The President’s travel ban, then the Road ahead for the auto industry

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Guests: Peter Spiro, Sonari Glinton, Dan Neil

We start off the hour with a response to the President’s actions this weekend initiating a temporary travel ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Temple law professor PETER SPIRO walks us through the legal battle ahead. Then, the auto industry has been booming in recent years.  Sales have been steadily climbing — 2016 broke records with 17.5 million new cars sold.  This hour, we talk with NPR business correspondent SONARI GLINTON about the health of the auto industry and what rocky relations with Mexico might mean for automakers’ bottom line. We’ll also examine whether Obama’s fuel economy rules can hold up to the Trump administration and discuss the latest emission cheating scandals.  Then, we’ll turn to automotive journalist DAN NEIL, with the Wall Street Journal, for a look at the best new cars, the hottest trends and what Americans are buying.

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