Political roundtable with Sabrina Siddiqui and Dick Polman

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from top left to bottom right, Sen. Al Franken, Julian Assange, Rep. Paul Ryan, Roy Moore (Associated Press)

from top left to bottom right, Sen. Al Franken, Julian Assange, Rep. Paul Ryan, Roy Moore (Associated Press)

Guests: Sabrina Siddiqui, Dick Polman

We have a lot of politics to discuss today. The GOP tax plan just passed the House, making Republican’s long-sought after cuts more possible and mark the first big legislative victory of the Trump era. We’ll talk about what’s in the plan, what its effect would be, the likelihood of a similar version passing the Senate, and how that would impact next year’s election. And, we’ll look at the political fallout from the Roy Moore and Al Franken scandals, and if the #metoo moment will continue to shake-up the government. Also – more information has come to light regarding the Trump campaign’s communication with Julian Assange and Wikileaks. Attorney Jeff Sessions testified in a House Judiciary committee hearing last week, where he was heavily questioned about the Trump team’s contacts with the Russian government. We’ll talk about the latest in the ongoing Russia probe that’s been looming over the Trump presidency since last year’s election. SABRINA SIDDIQUI of The Guardian and WHYY’s DICK POLMAN will join us for our political roundtable.

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