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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Thursday 3/30/2017



Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned Sanctuary Cities around the country that there will be consequences if they refuse to enforce federal law when it comes to immigration policy. Meanwhile, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says that Chicago will always be a “welcoming city.” Fox News Anchor Gregg Jarrett told Dan and Amy that the law is on the Trump administration’s side when it comes withholding money from cities who refuse to enforce federal law:


Heath care reform might not be dead after all! Sources say there could be another attempt at repealing and replacing ObamaCare in April or May. Tim Carney from the Washington Examiner joined Dan and Amy to talk about what the next step of the process could end up looking like:


Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams was one of the first people to jump on the Trump Train early in the Presidential campaign. He joined Dan and Amy to share his reaction to President Trump’s first couple of months in office:


Governor Bruce Rauner has released his first re-election campaign ad. Duct tape is involved.


Sorry everybody, but according to Michael Miner at the Chicago Reader, “If your community news is slanted, Dan Proft may be to blame.”


In 1997, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 had 6,710 students and spent $86.1 million in local property tax dollars, adjusted for inflation. In 2015, it had 7,139 students– a six percent enrollment increase. And it spent $96.1 million in local taxes– 12 percent more than in 1997.


Over the past two decades, Wheaton-Warrenville Unit School District 200 local property tax spending has risen 30 percent, while district enrollment has fallen eight percent. That’s according to an analysis of school spending reports by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which publishes DuPage Policy Journal.


Glen Ellyn School District 41’s school superintendent has taken responsibility for giving the email addresses of school parents to a local political advocacy group. After numerous inquiries from school board members and village trustees, Paul Gordon, District 41 school superintendent, acknowledged late Thursday that he released all community email addresses the district had to 41 Forward for Kids, which is supporting a referendum to borrow $24.2 million.


Devin Nunes Has Absolutely No Reason To Recuse Himself by David Harsanyi at The Federalist.


Devin Nunes Should Step Down as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee by David French at National Review.


Meanwhile, Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas, who served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia for the Obama administration appeared to admit that they spied on President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”