Congressman, Stoneman Douglas High School, House Democratic Caucus discussed on WJR Programming


This is the great voice of the Great Lakes. News talk seven sixty WJR Detroit. Twenty six degrees at seven o'clock. Good evening, everyone. I'm Marie Osborne. Services are set for the funeral of former congressman John Dingell in Washington. They will be tomorrow. A mass will be held at holy trinity Catholic church at ten thirty. The event is open to the public. Speakers include former President Bill Clinton, Steny Hoyer, John bainer and congressman John Lewis and Fred Upton burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday at nine AM. They're gearing up for a vote on a budget measure that includes border security funding and could head off a government shutdown by the end of the week House Democratic caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries says he expects Democrats will embrace the Bill with one unified voice. I expected that will be strong support in all of the ideological quarters of the House Democratic caucus with respect to this legislation. Don't let. Perfect. Be the enemy of good. That's Republican Representative Tom Reid who serves on the House Ways and means committee. I encourage my colleagues to recognize when you can get seventy five percent. Eighty percent of the love take it take. Yes. For an answer. The Bill provides far less than President Trump wanted for his border wall or border barrier. Let it also removes a cap that the Democrats wanted on the number of detentions, Linda Kenyon, Capitol Hill. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary since seventeen students and staffers were shot and killed at parkland, Florida, high school former stoneman Douglas student David Hogg now is taken on a role nationally as a vocal advocate for gun law reform, it's an absolute roller coaster. But I think essentially from that day onward reason why I went on folks. Life leading up to that point. I felt like emotions I had felt like my sister. I've felt empathy for my sister because at school that day she lost four friends school administrators around the country are turning to software to try to protect kids in the classroom for mass shootings. The software uses an algorithm to flag social media for warning signs. Especially intriguing given the disturbing posts by the gunman who killed seventeen people at Florida's stoneman Douglas high school a year ago. The Bristol public school system in Connecticut. For instance, pays about two dollars per student per year for social sentinel, which searches for words, even emojis that suggest violence the company says while serving thousands of schools in thirty five states it's detected more than a dozen situations that weren't false alarms, including several suicide threats on Jan Johnson. General Motors an Amazon teaming up to a..

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