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Week in politics: Trump drops budget proposal, Friday’s jobs report, and Dems to bypass Fox for primary debate

U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House, on March 10, 2019 in Washington, DC
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U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House, on March 10, 2019 in Washington, DC

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the biggest headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in national political news. Here’s what we’re watching this week:

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the biggest headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in national political news. Here’s what we’re watching this week:

  • President’s budget proposal 

  • Daylight Savings Time bill from Rubio

  • Dems won’t host any primary debates on Fox News

    • Milwaukee chosen for 2020 Democratic National Convention

    • Iowa poll shows Biden vs. Bernie

    • Bill Shine resigns as WH comms director to take position on Trump re-election campaign

    • POLITICO: Trump advisers want him to defer 2020 rallies

    • Sen. Warren floats idea of breaking up tech giants like FB and Amazon

  • Feb. jobs report came out Friday

  • What we know about Michael Cohen’s testimony last week in private, and just generally the latest on that saga (whatever that is on Monday)

    • Sources: Cohen apparently spent 10 hours prepping for testimony w/ Schiff’s staff

  • Continuing fallout from Rep. Ilhan Omar comments on Israel

  • What to make of news that N. Korea is apparently restoring a space-missile launch site

  • Sen. Martha McSally reveals she was assaulted by superior officer in Air Force

​Guests:

Amanda Renteria, chair of Emerge America, a national organization that works to identify and train Democratic women who want to run for political office; she is the former national political director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and has been a staffer for Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Debbie Stabenow; she tweets

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

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