Friday News Roundup | WBEZ
Skip to main content

1A

Friday News Roundup

President Trump lashes out on Twitter, calling the DOJ's Russia probe "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history." Lawmakers decide to play ball, vowing not to let a gunman's attack on Republicans at a practice stop the bipartisan charity game. North Korea releases an imprisoned American college student and sends him home - in a coma. And President Trump gives Defense Secretary Mattis the authority to send more troops to Afghanistan. Two panels of journalists join Joshua Johnson to discuss the week's top news stories. Covering domestic news is Jeff Mason, White House correspondent for Reuters, Molly Ball, staff writer for The Atlantic and Stephen Henderson, editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press. Guests in the international hour include Moises Naim, chief international columnist for El Pais, Courtney Kube, national security producer for NBC News and and Yochi Dreazen, foreign editor for Vox.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X