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Week in Politics: Trump’s CNN tweet and Senate health care bill




With President Trump displayed on a television monitor, members of the House Democratic conference hold a press conference concerning President Donald Trump's controversial tweets, on Capitol Hill, June 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.
With President Trump displayed on a television monitor, members of the House Democratic conference hold a press conference concerning President Donald Trump's controversial tweets, on Capitol Hill, June 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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President Trump’s propensity to air his grievances over Twitter has again landed him in the spotlight.

This time, it’s over a tweet he fired off against CNN, which contains a doctored GIF showing Trump slamming a figure whose head has been replaced by the news network’s logo in a wrestling match.

Critics say that the tweet is an endorsement of violence against the press? What do you think?

​We’ll also discuss the Senate’s next steps in its effort to replace the Affordable Care Act. And, AirTalk wants to hear from listeners on how they plan to navigate the tricky terrain of the July 4th barbecue with politics so much on the forefront of everyone’s minds.

Guest host Libby Denkmann in for Larry Mantle

Guests:

Sean T. Walsh, Republican political analyst and partner at Wilson Walsh Consulting in San Francisco; he is a former adviser to California Governors Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger and a former White House staffer for Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush

Caroline Heldman, associate professor of politics at Occidental College and author of the forthcoming book, “Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age” (Cornell University Press, 2017); she tweets @carolineheldman