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Week in politics: What’s next following the weekend’s 'March for our Lives,' an update on POTUS’ legal team, the U.S. expulsion of Russian diplomats and more

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez reacts as she speaks during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on March 24, 2018. 
Galvanized by the February 2018 gun massacre at a Florida high school, hundreds of thousands took to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez reacts as she speaks during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on March 24, 2018.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the weekend headlines in politics and looks ahead to what to watch for this week.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the weekend headlines in politics and looks ahead to what to watch for this week.

Here’s what we’re following:

  • March for our Lives (read a follow up to the march here)

  • Stormy Daniels interview with Anderson Cooper

  • U.S. expels Russian diplomats following nerve agent attack on UK spy

  • What’s next for POTUS’ legal team after John Dowd and Don McGahn exit The White House, and how new lawyers said to be joining team are now apparently not

  • McMaster out, Bolton in as national security advisor, and what this means for the N. Korea situation

  • POTUS signs spending bill after threatening a veto, but calls out Dems for abandoning DACA recipients

  • Orange County supervisor suggests suing CA over immigration sanctuary law

  • PPIC poll on gubernatorial, Senate races

    • Gavin Newsom - 28 percent of likely voters, John Cox - 14 percent, Antonio Villaraigosa - 12 percent, Travis Allen - 10 percent, John Chiang - 6 percent, Delaine Eastin - 5 percent, Undecided - 24 percent

    • Feinstein leads Kevin de León 42 percent to 16 percent, 39 percent undecided

  • Schwarzenegger’s suggestion that Kasich run in 2020 and how this reflects the GOP’s shift towards the middle

Guests:

Jeremy Carl, research fellow at the Hoover Institution; served in an advisory capacity Ted Cruz’s 2016 presidential campaign

Matt Barreto, professor of political science and Chicano/a Studies at UCLA and co-founder of the research and polling firm Latino Decisions; he worked for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign running polling and focus groups on Latino voters

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