Trump’s Russia connections, Obamacare, and Trump and Israel, on the Political Gabfest.

What’s Next in the Trump Russia Saga?

What’s Next in the Trump Russia Saga?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Feb. 16 2017 7:07 PM

The “Freaks and Leaks” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Trump’s Russia links, Obamacare, and American–Israeli relations.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump’s Russia connections, Obamacare repeal efforts, and Trump abandoning the two-state solution to Israel.

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

Emily chatters about Immigrations and Customs Enforcement arresting a victim of domestic violence.

David chatters about a letter from a psychologist to the New York Times and the news that Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy.

Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest (#heygabfest). (Tweets may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.