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Unpacking Trump’s first post-election news conference

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President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A verbal tussle with a CNN reporter, the President-elect's denial of everything in a dossier purported to detail Trump's involvement with Russia, the claim that Congress will repeal and replace the ACA very soon, that's for starters.

Larry Mantle and guests analyze Donald Trump's first post-election news conference.


Jesse Byrnes, associate editor for The Hill

Matthew Rosenberg, reporter for The New York Times covering intelligence and national security

Kate Brannen, deputy managing editor of Just Security - online forum for the rigorous analysis of U.S. national security law and policy; Just Security is based at the New York University School of Law

Craig Holman, Ph.D., government affairs lobbyist for the Congress Watch division of Public Citizen

Sean T. Walsh, Republican political strategist and partner at Wilson Walsh Consulting in San Francisco

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