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FULL EPISODE: Trump administration rolls out merit-based immigration proposal, United States reaches deal with Canada and Mexico on tariffs
May 17, 2019
After the Trump administration reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum being shipped to the United States, the panelists discussed if the move could jolt the negotiations to end the trade war between the U.S. and China. The show’s conversation also turned to President Donald Trump’s new merit-based immigration proposal, the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and the Republican-led state legislature’s recent passing of a near-total ban on abortion.
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Latest foreign policy developments, Trump administration introduces new health care proposals
May 10, 2019
The panelists discussed the administration's new sanctions on Iran and the move to nominate Patrick Shanahan as the country's new defense secretary. The group also recapped President Trump's new calls to lower prescription drug costs.
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Fallout from the Mueller report continues, tariffs rise after U.S. and China fail to reach trade deal
May 10, 2019
The panelists discussed President Donald Trump's move to assert executive privilege over the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as some Democratic leaders declare that the country is in a "constitutional crisis." Plus, the conversation turned to the ongoing trade battle between China and the United States after the two countries failed to reach a trade deal.
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Attorney General William Barr under fire, tensions escalate between Congress and the White House
May 3, 2019
As tensions between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill continue to escalate over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, the panelists recapped Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, along with the impact of a recently released letter from the special counsel to the attorney general. The conversation also turned to discussing if the White House would allow Mueller and McGahn to testify to Congress.
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Synagogue shooting: What can be done to stop the attacks?
May 3, 2019
After a gunman killed one person and injured three others at a California synagogue last week, the panelists discussed what was behind the shooting and what is being done to stop gun violence.
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A standoff over congressional oversight, former vice president Joe Biden joins the 2020 race
April 26, 2019
High-stakes showdown.
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Recapping the 'She the People' forum
April 26, 2019
The 2020 conversation continues.
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The end of the special counsel’s investigation, but the start of a political war
April 19, 2019
After the release of Mueller’s report this week, the panelists discussed what the report reveals, the questions it raises, and the impact it may have on the Trump presidency.
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What did we learn from the Mueller report?
April 19, 2019
The panelists continued the conversation from the show, further discussing what we did and didn’t learn from the release of the Mueller report.
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