The stock market sell-off, Democrats respond to Nunes memo, and accusations of Rob Porter’s domestic abuse, on the Political Gabfest.

Is President Trump Above the Law?

Is President Trump Above the Law?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Feb. 8 2018 7:02 PM

The “A Correction, Not a Crash” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about stock-market turbulence, the Nunes memo, and accusations that former White House aide Rob Porter is a domestic abuser.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the value of the Nunes memo and accusations of former White House aide Rob Porter’s domestic abuse.

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Then, David Leonhardt joins the gang to discuss whether an increase in wages caused the stock-market drop, and a Slate Plus segment on emotional-support animals.

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Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

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Podcast production by Jayson De Leon. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.