What was Jeff Sessions, the new attorney general, doing meeting with the Russian ambassador two months before election day? And who is this mysterious Russian ambassador who has caused so much trouble for not one but two senior officials in the Trump White House? Guests: Matthew Rosenberg, a national security reporter for The New York Times; Peter Baker, our chief White House correspondent. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2mRrvQa.
Public assassinations. Chemical weapons in international airports. Open threats of nuclear war. Is North Korea’s strategy so crazy that it just might work? And what we know about President Trump’s plan for “merit-based” immigration. Guests: Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, who write the Interpreter column for The New York Times; Julie Hirschfeld Davis, a White House reporter. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2mmdxFp.
In his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, President Trump tells the story of America. It’s a story that looks back, but it also looks forward with an optimistic view of where we’ll be nine years from now, on our 250th anniversary. Guests: Patrick Healy, the deputy culture editor and a former political reporter for The New York Times; Carl Hulse, The Times’s chief Washington correspondent. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2mes1ab.