Trump’s first actions as POTUS, lingering conflicts of interest

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Guests: Edward-Issac Dovere, Ross Baker, Jim Zarroli

Donald Trump has been President for a mere few days, but he’s already signed a slew of executive orders. These include withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, banning funding for abortions abroad, and freezing federal hires.  Today, Chief Washington correspondent for POLITICO, EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE, breaks down what Trump has done thus far as commander-in-chief.  We’ll also be joined by ROSS BAKER, professor of political science at Rutgers University, to discuss how Trump’s actions will play out in congress. Then, we’ll talk with NPR’s JIM ZARROLI about the actions Trump has, and hasn’t, made in eliminating his conflicts of interest.

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