AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines what we’re following this week:
- Kurdish forces are pulling out of Syria
- White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney made conflicting comments on whether aid was withheld from Ukraine
- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the way his department was being treated in the inquiry process
- Is GOP’s support for the President wavering
- President walks back idea to host next year’s G-7 in a Trump owned resort, after being slammed for the decision
- Warren is being pushed to explain funding mechanism for her “Medicare For All” plan
- Does Warren have a chance without the black vote?
- Will Mike Pence be on Trump’s 2020 ticket?
- Bernie got a boost with an endorsement from AOC and others
- Will Trump be leaning on the same working-class supporters in 2020?
- The last debates were good for Klobuchar and Buttigieg
- Hilary Clinton suggests that Russia is grooming a Dem as a third party candidate
- The Supreme Court has agreed to take on a legal challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as well as a case that has to do with the expedited removal of asylum seekers
- Rep. Elijah Cummings died at age 68
- Rick Perry is resigning as Energy Secretary. Trump to tap Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette for the position
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