Mountain Morning Show

The Mountain Morning Show with Mike Casey and Allie Hartwick.

Three Things You Need to Know on January 16th

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote in Parliament today, the day after her plan for Brexit was overwhelmingly defeated. If May wins the vote, she'll have to come up with another plan for the UK to leave the European Union. If she loses, Parliament will have just two weeks...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 14th

There are no votes scheduled in Congress today aimed at ending the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The shutdown of about a quarter of the federal government is now on Day 24 and there are no signs of it ending. There are no meetings between President Trump and Democratic leaders on...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 11th

Today is the 21st day of the partial government shutdown. Roughly 800-thousand government workers are still affected, and today would have been pay day. There is no end in sight as Republicans and Democrats continue fighting over border security. The House passed bills yesterday to reopen the...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 10th

Federal workers are planning a rally outside the White House today on the 20th day of the partial government shutdown. Around 800-thousand federal employees are either working without pay or are furloughed. Members of Congress are expected to speak and workers will talk about how the shutdown is...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 9th

President Trump gave his first Oval Office address last night. During the address, Trump made another pitch for a wall on the southern border and blamed Democrats for the partial government shutdown, saying they are refusing to fund border security. President Trump and congressional leaders are...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 8th

The White House says the IRS will issue tax refunds even if the government is shut down when they're due to go out. During past shutdowns, the IRS collected tax returns, but wouldn't dole out refunds until after the government was running again. The government shutdown is in its 18th day and shows...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 7th

The partial government shutdown is now the third-longest in U.S. history. Today is Day 17 of the shutdown while President Trump continues to insist on more than five-billion dollars for border wall. Democratic leaders wants on legislation to re-open the government before they'll talk about money...
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Three Things You Need to Know on December 19th

A landmark criminal justice reform bill has cleared the Senate. The First Step Act passed overwhelmingly Tuesday, and leaders in the House say they will take up the bill this week. President Trump is a supporter of the bipartisan measure. The bill expands job training and other prison programs...
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Three Things You Need to Know on December 18th

Michael Flynn, President Trump's first National Security Advisor, will be sentenced today for lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia's U.S. ambassador during the presidential transition. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no prison time for Flynn because of his cooperation in the...
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Three Things You Need to Know on December 17th

This weekend, a federal judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Government officials say the ACA will be appealed through higher courts. People covered under the ACA do not need to worry about coverage now, the law remains in place while the appeal process plays out. There is...
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