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Trump Sends Troops To Border, Mueller Probe Turns, Teachers Strike (Week In The News)47:14
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With Jane Clayson

Troops to the US-Mexico border. Teachers on the picket line. First punishment in the Mueller probe. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Guests:

Karen Tumulty, political reporter for the Washington Post. (@ktumulty)

Olivier Knox, chief Washington correspondent for Yahoo News. (@OKnox)

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

From The Reading List: 

Washington Post: A White House Spouse Who Can't Be Forced To Shut Up — "The Trump administration has found its Martha Mitchell. His name is George Conway."

Yahoo News: Trump: I Want To Get Out Of Syria — "President Trump said Tuesday that he will make a decision soon on U.S. troop levels in Syria, saying he wants to 'bring our troops back home' as soon as possible and complaining that interventions in the Muslim world have brought America “nothing except death and destruction.'"

Washington Post: Dutch lawyer first to be sentenced in Mueller probe — "A Dutch lawyer tied to former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates became the first person to be sentenced in Robert Mueller's investigation when a federal judge sentenced him on Tuesday to spend 30 days in prison and pay a $20,000 fine after he admitted to lying to investigators."

This program aired on April 6, 2018.

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