MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Wednesday, June 20th, 2018. Thanks for listening to today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. First up on The World and Everything in It: Washington Wednesday.
House threatens DOJ, FBI over documents release » House Speaker Paul Ryan is threatening the Justice Department and FBI with “constitutional action” this week if they fail to comply with subpoenas for documents in the Russian probe.
DOJ IG releases report » Former FBI Director James Comey was insubordinate and broke protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation. That was the conclusion of a report from the Justice Department’s inspector general on Thursday.
Pompeo: Major disarmament in NoKo by 2020 » Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States wants “major disarmament” by North Korea by 2020. He said the Trump administration is optimistic about achieving that goal.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Wednesday, the 13th of June, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington, and today is Washington Wednesday.
Historic meeting of Trump, Kim Jong Un » AUDIO: Trump-Kim handshake Cameras clicking in Singapore as President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history, meeting face to face for the first time. The two leaders shook hands just after 9 p.m. Eastern Time last night—or 9 a.m. this morning local time.
Trump meets with Japanese PM » TRUMP: Mr. Prime Minister it’s an honor to have you with us. President Trump welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on Thursday. He said the meeting, in part, was to get the prime minister’s input Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Trump signs VA Mission Act » President Trump has signed a bill into law that will expand private healthcare access for veterans. At a signing ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, the president welcomed a group of veterans and caregivers.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Wednesday, the 6th day of June, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: I’m Kent Covington. And today is Washington Wednesday.
Trump would fight subpoena » President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani says he’s trying to talk the president out of speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller in his ongoing Russia probe.