TRNS Interviews: Gary Johnson

TRNS Bureau Chief Ellen Ratner interviews 2012 Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Johnson, the former Governor of New Mexico, says he’ll campaign on a message of fiscal responsibility, and says the first thing he would do to put the nation on a path toward a balanced budget would be to cut spending on Medicare, Medicaid and defense. Click the “Listen” link to hear the entire interview! (12:23)

Listen

Ellen Ratner
Ellen Ratner is the White House Correspondent and Bureau Chief for The Talk Radio News Service, covering the White House and providing exclusive reports to talk radio stations from the Congress and government agencies. In addition, she is a credentialed reporter at the United Nations in New York where Talk Radio News Service has a bureau. Ms. Ratner is a news analyst on The Fox News Channel where she is currently seen on “The Strategy Room” and is heard on over 400 radio stations across the United States. She was the only talk show host granted two interviews with President Bill Clinton. Ms. Ratner helped to develop the concept of “radio rows” with the first large one held at the White House in 1993. In addition, she has trained many groups in use of radio, television and Internet media. Her latest book, Ready, Set, Talk! A Guide to Getting Your Message Heard by Millions on Talk Radio, Talk Television, and Talk Internet, was published in July 2006. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Ratner graduated from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She earned a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University. Follow Ellen on Twitter @ellenratner

Lerner Looked Into Prosecuting Tea Party Groups

New documents show that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner consulted with government lawyers on possible charges against conservative groups that had sought tax-exempt status.

Poll: Uninsured Rate Lower In States Allowing Obamacare

21 states, and the District of Columbia, have embraced Obamacare.

Poll: Huckabee Tops GOP Field In Iowa

Despite Huckabee’s early lead, 23.8 percent said that they are still undecided.

Reps. Royce, Engel To Lead House Delegation To Ukraine

The trip is in an effort to “access the effect of ongoing U.S. efforts to support Ukraine.”

Bloomberg: “I Have Earned My Place In Heaven”

“When I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed,” he said. “I am heading straight in.”

The Middle Class Is Not “Normal”

Letting working people back into the middle class starts with taxing the rich. The time is long past due for us to roll back the Reagan tax cuts.