This week, the mental gymnastics rational Republicans undertake in defending President Trump’s conduct with Ukraine. Plus, why recent polling in swing states shows Trump is in a better position for reelection than a lot of people think.
The U.S. economy is entering the longest expansion in U.S. history. But, it could be getting long in the tooth. The economic turmoil and relentless uncertainty of Trump’s mercurial trade policies are making businesses more reluctant to expand. The New York Times’ Neil Irwin joins us to talk about whether this all adds up to a recession on the horizon. … Read More
Jeffrey Epstein has long been a political hot potato. His relationships with powerful political figures, including Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, has long fed partisan conspiracy theories. Both sides are certain the other was mixed up in his crimes. Epstein’s death this weekend had the fringes of the right convinced that the Clinton’s were behind it. To a lesser extent … Read More