NPR's David Welna on President Trump and National Security

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David Welna (Photo: Doby Photography/NPR)

As a correspondent for NPR, David Welna has covered everything from the U.S. Congress, to struggling Midwestern farmers, to the CIA's torture program. He currently serves as NPR’s national security correspondent. Welna joins us to discuss his three-decade career in public radio, including what he saw on his recent visit to the Guantanamo Bay prison. We'll also get his take on the national security implications of President Trump's immigration ban and his decision to put chief strategist Steve Bannon on the National Security Council.


David Welna, national security correspondent, NPR