The Tim McKernan Show

Ep. 59 – Gene McNary

The former St. Louis County Executive and INS Commissioner joined Tim in January 2018 to discuss his career, immigration, and shaping St. Louis’ future.   Comparing immigration issues today to George H.W. Bush era Scenario in which Mexico could actually pay for a border wall The lack of objectivity in modern print & television journalism Paradigm shift that Trump took advantage of in the ’16 election How will Trump’s manner impact his Presidential effectiveness Why Gene is at Wash U studying genetics and Medieval history His proposal which would create 9 boroughs in greater St. Louis The efforts he undertook to save the St. Louis Football Cardinals How the County was almost awarded an NBA team in Riverport The important role Steve Stenger plays in regional unification How likely is a City & County merger of some sort in 10 years   Please support our sponsors: The Home Loan Expert, Ryan Kelley James Carlton Agency (State Farm) Gateway Buick GMC Triad Bank   Follow us on Twitter: @McKernanShow   Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/TheTimMcKernanShow   Thanks to Story of the Year for our theme.  Please rate, review, and subscribe so more people discover the pod.  Feedback is welcome:  tmckernan@insidestl.com