Political Gabfest

The “Equinox, the Rocket Man” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s latest attempt at repealing Obamacare, Robert Mueller’s investigation, and Trump’s tough talk at the U.N.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson dig into the remix of the GOP’s Obamacare repeal efforts, Bob Mueller’s shock-and-awe investigative tactics, and Donald Trump’s visit to the U.N.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.