Ringside Politics – May 19th, 2017.

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere

Today’s Hot Topics:

1)Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s statue at Lee Circle will be replaced by a “water feature” and public art for which the city of New Orleans is already designing infrastructure, the city announced late Thursday (May 18).

2)Lee Circle and streets within a block of the Confederate monument were closed to traffic Friday morning in advance of the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue. The dismantling is expected to last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

3)President Trump on Thursday strongly denied any collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, and rejected allegations that he pressured then-FBI Director James Comey to drop a related investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn – saying “the entire thing has been a witch hunt.

Today’s Guests:

1) Chris Holton of the Center for Security Policy joins the program in the second hour to discuss today’s hot topics, and other national issues.

2) Donna Carol Voss, author, blogger, and commentator joins the show to discuss the latest national news in politics.

3) Ted Harvey of the Committee to Defend the President joins the show in the final hour to discuss several topics related to President Trump.

Category: Podcasts, Ringside Politics

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