Rank #1: The Republican Party's Descent Into the Dark Ages
But in his new, best-selling book Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and The Storming of the Presidency, Businessweek’s Joshua Green has done just that. He joined New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler in studio to discuss the duo's impact on politics, and whether there’s any going back to how things were before.
Jul 25 2017
Rank #2: The Republicans' Obamacare 'Waterloo' Moment Has Arrived
So what happens next? Will Republicans sabotage Obamacare for revenge? Will they feel compelled to stabilize the health care system? And how will congressional Republicans’ passivity toward Trump change now that their legislative agenda is in freefall.
Daily Beast politics editor Sam Stein joined New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler in studio to discuss.
Jul 18 2017
Rank #3: The Trump-Russia Conspiracy Is Real
Trump and his allies have been caught in a full year’s worth of lies. Republican congressional leaders have been caught covering up a conspiracy. The question now is what anti-Trump forces can do to make accountability more likely.
Greg Sargent, author of the Washington Post’s Plum Line blog joined us by phone to discuss these issues and more.
Jul 12 2017