The Gist

Is Bernie’s Agenda More Than Imaginary?

Laying out the likelihood of a Bernie Sanders agenda without an aligned, majority Democratic congress.

How much governing can the executive branch do alone?

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On The Gist, an important update on the Brexit. Then, William Galston joins us to discuss the practical considerations for executing a Bernie Sanders agenda. Can it be done from the executive branch alone? Galston is a senior fellow in governance studies at Brookings, and a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. For the Spiel, why does Morning Joe hate Marco Rubio?

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