Mar 29, 2018

03/29/2018: Trump pushes his stalled infrastructure plan

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(U.S. Edition) President Trump will speak in Ohio later today to tout his infrastructure plan, which had been delayed in recent weeks. On today's show, we'll look at what we can expect to hear from him. Afterwards, we'll discuss how…

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Puerto Rico austerity plan faces hurdles

Mar 29, 2018
Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s governor is pushing an austerity plan he hopes will turn things around in the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth. He reckons the plan would allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to pay back half of the principal…

(U.S. Edition) President Trump will speak in Ohio later today to tout his infrastructure plan, which had been delayed in recent weeks. On today’s show, we’ll look at what we can expect to hear from him. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how Puerto Rico’s governor plans to tackle the island’s debt — which will include some painful cuts. Afterwards, we’ll hear from Georgetown University professor Bill Brown on how sanctions might actually help develop North Korea. 

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