The GOP tax plan, Project Veritas scams, and SCOTUS cell-phone tracking on the Political Gabfest.

Why Is the GOP So Eager to Add to the Deficit?

Why Is the GOP So Eager to Add to the Deficit?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Nov. 30 2017 4:41 PM

The “Pass-Through” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about GOP tax cuts, Project Veritas’ attempted media entrapment, and Supreme Court arguments on cellphone tracking.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the momentum behind the GOP tax plan, Project Veritas’ attempt to entrap the Washington Post, and the Supreme Court’s examination of the legality of tracking cellphones in Carpenter v. United States.

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