Grand Jury In Russia Investigation, Privatizing Infrastructure, The Best Fair Food

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A grand jury has been impaneled by special counsel Robert Mueller, in the investigation into possible ties between the president and Russia. We get the details. President Trump’s infrastructure proposal includes $800 billion of private investment. We explore why Wall Street firms already have billions invested in roads and utilities and discuss the concerns it raises. And, food at the state and county fair is a yearly treat, but it’s possible to make at home! Our guest shares tips on recreating some of our favorite indulgences.

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  • In Russia Investigation, Mueller Calls On Grand Jury, But What Does That Mean?

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who’s been tasked with investigating potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, has impaneled a grand jury in Washington. A reporter breaks down what that means, and where the investigation may be going from here.

  • Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships On The Rise

    The White House’s budget request for infrastructure spending involves leveraging $800 billion of private investment. We explore public-private partnerships, why Wall Street firms already have billions invested in roads and utilities, and whether such agreements are worth the initial savings in the long run.

  • Food Friday: Making Favorite Fair Foods At Home!

    It’s county and state fair season, which means deep-friend goodness and cream puffs galore. But if you can’t make it to the fair, or want a little spark of summer during the doldrums of winter, why not try your hand at making some of these treats at home? In this edition of Food Friday, a guest chef shares tips and recipes for making blue-ribbon winning fair dishes in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Matt Zapotosky Guest
  • Rebecca Burns Guest
  • George Geary Guest

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