Trumpcare, the budget, and the new Muslim ban, on the Political Gabfest.

Will Trump’s New Muslim Ban Ever Take Effect?

Will Trump’s New Muslim Ban Ever Take Effect?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
March 16 2017 4:57 PM

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Ruth Marcus discuss Trumpcare, the budget, and the new Muslim ban.

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

John chatters about Justin Heckert’s piece in GQ about how the world’s heaviest man lost his weight.

David chatters about the documentary The Eagle Huntress, the open Politics Editor position at Slate, and Isaac Chotiner’s new Slate interview podcast I Have to Ask.

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

John Dickerson is a Slate political columnist, the moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Ruth Marcus is a columnist for the Washington Post.