Donald Trump and the Media’s Quest for a Goldilocks Conservative
DIVIDED BY ZERO: President Trump suspended his policy of separating children from parents captured at the southern border today, but replaced it with a new policy of keeping parents awaiting deportation proceedings jailed together with their children indefinitely.
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To tear young children and infants away from their parents without telling them if or when they’ll be reunited is a monstrous choice. It's Trump's choice, and Republicans are doing nothing to change it. But there are plenty of groups at our border, fighting tooth and nail to help parents see their children again and figure out how to navigate our broken immigration system. Friends of the Pod, here's what you can do: Pitch in what you can to help make sure these advocates and families have what they need.Do What You Can
Ben Rhodes joins Jon and Tommy to talk about the aftermath of the North Korea summit, Trump’s family separation policy at the border, and why senior Republicans are calling their own party a cult.
Speaker of the House/Dan’s Favorite Politician Paul Ryan announces his retirement, Donald Trump has a televised meltdown over Mueller, and the Republican media goes all in on a conspiracy to obstruct justice. Then Stoneman Douglas students Delaney Tarr and Diego Pfeiffer talk to Dan and Tommy about the next steps in their efforts to prevent gun violence.