Confronting Trump

President Trump. A lot of people are still horrified by those two words.

This week marks 100 days in office for the Trump Administration. The avalanche of executive orders and random tweets coming out of the White House has kept an awful lot of people busy. On this edition, we take a look at how well the checks & balances are holding up, and how well the opposition movement is doing.

The show aired on FM News 101 KXL Portland, April 23, 3 p.m. Download the podcast on Soundcloud,  iTunes and Google Play. Check back to find a list of other stations carrying the show or to

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Lawrence Pintak is an award-winning journalist and scholar. He is a former CBS News Middle East correspondent and was founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University (2009-2016). He was named a Fellow of the Society by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2017 for "outstanding service to the profession of journalism" around the world. Pintak is a contributor to, The Daily Beast, and other outlets. Read his articles at His books include Reflections in a Bloodshot Lens: America, Islam & The War of Ideas; Islam for Journalists (co-editor); The New Arab Journalist; and Seeds of Hate: How America’s Flawed Middle East Policy Ignited the Jihad. He holds a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales, Trinity St. David. Follow him on Twitter @LPintak.

One thought on “Confronting Trump

  1. Larry, good luck with the new show. I’m now 80 and retired in Panama City Beach, FL. As a result of my previous employment etc, current events won’t leave me alone. Hell, if they did, I’d probably be dead of boredom. Charles Krohn


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