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Week in politics: With the Trump-Kim Singapore summit finally upon us, a look at game plans and possible outcomes for both sides

Jun 11, 2018

US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on June 9, 2018, during the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada.

US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on June 9, 2018, during the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada.; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable covers the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and previews what to watch for this week in national politics.

The summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is grabbing most of the headlines so far, and we’ll have an analysis on that, but we’re also watching a few other stories this week as well.

  • Recap of Friday’s G7 summit highlights and relationship with G-7 countries moving forward after tense weekend (Trump’s call for Russia to be reinstated into G-7 and trading barbs with Macron and Trudeau before the summit, Trump admin blasting Trudeau after end of summit, planned EU retaliation to tariffs)

  • North Korea summit preview

  • President Trump says he’d support federal legislation to legalize marijuana

  • DOJ says it won’t defend ACA in lawsuits brought by states

  • More Manafort indictments

  • Mitt Romney looks to reposition himself as establishment GOP leader in Senate

  • David Koch retires due to poor health — what does this mean for GOP

  • Dems look to force examining Trump’s pardon power 

Guests:

Lanhee Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University; he was an adviser for Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign and served as policy director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign; he tweets @lanheechen

John Iadarola, creator and host of the YouTube TV political talk show ‘The Damage Report‘ on The Young Turks Network and a co-host of The Young Turks weekly live show; he tweets @johniadarola

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

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