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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Friday 4/21/2017

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ISIS has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack in Paris. The attacker opened fire on a police van on the avenue before being killed. One police officer was killed and two others seriously injured when a gunman with an automatic weapon opened fire. Officers shot and killed the assailant. The attack comes just as voters in France are heading to the polls. Dan and Amy got reaction to the attack from Lt. Col Jeff Addicott, a former Army JAG officer and director of the Center for terrorism law:

 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the Trump administration plans to release a “major tax reform” plan “very soon.” This comes at the same time President Trump said that there could be a deal on healthcare soon. Fox News Contributor and former Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes joined Dan and Amy with reaction:

 

Colorado Congressman Ken Buck joined Dan and Amy to talk health care reform, tax reform and his new book “Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse Than You Think”

 

A new ordinance that is being debated in City Council committee would require city departments to notify every aldermen about any business license applications or renewals filed in their ward. The alderman could then veto any application for any reason as long as they provided what that reason was. If this is allowed to pass, it would make Chicago aldermen even bigger despots in their individual wards. Faisal Khan, the former former Legislative Inspector General of the Chicago City Council and current CEO of the watchdog group Project Six joined Dan and Amy to talk about the ordinance:

 

Cliff May the President of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies also joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the terrorist attack in Paris:

 

Bill O’Reilly’s forced exit from Fox News is netting him a payout of up to $25 million. The former Fox News anchor inked a new four-year contract last month guaranteeing he make that much annually, according to a person with knowledge of that deal. The contract did allow Fox to fire him in general if controversy was harming the network, the person added.

 

David French in National Review wrote about the defense of Bill O’Reilly being a sign of Conservative-celebrity culture, something normally associated with the left.

 

Two childhood sweethearts recently got engaged at a Texas Chick-fil-A. Sarah Lloyd and Nick Stanford, who both have Down syndrome, met when they were 3 years old, the  station reported. Although they later moved far away from each other, they remained in love, and Stanford decided to propose to Lloyd.

 

Peter Singer: Sexually Assaulting Mentally Disabled People Isn’t That Bad Because They Can’t Comprehend It.