Politics Monday

  • March 13, 2017  

    The Congressional Budget Office numbers are out on the Republican health bill. What’s the political impact? Judy Woodruff talks with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about the difficulties of selling the American Health Care Act, plus the lack of evidence to back up President Trump’s tweet allegation of being wiretapped by President Obama. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2017  

    Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join John Yang to discuss the origin of and fallout from President Trump’s recent wiretap accusations, as well as how Republican lawmakers and President Trump will have to work to pass a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2017  

    Tom Perez was elected as the new head of the Democratic National Committee over the weekend. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to talk about President Trump’s budget blueprint, why the Democrats need to figure out how to win elections from the bottom up, plus voter reactions to the Trump administration so far. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2017  

    We’re one month into the Trump administration, and the president has been touting his accomplishments. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss what he’s gotten done so far, as well as the perceptions of his White House and his own messaging, plus what to make of the anti-Trump movement so far. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2017  

    In recent weeks, several members of President Trump’s administration have come under scrutiny for potentially not measuring up in their new roles. Judy Woodruff sits down with NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report to discuss the latest on Michael Flynn, if the president likes keeping his staff on edge and whether the focus on personnel is obstructing policy progress. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2017  

    Little more than two weeks into President Trump’s administration, there are reports of early struggles behind the scenes for the president and his staff. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, NPR’s Tamara Keith and Glenn Thrush of The New York Times join John Yang to discuss the inner workings of the White House and the lag in hiring and confirmations for the Trump administration.
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  • January 30, 2017  

    President Donald Trump had promised a crackdown on immigration on the campaign trail. Now he’s done it, following through with a ban on refugees that was popular with his supporters. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the political effects of the president’s executive order restricting immigration and more. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2017  

    It was a weekend of conflict over facts between the Trump administration and the news media. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, Tamara Keith of NPR and Reuters’ Jeff Mason, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, join Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s tense relationship with the press and more. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2017  

    Tamara Keith of NPR and Susan Page of USA Today join Judy Woodruff to discuss what to expect from Donald Trump’s inauguration, a war of words between the president-elect and civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis, a growing inauguration boycott by Democrats and pushback by the African American community and Mr. Trump’s pledge for health care coverage for everyone. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2017  

    What should Americans expect from this week of Trump Cabinet confirmation hearings? Judy Woodruff speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the forthcoming “information overload,” Democrats’ lack of leverage in opposing nominees, Meryl Streep’s political message at the Golden Globes, plus the stakes and expectations for President Obama’s farewell address. Continue reading