This morning, Congressman Randy Hultgren joined us for our monthly get-together. Lots of things are going on in Washington besides the political intrigue, so we covered a variety of topics.

Sure, we could have spent the whole time on Russian intrigue, emails, anonymous sources, etc. Instead, we got into the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, help for veterans dealing with the Veterans Administration, a record number of appointments to service academies, and STEM scholars: