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The U.K. votes for Brexit. A sit-in in Congress over guns. Trump, short on cash and hard on Clinton. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Earthquake out of the U.K. this week. The British vote to leave the European Union. Now the world braces for fallout – economic, strategic, political. Donald Trump applauds the Brexit. Calls Hillary Clinton corrupt and a liar. She says he would bankrupt the American economy like a Trump casino. We’ve got the Supreme Court knocking back the president’s immigration plans, House Democrats sitting in, another “not guilty” in Baltimore. This hour On Point, our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines. — Tom Ashbrook.
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Washington Post: GOP leaders alarmed by Trump’s ‘devastating’ fundraising start -- "As top Republicans expressed astonishment and alarm over Donald Trump’s paltry campaign fundraising totals, the presumptive nominee blamed party leaders Tuesday and threatened to rely on his personal fortune instead of helping the GOP seek the cash it needs."
The Economist: Divided we fall — "The liberal Leavers are peddling an illusion. On contact with the reality of Brexit, their plans will fall apart. If Britain leaves the EU, it is likely to end up poorer, less open and less innovative. Far from reclaiming its global outlook, it will become less influential and more parochial. And without Britain, all of Europe would be worse off."
Cleveland Plain Dealer: Cavs championship parade provides justification for Cleveland fans' refusal to abandon hope — "The Cavaliers delivered it on Sunday night, when they prompted the revision of the Cleveland sports history books. They offered validation to every Cleveland fan who had somehow maintained hope, through the shortcomings, the frustrations and the heartbreaks."
This program aired on June 24, 2016.
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