Jessica Ditto, Gavin Clarkson, and Fisher House on The Larry O’Connor Show 11.30.18


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Trump signs trade deal with Mexico, Canada as pact faces Democratic opposition in Congress (Fox News)

President Trump, his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have officially signed the replacement to NAFTA, in the wake of the Trump administration enacting tariffs on steel and aluminum products from Canada and Mexico, which sparked retaliatory tariffs and negotiations with the two countries.

The new deal, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), was signed between the nations on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina.

But it still faces an uphill battle in Congress, with some top Democrats in the House and Senate saying they are not convinced the new agreement is good enough for America. [Read More]

Couple forced to prove that New Mexico is a state while applying for marriage license (lcsun-news)

Gavin Clarkson, a recent candidate for New Mexico secretary of state, experienced a one-of-our-50-is-missing moment earlier this month when applying for a marriage license in the nation’s capital.

Clarkson, who lives in Las Cruces, and his then-fiancée visited the District of Columbia Courts Marriage Bureau on Nov. 20 to apply for a marriage license.

But, once there, the couple encountered a small problem, Clarkson said. The clerk wouldn’t accept Clarkson’s driver’s license — from New Mexico — as proof of his identity. Rather, the clerk, who mistakenly believed Clarkson was a foreign citizen — said he would have to provide an international passport to get the marriage license. [Read More]

Fisher House Radiothon

WMAL listeners have generously contributed millions of dollars to the Fisher House Foundation to help build houses for the families of our injured veterans as they return home for treatment. Group homes at Bethesda, Walter Reed, the VA, Dover AFB, and more than 50 locations across the country provide a comfortable place for loved
ones to live while remaining close to their injured family member.

Once again, WMAL and the Fisher House Foundation are hosting the annual Fisher House Radiothon.

This year’s special Radiothon event can be heard on WMAL all day Friday, November 30th and all day Saturday, December 1st, and will conclude with a special live broadcast from 4pm-7pm on Saturday, December 1st. You’ll hear inspiring stories from the families who have benefited from your kindness in the past. [Read More]

 

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