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Week in Politics: US embassy in Jerusalem, the future of the Iran nuke deal, NK talks and more

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman claps as Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner delivers a speech during the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. - The United States moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem after months of global outcry, Palestinian anger and exuberant praise from Israelis over President Donald Trump's decision tossing aside decades of precedent. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)        (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)
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US ambassador to Israel David Friedman claps as Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner delivers a speech during the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018.

AirTalk’s political experts look ahead to the week in politics, as well as review some of the news you might’ve missed this weekend.

AirTalk’s political experts look ahead to the week in politics, as well as review some of the news you might’ve missed this weekend, including:

  • U.S. embassy opens in Jerusalem, violence at Israeli border

  • Iran deal follow up

  • The U.S.-North Korea summit is set for June 12 in Singapore

  • Trump pledges to save Chinese tech company ZTE

  • Paris terror attack

  • Gina Haspel answered questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee last Wednesday. The vote hasn’t been scheduled yet  

  • White House aide comment on McCain health/death, Megan McCain response

  • Follow up from primaries last week in WV, IN, OH, NC

  • Trump released a blueprint to lower prescription drug prices

  • CA voter turnout, registered independent voters are close to outnumbering registered Republicans in California

Guests:

Matt Barreto, professor of political science and Chicano/a Studies at UCLA and co-founder of the research and polling firm Latino Decisions; he tweets

Jack Pitney, professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College; he tweets

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