Perspectives on White House and Capitol Hill news

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Guests: John Brabender, Chris Coons

From allegations of a Trump-Russia connection, to the scramble to repeal Obamacare, to Trump’s first Congressional address – there’s been a lot of news from the White House and Capitol Hill.  This hour, we’re getting two perspectives on some what’s been happening in Washington. We’ll hear from Republican strategist JOHN BRABENDER about how Republicans are reacting to the Russia story and how the GOP is getting along with White House. Then, U.S. Senator CHRIS COONS, a Democrat from Delaware, comes in to talk about the Democrats strategy for handling the Trump presidency, the investigations into Russian election meddling, the upcoming vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, and what’s next for Obamacare.

 

Reading List

Huffington Post: White House Spokeswoman Walks Back Trump Wiretapping Claims

The Washington Post: How hard is it to get an intelligence wiretap? Pretty hard.

The New York Times: Trump, Offering No Evidence, Says Obama Tapped His Phones

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