Today on the show:

  • Chuck Todd, the moderator of Meet the Press, host of Meet the Press Daily on MSNBC, and the political director for NBC news, called in to talk about the split in the house over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s alleged anti-Semitic remarks about Israel.
  • In light of a New Yorker story on the close collaboration between President Donald Trump and Fox News, Democrats have spoken out against the station hosting any presidential debates. We opened the lines to hear if our listeners think this is the right decision.
  • Mike Astrue, the commissioner of the Social Security Administration from 2007 to 2013, explained the 25th Amendment. He also served as associate counsel to the president of the United States at the White House during the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations.
  • Andrea Cabral, former Suffolk County sheriff, former secretary of public safety, and CEO of Ascend, discussed the revelation that Michael Cohen allegedly lied during his recent testimony about asking for a pardon from the president.
  • Sue O’Connell, co-publisher of Bay Windows and The South End News, and host of NECN’s The Take with Sue O’Connell, talked about the recent confirmation of a judge who interned at an anti-LGBTQ group.
  • Paul Reville, former secretary of education and a professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education where he also runs the Education Redesign Lab, talked about why it is taking so long for the Boston Public School system to find a new superintendent.
  • Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be proposing a reduction of the speed limit in Boston neighborhoods to 20 mph today. We went to the phones to hear if our listeners think this proposal will prevent accidents or create more.
  • Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, discussed the latest news on Trump's border wall emergency. Noorani's latest book is "There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration."