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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch, and Florida prosecutor Aramis Ayala.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- CNN reports: FBI info may tie Trump associates to Russians during campaign, U.S. officials say.
- Austin Wright reports in Politico: Rep. Devin Nunes: Trump transition members were under surveillance during Obama administration
- The Wall Street Journal editorial “A President’s Credibility”
- Ramesh Ponnuru writes in Bloomberg View: “Nine Questions for Neil Gorsuch”
John chatters about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s extraordinary interview with the lone journalist he took on his diplomatic trip to Asia.
David chatters about watching the movie Hoosiers in the Trump era.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.