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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 36: What Does The Flynn Guilty Plea Really Mean?

“You start with Whitewater and you end with Lewinsky” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on the Robert Mueller special investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russia

President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn last week pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI.

On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus explore the latest goings-on in Washington and around the world: 

  • President Trump has decided to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 
  • Congressman John Conyers (D-Mich) and Senator Al Franken (D-Minn) are resigning from their positions amid sexual allegations.

  • Time Person of the Year is out and it goes to the women who spoke out on sexual harassment.
  • The entire country of Russia is banned from the Winter Olympics, only Russian athletes that can prove they’re not doping are allowed in.
And finally, Brandon and Jay get into the implications of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. You can subscribe to our weekly Texas-centered episodes too on Apple Podcasts.

Party Politics is produced by Edel Howlin and our audio engineer is Todd Hulslander.  

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