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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the “election integrity” commission, Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin, and a nuclear North Korea.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Dell Cameron and Kate Conger write in Gizmodo: “Trump’s Election Fraud Commission Asked States to Send Sensitive Voter Information Over Insecure Email”
- Anne Applebaum writes in the Washington Post: “How U.S. Presidents Missed the Russia Threat—Until It Was Much, Much Too Late”
- Abby Phillip writes in the Washington Post: “Months of Russia Controversy Leaves Trump ‘Boxed In’ Ahead of Putin Meeting”
- Mark Bowden writes in the Atlantic: “How to Deal With North Korea”
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
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