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​​​​​​Date:         July 21, 2017
Host:         Jim Schneider
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​This week the 'Round-Up' looked at these and other news stories:


--Senator John McCain diagnosed with a very aggressive form of brain cancer.
--After holding the job for six months, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer
resigns.
--Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no immediate plans to resign after President
Trump criticized him for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian
meddling in the U.S. political campaign.
--President Trump tells GOP senators at the White House that they should cancel
their August recess and not leave town until they've acted to repeal Obamacare.
--President Trump's administration has so far eliminated 16 old rules for every
new one rule.
--A Clinton Foundation witness has been found dead.
--More than 8 months after Hillary Clinton's presidential loss, there's been a new
batch of documents showing numerous instances of Clinton Foundation donors
receiving favors from the State Department.
--The U.S. Postal Service violated federal law by letting employees do union
funded work for Hillary Clinton's campaign and other Democrat candidates while
on leave from the agency.
--Former President Obama's army of community organizing thugs show no sign of
slowing down efforts to protect the Obama policy legacy and undermine the Trump
administration.
--Judge David Nye, President Donald Trump's first nominee for the U.S. District
Court, was unanimously confirmed July 12th.
--The Senate has confirmed John K. Bush for a lifetime seat in the 6th Circuit
Court of Appeals.
--Albuquerque Tea Party wins 8 year battle with the IRS.
--No sooner did pro-life Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put forward a new
idea to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood when 3 pro-abortion
Republicans killed the plan.
--Charlie Gard's mom stormed out of court after a new set of hospital scans were
read in the controversial case.
--A U.S. House committee voted this week to approve Charlie Gard as a permanent
U.S. resident but the bill isn't law yet.
--The migrant situation in the European Union has soared so out of control that an
Italian MP is demanding a referendum for Italy voters to decide on whether or
not to stay or exit from the E.U.
--England's first state-funded Muslim secondary school had books found to be
promoting domestic violence and marital rape. It's to be taken over by the
government.
--Federal regulators in Canada have revoked the charity status of an Islamic
organization (ISNA) after an audit uncovered problems including tax receipts
that were issued for donations to a Pakistani group linked to armed militancy.
--Questions remain in the strange death of Justine Damond who was shot by a
Somali-born, Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer.
--Many left-wing progressives and Islamic political groups are distancing
themselves from Linda Sarsour after she called for jihad against President
Trump.
The Crosstalk Radio Talk Show is heard each weekday on over 100 radio outlets across America and worldwide on the Internet. Crosstalk covers the issues that affect our world, our nation, our families and the Christian church from a perspective centered in the Word of God. Whether we discuss the economy, the political scene, the continuing moral collapse of our nation, legislation that affects the family, or the state of evangelicalism, our authority is found in the unchanging standard of the Holy Scriptures. Jim Schneider has worked for over 30 years to bring solid information to the body of Christ.

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