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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 8: The Troubles Of Trump

“Feels like every time I get back on my feet, she come around and knock me down again.”

Party Politics hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus
Party Politics hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus

On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus bring you these hot topics in political news:

  • President Trump’s first foreign trip
  • The War on Drugs finds a new front: Attorney General Jeff Sessions v. Senator Kamala Harris on the decriminalization of cannabis
  • The White House threatens to end daily press briefings
  • Can you smell what “The Rock” is cooking? Will Dwayne Johnson win over Trump in 2020? Survey says…maybe!

Then the profs delineate Trump’s troubles: firing FBI Director James Comey, Comey’s notes coming to light, leaking intelligence to Russians, and the forming of a special counsel – headed by former FBI Director Robert Mueller – to look into these issues. By the way, don’t forget to listen to our weekly Texas-centered episodes, too!

Party Politics is produced by Dacia ClayEdel Howlin and Laura Lucas. Our audio engineer is Todd Hulslander

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