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April 17, 2017

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Classic episode from January 30, 2017

–On the Show:

–Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Nominee, joins David to discuss whether Donald Trump’s policies reflect a “small government” message and whether Trump’s agenda appeals to libertarians

–President Trump issues a temporary ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, sparking a battle in the courts over whether this executive order is legal and constitutional

–The Middle Eastern Muslim-majority countries that have business ties with Donald Trump are conveniently absent from his list of nations that will face travel restrictions

–Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” will be counterproductive to the goal of keeping America safe, as it will be the subject of terrorist recruitment and make it easier for people to side with extremists

–The Trump administration has suggested issuing a 20% tariff on the import of goods from Mexico as a way to make them pay for the wall, a move that would pass the burden onto US businesses and consumers

–President Trump places Former Breitbart News CEO Steve Bannon on the National Security Council; in contrast, the Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will only attend the meetings when issues relevant to them are being discussed

–Donald Trump sets a speed record for surpassing a 50% disapproval rating, doing so just eight days after being inaugurated as the 45th President

–Former Russian KGB Chief Oleg Erovinkin, who helped British intelligence Officer Christopher Steele research and assemble the Russian blackmail file on President Trump, was found dead in the back of his car in Moscow under suspicious circumstances

–Authoritarian experts are highly concerned about President Trump’s actions since taking office, including the centralization of power, demonizing immigrants and foreign countries, and going after the media

–Voicemail calls out David for making fun of Republicans and says the “program stinks”

–On the Bonus Show: Massive anti-Trump protests continue, Lyft to donate $1 million to the American Civil Liberties Union and much more…

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