Turkey's president comes to Washington, but it's his bodyguards who leave a mark. Vladimir Putin says he can prove President Trump did not give secrets to Russia. And it's a pilgrimage of sorts as Donald Trump prepares to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican.
Guest Host: John Donvan
The controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey dominated the news this week. Guest host John Donvan and a panel of journalists discuss that and other happenings around the U.S., including the Texas governor’s ban on sanctuary cities and how Shaquille O’Neal might do as a sheriff.
- Susan Davis Congressional correspondent, NPR
- David Leonhardt Op-ed columnist, The New York Times; former editor, The Upshot, a New York Times website covering politics and policy
- Abby Phillip National political reporter, Washington Post.
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