Politics Review: Rep. Tlaib Cancels Israel Trip; Trump Emphasizes Economy At Rally

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she's canceling her trip to Israel and the occupied West Bank after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu banned Tlaib and her fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering the country under pressure from President Trump.

At a rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, Trump emphasized the economy as a key part of his reelection campaign, accusing the news media of “doing everything they can to crash the economy because they think that will be bad for me and my reelection.”

NBC senior politics editor Beth Fouhy (@bfouhy) and NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe (@ayesharascoe) join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Peter O'Dowd to discuss the week in politics.

This segment aired on August 16, 2019.


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