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Party Politics, Ep. 60: Can President Trump Pardon Himself?

Brandon and Jay talk about what the U.S. Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision means for religious refusal laws in Texas

President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

On Party Politics this week, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus are going to catch you up on the week’s political news:

Texas:

  • George P. Bush and “doctored report”
  • Texas leads in removing Confederate symbols
  • Gov. Greg Abbott fallout from school safety/guns plan
  • Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel: one-on-one

National:

  • Can President Trump pardon himself?
  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering
  • California primaries
  • President Donald Trump cancels Eagles’ White House celebration a day before the visit

Brandon and Jay talk about what the U.S. Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision means for religious refusal laws in Texas.

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Party Politics is produced by Don Geraci, audio engineer is Todd Hulslander and our digital editors are Matt Prendergast and Giselle Bueno.

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