Larry and a political roundtable parse the latest flurry of news stories, from former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort’s total resignation from the campaign, to Donald Trump’s apparent tonal change on the campaign trail.
We’ll also look at the criticism from those on the right that President Obama should return from his vacation to visit the flooding victims in Louisiana and get the latest on the State Department’s new revelation that a $400 million payment to Iran wasn’t “ransom,” but “leverage” for the release of American hostages earlier this year.
Jay Solomon, foreign affairs correspondent who broke the original story for the Wall Street Journal. His new book, "The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles and the Secret Deals That Reshaped the Middle East" (Random House, 2016) comes out next week. He tweets from @WSJSolomon