Ben Jacobs is a political reporter for The Guardian and he joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss the continued fall out from last week’s health care bill, this week’s stories surrounding the House Intelligence Committee, and an update on Brexit.
Mitch McConnell and the Senate took the back seat to the first attempt at the AHCA, but now that may change. “I think the pattern that you’ve see with Ryan and Trump so far, it’s Lucy and Charlie Brown and Trump always sets up the football for Ryan,” Jacobs said. “Ryan is truly and ideologue in a way that McConnell is more of a pragmatist.”
Many have called for Congressman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the Russian intelligence investigation after meeting with an intel source related to another investigation. “Let’s get those documents as rapidly as possible then let everyone make a decision about whether they matter or not,” Domenech said.