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The McLaughlin Group, “The American Original” for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, and hardest talk, featuring Eleanor Clift, Pat Buchanan, Clarence Page and host, Tom Rogan.

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Ballot Battles, Biden and the Border Wall, Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei, Crossfire Hurricane

The McLaughlin Group -- August 7, 2020 guest panelist this week is conservative strategist Matt Mackowiak Issue one: Ballot Battles RashidaTlaib wins her primary rematch with a larger margin of victory than in 2018, Cori Bush defeats a 20-year incumbent in Missouri, and Carolyn Maloney fends off a progressive challenger in New York. The panel discusses the significance of these results, plus mail-in ballots and election security as we head toward November. Issue two: Don't Tear Down That Wall Joe Biden tried to take a middle road this week when he was asked if he would tear down the wall along the Mexican border. Biden said he would not, but pledged there would be no new wall constructed during his administration. Issue three: Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will soon visit Taiwan to recognize their response to the Coronavirus pandemic. But believing Taiwan to be a breakaway province, China views this as an affront to its national integrity. Issue four: Crossfire Hurricane Season Continues The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held its second oversight hearing in relation to the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN2 d ago
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Ballot Battles, Biden and the Border Wall, Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei, Crossfire Hurricane

Battling Bill Barr, Tech Giants, Second Coronavirus Bailout, Biden's VP Pick

The McLaughlin Group -- July 31, 2020 guest panelist this week is Dave Marcus of the Federalist Issue one: Battling Bill House Judiciary Democrats on Tuesday grilled Attorney General Bill Barr, while Barr defended President Trump's decision to send federal law enforcement officers into various cities. The panel discusses the showdown in the context of partisanship that now defines our political landscape. Issue two: Tech Reform Executives from tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google testified to Congress this week, arguing that these companies are good for consumers, workers, and the nation. Democrats say they may have become too big and stifle innovation, while Republicans believe they have anti-conservative bias. Issue three: Coronavirus Bailout Part Deux Democrats and Republicans are negotiating over a second pandemic stimulus bill. Democrats want $3.4 trillion, while Republicans say new spending should be capped at one third of that amount. How does this play out toward the election? Issue four: Biden's VP Decision Joe Biden says he'll announce his Vice Presidential running mate next week, with Kamala Harris at the top of the speculation ticket. As Team Biden considers their strong position in the polls, they also fear giving the president any new ammunition to use with independent voters. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN1 w ago
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Battling Bill Barr, Tech Giants, Second Coronavirus Bailout, Biden's VP Pick

Federal Law Enforcement, Census and Immigration, China Consulate Closure, Polar Bears

The McLaughlin Group -- July 24, 2020 guest panelist this week is Alexander Heffner, host of Open Mind on PBS Issue one: Federal Factor While Portland's mayor and Oregon's governor protest the deployment of federal law enforcement officers, President Trump says he's ready to send teams to other cities that are experiencing crime waves. Issue two: Census Showdown President Trump this week signed a memorandum seeking to bar undocumented immigrants from being counted for the purposes of congressional redistricting. Issue three: Consulate Closure The State Department this week ordered closed China's consulate in Houston, TX. US officials had become increasingly concerned about the consulate's use as a base for harassment of Chinese-Americans as well as its involvement in intellectual property theft. China is pledging to respond to the closure. Issue four: Polar Bears A University of Toronto study this week warns that polar bears could become extinct by 2100. How much global accountability is there for man-made climate change? Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN2 w ago
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Federal Law Enforcement, Census and Immigration, China Consulate Closure, Polar Bears

Trump vs. Fauci, Governors Battle Coronavirus, China Tensions, Future for US Political Parties

The McLaughlin Group -- July 17, 2020 guest panelist this week is Shermichael Singleton, conservative writer and political consultant Issue one: Trump Team vs. Fauci Discussing the not-so-subtle war on Dr. Fauci's credibility. Peter Navarro wrote a scathing USA Today op-ed and Dan Scavino retweeted a political cartoon of Fauci flushing the US economy down the toilet.. What's motivating this effort? Issue two: Governors on the Hot Seat Discussing Andrew Cuomo's effort to take a victory lap. Is it deserved? What about Gretchen Whitmer's continuing focus on lockdowns and public mask wearing? And how would you rate Ron DeSantis's efforts in Florida? Issue three: China Tensions President Trump this week signed a congressional sanctions act, punishing Chinese officials for Beijing's new national security law in Hong Kong. Additionally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US government regards the vast majority of China's claims over territory in the South China Sea to be illegal. Issue four: Donkey and Elephant Migration Discussing the evolution of the GOP and Democratic Party. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

41 MIN3 w ago
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Trump vs. Fauci, Governors Battle Coronavirus, China Tensions, Future for US Political Parties

The Campaign Trail, The Fall Factor, MOUT, China Conundrum

The McLaughlin Group -- July 10th, 2020 Guest panelist A.B. Stoddard RealClearPolitics associate editor and Columnist. Issue One: Campaign Trail With less than 100 days until election day, Joe Biden and President Trump continue to galvanize their bases. President Trump used his July 4th speech to take jabs at the left while Biden promised to bring jobs back to America. Plus, rapper Kanye West announced he will be running for President assuming he can get on state ballots. Issue Two: Fall Facto This week, President Trump advanced his calls on schools in the United States to re-open for students this fall. He took to Twitter, siting countries like Germany, Sweden and Denmark saying "schools are open with no problems." Issue Three: MOUT MOUT is the military acronym for Military Operations in Urban Terrain. Coming off weeks of protests and rioting in cities across the nation, urban crime is soaring. Gun violence is up in cities like New York and Chicago. In Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency and activated nearly 1,000 nation guardsmen. Issue Four: China Conundrum Tensions with China are rising as President Trump and the communist regime share sharp jabs. Last weekend saw competing exercises between US and Chinese Navy's in the South China Sea. FBI Director Christopher Wray suggested this week that China presents an preeminent threat to the American way of life. Plus, Predictions !

41 MINJUL 11
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The Campaign Trail, The Fall Factor, MOUT, China Conundrum

Russian Bounty Program, Coronavirus on the Rise, Confederate Emblem and Statues, Biden vs. Trump

The McLaughlin Group -- July 3rd, 2020 The Washington Examiner's Siraj Hashmi fills in for Tom Rogan guest panelist this week is Republican Consultant Matt Mackowiak Issue one: Russian Coax President Trump is facing new questions about Russia. This time it involves a bounty program in which a Russian military intelligence unit (the GRU) secretly offered Taliban-linked militants to kill US and allied troops in Afghanistan. Issue two: Coronavirus on the Rise Despite being the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States, New York has seen its lowest number of cases since March. However, other states aren't so lucky; Florida, California, Texas and Arizona have seen a significant increase in cases and hospitalizations. Issue three: Confeder-Late Than Never Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R) signed a bill Tuesday to remove the Confederate emblem from the official state flag. Despite opposition in the past, the Republican-controlled state legislature overwhelmingly passed the measure to replace the flag. Issue four: Foresight Is 20/20 Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered his first press conference in months, hitting back at President Trump over attacks on his mental fitness. And while Trump is lagging in national and battleground polls, he's beating Biden in the enthusiasm gap. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUL 4
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Russian Bounty Program, Coronavirus on the Rise, Confederate Emblem and Statues, Biden vs. Trump

Presidential Campaign Restart, Police versus CHOP, Free Speech Online, Cancel Culture

The McLaughlin Group -- June 26th, 2020 The Washington Examiner's Siraj Hashmi fills in for Tom Rogan guest panelist this week is Amber Athey, Washington Editor for The Spectator Issue one: Rally Up President Trump is back on the campaign trail as he faces a growing threat from Joe Biden. The RealClearPolitics average of polls shows Biden leading in battleground states, with a near ten-point lead nationally. Issue two: Of CHOPs and Cops Tensions between protesters and police remain high in many cities. With the election beckoning, President Trump seems determined to present himself as the unrestrained candidate of law and order. Will he thrive on that foundation? The panel also discusses the issues surrounding the removal of statues. Issue three: Free Speech Online Assessing the various efforts to tamp down on free speech online in the cause of anti-hate speech. Also the power of major companies such as Google and Twitter to regulate speech. Issue four: Behold the Cancel Culture In recent weeks we've seen The New York Times Opinion Editor resign over a Tom Cotton op-ed, The Washington Post shame a private citizen for wearing blackface, and Jimmy Kimmel forced to apologize for jokes. Has cancel culture gone too far? Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUN 27
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Presidential Campaign Restart, Police versus CHOP, Free Speech Online, Cancel Culture

Police Reform, SCOTUS Decisions on LGBTQ Rights and DACA, Galwan Valley Massacre, Bolton's Book

The McLaughlin Group -- June 19th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kelsey Bolar, Independent Women’s Forum Senior Policy Analyst Issue one: Police Reform President Trump this week issued an executive order to promote police reform. Highlights include a new federal database recording complaints against police officers, the promotion of social worker involvement in some police interactions, and prioritizing grants for deescalation training. Issue two: 6 to 3 The Supreme Court this week ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prevents employment discrimination on the basis of a worker's transgender or homosexual identity. In another decision, SCOTUS also blocked the Trump administration from immediately ending DACA. Issue three: Galwan Valley Massacre Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along a contested border region this week. While both sides blamed each other for the melee, each also committed to deescalating tensions. Still, the battle reflects China's increasingly aggressive effort to seize contested territory around the world. Issue four: Bolton's Book The Trump administration this week sued former National Security Advisor John Bolton in an effort to delay the publication of his upcoming memoir. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUN 20
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Police Reform, SCOTUS Decisions on LGBTQ Rights and DACA, Galwan Valley Massacre, Bolton's Book

Police Reform, Coronavirus, China Policy, DOJ Investigates the Investigation

The McLaughlin Group -- June 12th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kerry Picket, Senior Campaign Reporter for the Washington Examiner Issue one: Police Reform As protesters in various cities called for defunding the police and radical reform to policing in America, mayors face a difficult choice: how to balance protester demands with actions that keep communities safe. Issue two: Covid part II Reflecting those who say that recent protests have ended the moral defense of Coronavirus-related lock downs, President Trump plans to resume campaign rallies in the coming weeks. And it seems the Republican National Convention will be moved from North Carolina to Florida, following a disagreement over Coronavirus precautions. Still, the challenge remains. Issue three: China The Republican Study Committee this week called for wide ranging sanctions on Chinese influence operations in America. But that's not the only concern: as tensions between Washington and Beijing grow, some are saying that an overt cold war is well underway. Issue four: DOJ versus Russia-gate Attorney General William Barr said this week his department is looking into why, without supporting evidence, the FBI so aggressively sustained its 2016 investigation into the Trump campaign. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

39 MINJUN 13
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Police Reform, Coronavirus, China Policy, DOJ Investigates the Investigation

George Floyd Protests, Law & Order, Biden's Take and What Pandemic?

The McLaughlin Group -- June 5th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Siraj Hashmi of The Washington Examiner Issue one: Floyd and Fury Cities across The U.S. were rocked under violence and looting after protestors took to the streets, the rioters claim of justification is the recent death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man who was killed by a police officer. Many others peacefully protested Floyds death and what they say are broader issues of racism and unprofessionalism in police forces across the nation. Issue two: Law and Order President trump drew controversy this week with his decision to deploy military resources and aggressive tactics against the rioters and protesters rocking the nation. Of particular concern to many was the disturbance of an otherwise peaceful protest outside the White House, apparently so that Mr. Trump could walk to St. Johns Church and pose with a bible. Issue three: Biden's Take Former Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at The President in an address from Philadelphia city hall, suggesting President Trump is inciting violence. But polls show most Americans prefer a tough crackdown on rioting, Biden may risk alienating scared voters. Issue four: What Pandemic? Democratic Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer, who faced controversy for her Coronavirus lockdown strategy, now writes in the New York Times that the Coronavirus Pandemic isn't just about public health it is a "matter of civil rights." Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

37 MINJUN 6
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George Floyd Protests, Law & Order, Biden's Take and What Pandemic?

Latest Episodes

Ballot Battles, Biden and the Border Wall, Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei, Crossfire Hurricane

The McLaughlin Group -- August 7, 2020 guest panelist this week is conservative strategist Matt Mackowiak Issue one: Ballot Battles RashidaTlaib wins her primary rematch with a larger margin of victory than in 2018, Cori Bush defeats a 20-year incumbent in Missouri, and Carolyn Maloney fends off a progressive challenger in New York. The panel discusses the significance of these results, plus mail-in ballots and election security as we head toward November. Issue two: Don't Tear Down That Wall Joe Biden tried to take a middle road this week when he was asked if he would tear down the wall along the Mexican border. Biden said he would not, but pledged there would be no new wall constructed during his administration. Issue three: Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will soon visit Taiwan to recognize their response to the Coronavirus pandemic. But believing Taiwan to be a breakaway province, China views this as an affront to its national integrity. Issue four: Crossfire Hurricane Season Continues The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held its second oversight hearing in relation to the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN2 d ago
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Ballot Battles, Biden and the Border Wall, Mr. Azar Goes to Taipei, Crossfire Hurricane

Battling Bill Barr, Tech Giants, Second Coronavirus Bailout, Biden's VP Pick

The McLaughlin Group -- July 31, 2020 guest panelist this week is Dave Marcus of the Federalist Issue one: Battling Bill House Judiciary Democrats on Tuesday grilled Attorney General Bill Barr, while Barr defended President Trump's decision to send federal law enforcement officers into various cities. The panel discusses the showdown in the context of partisanship that now defines our political landscape. Issue two: Tech Reform Executives from tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google testified to Congress this week, arguing that these companies are good for consumers, workers, and the nation. Democrats say they may have become too big and stifle innovation, while Republicans believe they have anti-conservative bias. Issue three: Coronavirus Bailout Part Deux Democrats and Republicans are negotiating over a second pandemic stimulus bill. Democrats want $3.4 trillion, while Republicans say new spending should be capped at one third of that amount. How does this play out toward the election? Issue four: Biden's VP Decision Joe Biden says he'll announce his Vice Presidential running mate next week, with Kamala Harris at the top of the speculation ticket. As Team Biden considers their strong position in the polls, they also fear giving the president any new ammunition to use with independent voters. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN1 w ago
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Battling Bill Barr, Tech Giants, Second Coronavirus Bailout, Biden's VP Pick

Federal Law Enforcement, Census and Immigration, China Consulate Closure, Polar Bears

The McLaughlin Group -- July 24, 2020 guest panelist this week is Alexander Heffner, host of Open Mind on PBS Issue one: Federal Factor While Portland's mayor and Oregon's governor protest the deployment of federal law enforcement officers, President Trump says he's ready to send teams to other cities that are experiencing crime waves. Issue two: Census Showdown President Trump this week signed a memorandum seeking to bar undocumented immigrants from being counted for the purposes of congressional redistricting. Issue three: Consulate Closure The State Department this week ordered closed China's consulate in Houston, TX. US officials had become increasingly concerned about the consulate's use as a base for harassment of Chinese-Americans as well as its involvement in intellectual property theft. China is pledging to respond to the closure. Issue four: Polar Bears A University of Toronto study this week warns that polar bears could become extinct by 2100. How much global accountability is there for man-made climate change? Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MIN2 w ago
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Federal Law Enforcement, Census and Immigration, China Consulate Closure, Polar Bears

Trump vs. Fauci, Governors Battle Coronavirus, China Tensions, Future for US Political Parties

The McLaughlin Group -- July 17, 2020 guest panelist this week is Shermichael Singleton, conservative writer and political consultant Issue one: Trump Team vs. Fauci Discussing the not-so-subtle war on Dr. Fauci's credibility. Peter Navarro wrote a scathing USA Today op-ed and Dan Scavino retweeted a political cartoon of Fauci flushing the US economy down the toilet.. What's motivating this effort? Issue two: Governors on the Hot Seat Discussing Andrew Cuomo's effort to take a victory lap. Is it deserved? What about Gretchen Whitmer's continuing focus on lockdowns and public mask wearing? And how would you rate Ron DeSantis's efforts in Florida? Issue three: China Tensions President Trump this week signed a congressional sanctions act, punishing Chinese officials for Beijing's new national security law in Hong Kong. Additionally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US government regards the vast majority of China's claims over territory in the South China Sea to be illegal. Issue four: Donkey and Elephant Migration Discussing the evolution of the GOP and Democratic Party. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

41 MIN3 w ago
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Trump vs. Fauci, Governors Battle Coronavirus, China Tensions, Future for US Political Parties

The Campaign Trail, The Fall Factor, MOUT, China Conundrum

The McLaughlin Group -- July 10th, 2020 Guest panelist A.B. Stoddard RealClearPolitics associate editor and Columnist. Issue One: Campaign Trail With less than 100 days until election day, Joe Biden and President Trump continue to galvanize their bases. President Trump used his July 4th speech to take jabs at the left while Biden promised to bring jobs back to America. Plus, rapper Kanye West announced he will be running for President assuming he can get on state ballots. Issue Two: Fall Facto This week, President Trump advanced his calls on schools in the United States to re-open for students this fall. He took to Twitter, siting countries like Germany, Sweden and Denmark saying "schools are open with no problems." Issue Three: MOUT MOUT is the military acronym for Military Operations in Urban Terrain. Coming off weeks of protests and rioting in cities across the nation, urban crime is soaring. Gun violence is up in cities like New York and Chicago. In Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency and activated nearly 1,000 nation guardsmen. Issue Four: China Conundrum Tensions with China are rising as President Trump and the communist regime share sharp jabs. Last weekend saw competing exercises between US and Chinese Navy's in the South China Sea. FBI Director Christopher Wray suggested this week that China presents an preeminent threat to the American way of life. Plus, Predictions !

41 MINJUL 11
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The Campaign Trail, The Fall Factor, MOUT, China Conundrum

Russian Bounty Program, Coronavirus on the Rise, Confederate Emblem and Statues, Biden vs. Trump

The McLaughlin Group -- July 3rd, 2020 The Washington Examiner's Siraj Hashmi fills in for Tom Rogan guest panelist this week is Republican Consultant Matt Mackowiak Issue one: Russian Coax President Trump is facing new questions about Russia. This time it involves a bounty program in which a Russian military intelligence unit (the GRU) secretly offered Taliban-linked militants to kill US and allied troops in Afghanistan. Issue two: Coronavirus on the Rise Despite being the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States, New York has seen its lowest number of cases since March. However, other states aren't so lucky; Florida, California, Texas and Arizona have seen a significant increase in cases and hospitalizations. Issue three: Confeder-Late Than Never Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R) signed a bill Tuesday to remove the Confederate emblem from the official state flag. Despite opposition in the past, the Republican-controlled state legislature overwhelmingly passed the measure to replace the flag. Issue four: Foresight Is 20/20 Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered his first press conference in months, hitting back at President Trump over attacks on his mental fitness. And while Trump is lagging in national and battleground polls, he's beating Biden in the enthusiasm gap. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUL 4
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Russian Bounty Program, Coronavirus on the Rise, Confederate Emblem and Statues, Biden vs. Trump

Presidential Campaign Restart, Police versus CHOP, Free Speech Online, Cancel Culture

The McLaughlin Group -- June 26th, 2020 The Washington Examiner's Siraj Hashmi fills in for Tom Rogan guest panelist this week is Amber Athey, Washington Editor for The Spectator Issue one: Rally Up President Trump is back on the campaign trail as he faces a growing threat from Joe Biden. The RealClearPolitics average of polls shows Biden leading in battleground states, with a near ten-point lead nationally. Issue two: Of CHOPs and Cops Tensions between protesters and police remain high in many cities. With the election beckoning, President Trump seems determined to present himself as the unrestrained candidate of law and order. Will he thrive on that foundation? The panel also discusses the issues surrounding the removal of statues. Issue three: Free Speech Online Assessing the various efforts to tamp down on free speech online in the cause of anti-hate speech. Also the power of major companies such as Google and Twitter to regulate speech. Issue four: Behold the Cancel Culture In recent weeks we've seen The New York Times Opinion Editor resign over a Tom Cotton op-ed, The Washington Post shame a private citizen for wearing blackface, and Jimmy Kimmel forced to apologize for jokes. Has cancel culture gone too far? Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUN 27
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Presidential Campaign Restart, Police versus CHOP, Free Speech Online, Cancel Culture

Police Reform, SCOTUS Decisions on LGBTQ Rights and DACA, Galwan Valley Massacre, Bolton's Book

The McLaughlin Group -- June 19th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kelsey Bolar, Independent Women’s Forum Senior Policy Analyst Issue one: Police Reform President Trump this week issued an executive order to promote police reform. Highlights include a new federal database recording complaints against police officers, the promotion of social worker involvement in some police interactions, and prioritizing grants for deescalation training. Issue two: 6 to 3 The Supreme Court this week ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prevents employment discrimination on the basis of a worker's transgender or homosexual identity. In another decision, SCOTUS also blocked the Trump administration from immediately ending DACA. Issue three: Galwan Valley Massacre Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along a contested border region this week. While both sides blamed each other for the melee, each also committed to deescalating tensions. Still, the battle reflects China's increasingly aggressive effort to seize contested territory around the world. Issue four: Bolton's Book The Trump administration this week sued former National Security Advisor John Bolton in an effort to delay the publication of his upcoming memoir. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

40 MINJUN 20
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Police Reform, SCOTUS Decisions on LGBTQ Rights and DACA, Galwan Valley Massacre, Bolton's Book

Police Reform, Coronavirus, China Policy, DOJ Investigates the Investigation

The McLaughlin Group -- June 12th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kerry Picket, Senior Campaign Reporter for the Washington Examiner Issue one: Police Reform As protesters in various cities called for defunding the police and radical reform to policing in America, mayors face a difficult choice: how to balance protester demands with actions that keep communities safe. Issue two: Covid part II Reflecting those who say that recent protests have ended the moral defense of Coronavirus-related lock downs, President Trump plans to resume campaign rallies in the coming weeks. And it seems the Republican National Convention will be moved from North Carolina to Florida, following a disagreement over Coronavirus precautions. Still, the challenge remains. Issue three: China The Republican Study Committee this week called for wide ranging sanctions on Chinese influence operations in America. But that's not the only concern: as tensions between Washington and Beijing grow, some are saying that an overt cold war is well underway. Issue four: DOJ versus Russia-gate Attorney General William Barr said this week his department is looking into why, without supporting evidence, the FBI so aggressively sustained its 2016 investigation into the Trump campaign. Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

39 MINJUN 13
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Police Reform, Coronavirus, China Policy, DOJ Investigates the Investigation

George Floyd Protests, Law & Order, Biden's Take and What Pandemic?

The McLaughlin Group -- June 5th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Siraj Hashmi of The Washington Examiner Issue one: Floyd and Fury Cities across The U.S. were rocked under violence and looting after protestors took to the streets, the rioters claim of justification is the recent death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man who was killed by a police officer. Many others peacefully protested Floyds death and what they say are broader issues of racism and unprofessionalism in police forces across the nation. Issue two: Law and Order President trump drew controversy this week with his decision to deploy military resources and aggressive tactics against the rioters and protesters rocking the nation. Of particular concern to many was the disturbance of an otherwise peaceful protest outside the White House, apparently so that Mr. Trump could walk to St. Johns Church and pose with a bible. Issue three: Biden's Take Former Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at The President in an address from Philadelphia city hall, suggesting President Trump is inciting violence. But polls show most Americans prefer a tough crackdown on rioting, Biden may risk alienating scared voters. Issue four: What Pandemic? Democratic Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer, who faced controversy for her Coronavirus lockdown strategy, now writes in the New York Times that the Coronavirus Pandemic isn't just about public health it is a "matter of civil rights." Plus: predictions! Twitter YouTube facebook

37 MINJUN 6
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George Floyd Protests, Law & Order, Biden's Take and What Pandemic?

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