In a speech Friday at Mount Rushmore, President Trump returned to the divisive “law and order” rhetoric and white identity politics that fueled his 2016 campaign. That’s despite signs that the message is not as resonant this election cycle.
This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and White House reporters Ayesha Rascoe and Franco Ordoñez.
In June, the Senate confirmed President Trump’s 200th judge to the bench. With a dearth of legislative achievements to point to, reshaping the federal judiciary could be the president’s most durable legacy.
Trump’s Disapproval Climbs Alongside US Coronavirus Cases
Amid a renewed spike in coronavirus cases, the number of voters disapproving of the job President Trump is doing is at an all-time high, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds. Joe Biden is using the pandemic to attack the president. And despite a narrow loss in the Kentucky Senate primary, the progressive wing of the Democratic party is amassing power in the halls of Congress.
This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.