The threat from North Korea: a diplomat's perspective on what's changed and what hasn't, then, shifting notions on tax payer money for religious institutions and the separation between church and state.
David Wessel of the Brookings Institution on interest rates, job prospects and the White House budget proposal and Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post on the many conspiracy theories coming from the White House and why they matter.
And in our “From the Archives” segment this week: more on conspiracies theories. In 2011, Diane interviewed author Jonathan Kay about his book “Among the Truthers”. Hear what Kay has to say about the rise of conspiracy theorists – and where Donald Trump fits in.
- David Wessel director, Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution; author of "Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget."
- Catherine Rampell opinion columnist, The Washington Post
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