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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and Jack Hitt, co-host of Gimlet’s Uncivil, discuss the census citizenship question, Trump’s brewing legal trouble, and gerrymandering.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Danny Vinik and Andrew Restuccia for Politico: “Leading Trump Census Pick Causes Alarm”
- Lisa Friedman for the New York Times: “The E.P.A. Says It Wants Research Transparency. Scientists See an Attack on Science.”
- Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern for Slate: “Defenseless”
- Michael S. Schmidt, Jo Becker, Mark Mazzetti, Maggie Haberman, and Adam Goldman, NYT: “Trump’s Lawyer Raised Prospect of Pardons for Flynn and Manafort”
- Maegan Vazquez and MJ Lee for CNN: “Stormy Daniels Lawyer Seeks to Depose Donald Trump and Michael Cohen”
- Mark Joseph Stern for Slate: “Undecided Court”
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
Emily: Brendan Dassey, whose case appeared in Making a Murderer, is petitioning SCOTUS. Also, “D.C. and Maryland Can Pursue Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump, Judge Says.”
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.