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Week in politics: Exploring the scope of FBI’s Kavanaugh inquiry, the big takeaways from ‘New NAFTA’ and more




Last year, the Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that reshaped trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Last year, the Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that reshaped trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
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AirTalk recaps the headlines in national political news you might’ve missed over the weekend, plus we’ll tell you what to watch for this week.

Guests:

Nancy Cook, White House reporter at POLITICO; she tweets @nancook

Luke Hunt, assistant professor of criminal justice at Radford University in Virginia; former FBI special agent and supervisory special agent for 7 years

Mike German, fellow with the Brennan for Justice at NYU School of Law, former FBI Agent for 16 years who focused on a range of investigations, including background investigations

Matt Rodriguez, Democratic strategist and founder and chief executive officer of Rodriguez Strategies. He is also a former senior Obama advisor in 2008; he tweets @RodStrategies

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

Lara Bazelon, professor of law at the University of San Francisco; she was a trial attorney in the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles for seven years; she has litigated Title IX cases; she is the author of the upcoming book “Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction” (October 2018, Beacon Press)  

Elizabeth Slattery, legal fellow and appellate advocacy program manager with the Heritage Foundation’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and host of the SCOTUS101 podcast; she tweets @EHSlattery