The Heritage Foundation’s Jim Phillips, an expert in Middle Eastern affairs, joins us today to discuss the revelations about Iran’s behavior and what President Donald Trump should do about the Iran deal. Plus: a new study reveals many Americans leading lonely lives.

We discuss comedian Michelle Wolf’s mean, not funny performance with Lauren Evans, a Daily Signal producer. Plus: a New York Times reporter accuses Hillary Clinton of sexist behavior.

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 Virginia Delegate Nick Freitas. He spoke to us about the importance of the Second Amendment, why his viral speech resonated, and his thoughts on the recent Waffle House shooting. We also share some of our favorite letters from you, and highlight a kind gesture on Capitol Hill. Your letter could be featured next week; write us at letters@dailysignal.com. Enjoy the show!

Sen. Bernie Sanders is back with another socialist plan. The Heritage Foundation’s David Kreutzer explains why pledging jobs for all is not going to lead to one big happily ever after for Americans. Plus: Yale students are embracing emotional support animals.

The parents of Alfie Evans, a very sick toddler, want to take him to Italy for medical treatment. Yet the courts aren’t allowing them to, insisting the family remain in Britain–and also insisting Alfie be taken off life support. The Heritage Foundation’s Bob Moffit joins us to discuss. Plus: Kanye West has an epic tweet in support of President Donald Trump.

California state lawmakers are considering a bill that would curb speech about LGBT matters. The Daily Signal’s Jarrett Stepman joins us to discuss. Plus: Dr. Michelle Cretella, who has written for The Daily Signal, gets dozens of protesters when she goes to speak at a church about transgender issues.

Lawmakers tackle food stamps in the new farm bill, but The Heritage Foundation’s Mimi Teixeira says they missed valuable opportunities for real change. Plus: We talk about Waffle House hero James Shaw, Jr.

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 letters@dailysignal.com. Enjoy the show!

Today is Tax Freedom Day, and The Heritage Foundation’s Adam Michel joins us to discuss that, tax reform 2.0, and how your taxes will be different in 2019. Plus: We chat about a new study which looked at the relationship between big government and religious behavior.

The Daily Signal’s Jarrett Stepman joins us for today’s podcast, where we talk about the changes that helped make California so liberal. Plus: We discuss some experts’ claim daily showers aren’t healthy and Columbine High School’s day of service.

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.

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.

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 letter@dailysignal.com. Enjoy the show!

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.

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.

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.

The Daily Signal’s Kelsey Harkness joins us today to discuss her documentary video about Kelly Clemente, a now 28-year-old who at the age of 18 placed her son with an adoptive family.  Plus: We chat about Facebook deeming two black female Trump supporters “unsafe” for the community and The Atlantic’s firing of Kevin Williamson.

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 letter@dailysignal.com. Enjoy the show!

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?

The Daily Signal’s Jamie Jackson joins us today to discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. — and the conversations Americans still need to have. Plus: “Fixer Upper” airs its last episode.