billy Graham, revered evangelist and spiritual adviser to 13 U.S. presidents, has died at 99. We take a look at his legacy.

Ryan T. Anderson of The Heritage Foundation joins us to discuss his new book on transgenderism, threats to parental rights, and why transgender ideology doesn’t hold up to logic. We also discuss Robert Mueller’s decision to indict 13 Russians, the new popularity of tax reform, and Elon Musk’s dream of an East Coast speed machine.

Welcome to the first Friday edition of The Daily Signal’s podcast. We take a look at the top new stories of the week – including healthcare, North Korea, and immigration. Armstrong Williams, nationally syndicated columnist and host of The Armstrong Williams Show, discusses his relationship with Dr. Ben Carson and his recent visit to the White House to celebrate Black History Month. With President’s Day right around the corner, who is your favorite president, and why?

The Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm joins us to discuss the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida. Democrats are already pushing for gun laws, and people are questioning why the FBI didn’t do more after a person with the same name as the shooter posted online about school shootings. Plus: some things you shouldn’t give up for Lent.

President Trump’s budget suggested that food stamp recipients should start receiving food boxes to partially replace food stamps. The Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector, a long-time welfare expert, joins us to discuss that and what should happen long term to reform food stamps. Plus: Wisconsin high schoolers are fighting back after their pre-sports prayers were cancelled because of an atheist group.

Are liberals being torn apart on immigration, thanks to the tension between activists and politicians? We discuss with Genevieve Wood. Plus: “The View” mocks Mike Pence’s religious faith, the Olympics are showcasing the power of the American dream, and a former Obama administration advisers turns out to have had a problematic history with women.

The media can’t contain their excitement over North Korea at the Olympics. We talk to Jarrett Stepman about that, along with the new portraits released of President Obama and Michelle Obama. Plus: the Senate is looking to take action on immigration, and a new Peter Rabbit movie has angered some.

Just how bad is this new budget deal? The Heritage Foundation’s Justin Bogie joins us to explain what the short-term and long-term consequences of this big spending splurge could be. Plus: President Trump attends the National Prayer Breakfast, and Vice President Pence is bring Otto Warmbier’s dad to the Olympics in South Korea.

The Heritage Foundation’s Monica Burke joins us to share her own story of friendship with a woman with Down Syndrome, as well as talk about how, sadly, many babies with Down Syndrome are aborted in the United States. Plus: we talk about whether President Trump’s military parade is a good idea.

Does the Nunes memo prove a pattern of bias at the FBI and have implications for Robert Mueller’s probe of Russia and President Trump? The Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm joins us to answer those questions and more, as well as talk about what we can expect to see in a forthcoming Inspector General report about how the FBI handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. Plus: the Super Bowl star who’s embracing the power of failure, and the latest news from the White House about the future of DACA recipients.

What will happen if people are given $6,000 a year … to do nothing? The city of Stockton in California is testing that out. Robert Rector, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation and welfare expert, explains what happened when five U.S. cities tried universal basic income in the ’70s. Plus: The New York Times reports on people afraid to have kids because of climate change, and a new study shows that 3% of Minnesota teens are transgender or gender non-conforming.

President Donald Trump gave a unifying first State of the Union speech–and while most Americans loved it, some on the left are losing it. We cover their inane reactions. Plus: did Trump’s message on immigration get through to the general public when he finally got a chance to talk to them directly last night, not through the media? The Daily Signal’s Rob Bluey joins us to discuss.

The Heritage Foundation’s John-Michael Seibler joins us to discuss President Trump’s reference to criminal justice reform in the State of the Union speech–and tell us how Texas slashed the number of prisoners, while lowering crime. Plus: MSNBC turns on “Fire and Fury” author Michael Wolff, and a statue of Columbus is kicked out of a California town.

On Sunday, the Grammys–and Hillary Clinton–embraced the work of shoddy journalist Michael Wolff, who suggested that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was engaging in an affair with President Trump, without evidence. So much for treating women well. The Daily Signal’s Kelsey Harkness joins us to discuss that, Alec Baldwin’s defense of alleged child molester Woody Allen, and the New York Times report that Hillary Clinton kept an adviser accused of sexual harassment.

The White House immigration plan would give legal status to 1.8 million illegal immigrants, spend $25 billion on border security, and change our legal immigration system. The Heritage Foundation’s David Inserra joins us to analyze the plan. Plus: we talk about how a vote on late-term abortion Monday showed the extremism of too many Democrats.