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What to expect with Steve Bannon in high-ranking position on National Security Council

What to expect with Steve Bannon in high-ranking position on National Security Council

Steve Bannon, Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump attends the swearing in ceremony for Nikki Haley as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations January 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® President Trump has signed an executive order putting his chief strategist, former Breitbart News Network […]

Debating constitutionality, intent and efficacy of Trump Executive Order on immigration

Debating constitutionality, intent and efficacy of Trump Executive Order on immigration

Fuad Sharef Suleman holds the passport of his family members in Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on January 30, 2017 after returning to Iraq from Egypt, where him and his family were prevented from boarding a plane to the US following US President Donald Trump’s decision to temporarily bar […]

What to know about President Trump’s meeting with Theresa May, phone call with Enrique Peña Nieto

What to know about President Trump’s meeting with Theresa May, phone call with Enrique Peña Nieto

British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump in The Oval Office at The White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images AirTalk® President Trump rounded out his first full week as President of the United States with his first meeting with a foreign head […]

Terry Gross joins Larry to talk about KPCC’s new schedule

Terry Gross joins Larry to talk about KPCC’s new schedule

Terry Gross, host of WHYY’s Fresh Air; Credit: Will Ryan via NPR AirTalk® Hey AirTalk listeners! In case you haven’t heard, on Monday, Jan. 30th, AirTalk is moving up to an earlier time slot – 10am to noon. We’ll still be bringing Southern Californians together every weekday for two hours of the largest and most interesting […]

Examining Trump’s executive actions on border wall and immigration

Examining Trump’s executive actions on border wall and immigration

A U.S. flag put up by activists who oppose illegal immigration flies near the US-Mexico border fence in an area where they search for border crossers October 8, 2006 near Campo, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump signed two executive orders in keeping with campaign promises to boost border security and crack […]

What the new FCC Chief Ajit Pai means for the future of internet, net neutrality and Netflix

What the new FCC Chief Ajit Pai means for the future of internet, net neutrality and Netflix

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Privacy, ; Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® On Monday, President Donald Trump tapped Ajit Pai to head the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The appointment does not require congressional approval, since Pai was already a senior member of the regulatory agency. A long […]

Can the Women’s March become a sustainable political movement?

Can the Women’s March become a sustainable political movement?

Participants seen during the Women’s March on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles for the Women’s March in protest after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. ; Credit: Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images AirTalk® The final numbers are still not in, but Saturday’s […]

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

President Donald Trump gives his inaugural speech on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today’s inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images KPCC staff | AirTalk® Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President […]

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

President Donald Trump gives his inaugural speech on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today’s inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images KPCC staff | AirTalk® Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President […]

Trump EPA nominee faces questions about California’s right to tougher auto emissions rules

Trump EPA nominee faces questions about California’s right to tougher auto emissions rules

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies during his confirmation hearing.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk During yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Scott Pruitt – who is nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency – he was questioned by Kamala Harris. California’s newly-elected junior senator pushed […]