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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Monday 7/17/2017


Evergreen State College in Washington has been the subject of outrage ever since one of its professors, Bret Weinstein, was driven from campus for rejecting progressive student activist demands to remove white people from the campus in a “Day of Absence.” Addressing the school’s Board of Trustees this Wednesday, Weinstein and student speakers spoke out on the issue. Peter Wood with the National Association of Scholars joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the situation at Evergreen State and higher education in general:


Donald Trump attorney Jay Sekulow made the Sunday Talk show rounds. He says that there has been no evidence presented that any crime was committed by the Trump campaign during the Presidential race by meeting with a Russian lawyer for “opposition research.” Former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will be in Chicago for an event later this week. He joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the latest news in the Russia investigation and comments from the Trump legal team:


Joe Trippi is a Democratic political strategist and author of “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” He joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the latest twists and turns in the Russia story as well as the Senate debate over health care reform.


Illinois has a budget. But school starts in a month and there’s no method of funding education. That’s because the spending plan lawmakers enacted this month over Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes includes a requirement that school funding be distributed through a new method. But that method isn’t law yet and Rauner has promised to veto it.


Jamie Dimon Goes Off: The J.P. Morgan CEO savages Washington’s anti-growth culture.


Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner is the latest celebrity to reveal she has considered launching a run for Senate, telling radio host John Catsimatidis she is in the process of determining her future in activism and politics. A decision could come in less than a year.