Kent Covington

Friday news: April 13, 2018

U.S. response to Syria » President Trump says he continues to meet with his advisors to determine if or how the U.S. will take military action against the Syrian government.

Thursday morning news: April 12, 2018

Ryan won’t seek reelection » House Speaker Paul Ryan dropped a bombshell on Washington yesterday. The speaker announced that he’ll retire from Congress when his current term is finished in January.

Washington Wednesday: Border security

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Wednesday the tenth of April. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington and today is Washington Wednesday.

Monday morning news: April 9, 2018

Syrian chemical attack » An apparent chemical weapons attack has killed at least 40 people in Syria.

Friday morning news: April 6, 2018

Trump on immigration and border » President Trump was in West Virginia on Thursday for a roundtable discussion on tax reform but much of the president’s focus in remarks yesterday was on the need for immigration reform.

Thursday morning news: April 5, 2018

U.S.-China trade latest » China continues to hit back on trade. Following a Monday tariffs announcement, yesterday China proposed a tariff hike on $50 billion of U.S. goods.

Washington Wednesday: Cabinet turnover

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Wednesday, April 4th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. And today is Washington Wednesday. 

Thursday morning news: March 29, 2018

Shulkin out at VA » President Trump has fired Veteran’s Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.

Washington Wednesday: Omnibus winners and losers

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Wednesday, March 28th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington and today is Washington Wednesday. $1.3 trillion … that’s the price tag on a new spending bill Congress sent to President Trump’s desk last Friday....

Monday morning news: March 26, 2018

Spending bill » President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill into law over the weekend, which averted a government shutdown but is expected to increase the deficit by $300 billion. On Sunday, the White House defended his decision to sign the bill, noting it wasn’t the president’s first choice.