The final tax bill, government agency leadership, and Linda Greenhouse on covering the Supreme Court, on the Political Gabfest.

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Dec. 21 2017 7:12 PM

The “Paul Ryan Has Died and Gone to Heaven” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the tax bill, government agencies under Trump, and Linda Greenhouse’s new book about covering the Supreme Court.

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Supporters watch as US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center on December 8, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the final tax bill and government agency leadership under Donald Trump. Then Linda Greenhouse joins in to discuss covering the Supreme Court.

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