Will Wall Street Become Less of an Issue in a Trump-Clinton Race?
We begin with the big victories for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in New York and assess whether they point towards a Clinton – Trump race in the general election and speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning senior reporter for ProPublicaÂ Jesse EisingerÂ who covers Wall Street and finance and writes a regular column for The New York Timesâ€™s Dealbook section. We discuss how much the focus on Wall Street in the Sanders-Clinton debate may have influenced the outcome and whether in the general election reforming Wall Street might become less of an issue while Donald Trump, assuming he wins the Republican nomination, could himself become the issue in the fall campaign.
Saudi Arabia's Internal Powder Keg
Then we will examine the apparent snub that President Obama received from the Saudi king who sent a minor official to greet Air Force One when Obama arrived in Riyadh today for a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting. Dr. Alon Ben Meir, a professor and Senior Fellow at New York Universityâ€™s Center for Global Affairs joins us to discuss his article at The Huffington Post â€œSaudi Arabia – A Kingdom in Retreatâ€ and the many current tensions between the U.S. and the Saudi ruling family who are critical of U.S. policies in the region but seem incapable of dealing with the kingdomâ€™s own internal powder keg of a restive young population waiting for their “Arab Springâ€.
The Dead President's Shuffle With Jackson Out and Hamilton Still In
Then finally, with todayâ€™s announcement by the Secretary of the Treasury of changes to the $5, $10 and $20 bills, we will speak withÂ David ReynoldsÂ a distinguished professor of American Studies at City University of New Yorkâ€™s Graduate Center and author of â€œWalking Giant: America in the Age of Jacksonâ€. We discuss Jacksonâ€™s replacement on the $20 bill by the first non-president and a woman, the abolitionist Harriet Tubman, and Alexander Hamiltonâ€™s reprieve in remaining on the face of the $10 bill.
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