Live—from the campus of Hillsdale College in beautiful Hillsdale Michigan— this is Scot Bertram in for Steve on the Steve Gruber Show for
–Friday, May 26th 2023—
—Here are 3 big things you need to know—
One — President Biden says he believes there will be an agreement made to raise the debt ceiling.  Speaking from the White House rose garden, the president said talks between his administration and Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s team have made progress.  He emphasized the negotiations are about outlines of what the budget will look like not about default.  

Two—  Governor Whitmer has signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding with Australia. The original M-O-U was signed in October 2018 for work on new auto and road technologies that enhance mobility. The new agreement includes exchanging best practices for workforce development and skilled trades; sharing information on science, technology, regulations and policies; and co-hosting workshops.


Three — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a “near-normal” 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.  The official government forecast calls for 12 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes and one to four major hurricanes of Category 3 or higher.