Jan 23, 2017

01/23/2017: Trump’s first day of work

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It's Donald Trump's first work day as president, and it was a busy one. He met with a number of business leaders to talk trade, and pledged to cut down on regulation by 75 percent. We'll look at what that means,get a farmer's take on the Trump administration and take a look at our trade relationships with China and the U.K.. Plus, a conversation with the CEO of Equinox. 

Segments From this episode

What the Equinox CEO knew about lifestyle branding before the rest of us

Jan 23, 2017
Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak used to have to "defend against whether the gym business was a fad business." His fitness empire includes fitness clubs and Soul Cycle.
BFA for Equinox

Britain seeks U.S. help on trade

Jan 23, 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May wants a bilateral trade deal with America.
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a speech on the government's plans for Brexit at Lancaster House in London on January 17, 2017. 
KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH/AFP/Getty Images

President Donald Trump says he can cut regulations by 75 percent

Jan 23, 2017
A look at Donald Trump's first Monday as President of the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump leads a meeting with invited business leaders, members of his staff and Vice President Mike Pence in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Business leaders included Elon Musk of SpaceX, Wendell Weeks of Corning, Mark Sutton of International Paper, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical, Alex Gorsky of Johnston & Johnson and others. 

 
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Corn farmers looking ahead with 'nervous anticipation'

Jan 23, 2017
Corn farmer Keith Alverson says he and his peers are cautiously optimistic.
A corn field in South Dakota.
Lars Plougmann/Flickr

China bids to become global leader on free trade

Jan 23, 2017
With the U.S. withdrawing from the TPP, what will China do?

Dippin' Dots attempts a fresh start with Sean Spicer

Jan 23, 2017
The White House Press Secretary tweeted his harsh critique of the company for years.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. 
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Possible changes to Medicaid

Jan 23, 2017
Block grants to states could mean big cuts.

It’s Donald Trump’s first work day as president, and it was a busy one. He met with a number of business leaders to talk trade, and pledged to cut down on regulation by 75 percent. We’ll look at what that means,get a farmer’s take on the Trump administration and take a look at our trade relationships with China and the U.K.. Plus, a conversation with the CEO of Equinox. 

Music from the episode

Hate It Or Love It The Game, 50 Cent
1901 Phoenix
Sugar April March