Jeff Schapiro joins WCVE's Saraya Wintersmith for this week's political analysis. Topics this week focus on court cases involving redistricting, Denver Riggleman's exit from the gubernatorial race, and the unveiling of Trump's budget plan.
Andrew Foldenaur from RBC Wealth Management joins WCVE's Dan Rosenthal for this week's financial analysis in the wake of promising job numbers.
Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist and 88.9 WCVE’s Political Analyst Jeff Schapiro speaks with WCVE News Director Craig Carper about the week in Virginia politics including:
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management joins 88.9 WCVE’s Dan Rosenthal for our weekly financial analysis. Among the topics this week - markets were volatile last week in the current political climate, the Dow closed over 21,000 in the fastest 2,000 point increase ever, and the anticipation of the jobs report due out this week.
Trump uses Virginia, a state he didn’t carry, as a backdrop for his proposed military buildup. On Thursday (3/2), Trump visits Newport News Shipbuilding, one of the state’s biggest manufacturers; among its biggest employers and one likely to prosper under Trump’s call for a 10 percent increase in the Pentagon budget.
Democratic congressman whose district includes shipyard, Bobby Scott, welcomes the proposed buildup as jobs-generator, but objects to financing Defense Department with cuts in human services.