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US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
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US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh (right) in the Oval Office with President George H.W. Bush
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh (background right) looks on as President George H.W. Bush delivers a speech.
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh (right) with former President George H.W. Bush (left)
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh (right) running with former President George H.W. Bush (left)
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh (right) on a run with former President George H.W. Bush
US President Donald Trump (R) looks at Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they take their places for a family photo, during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018
AirTalk GOP strategist Sean Walsh with President George H.W. Bush


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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed this weekend and looks ahead to the stories to watch in the week to come. Here’s what we’re following:

Check out these photos that GOP strategist Sean Walsh shared with us from his time in the George H.W. Bush White House. For more, click through the photo slideshow at the top of the page.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sean, in addition to being a GOP strategist, also worked in the H.W. Bush White House as a special asst. to the president and an assistant press secretary. He shared some photos from his time in the administration <a href="https://t.co/lCurHfwQO1">pic.twitter.com/lCurHfwQO1</a></p>&mdash; AirTalk (@AirTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/AirTalk/status/1069656072229597185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 3, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Guests:

Bill Burton, Democratic political strategist with the firm SKD Knickerbocker and former deputy White House press secretary for Barack Obama; he tweets @billburton

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