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The News Roundup

President Trump tweets a ban on transgender troops, the Senate votes to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later but the bill narrowly fails and new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has jumped in to attack leakers and the Russia investigation. Also, the U.S. slaps sanctions on Venezuela and Russia, tensions ease in a standoff over one the world's holiest sites and the latest on Qatar's PR offensive to counter a regional feud. Two panels of journalists join Joshua Johnson to discuss the week's top news stories. Covering domestic news is Josh Kraushaar, political editor for National Journal, Eliana Johnson, national political reporter for Politico, Sam Baker, deputy health care editor for Axios and Diana Tourjee, staff writer for Broadly, VICE Media's women and culture site. Discussing international news is Moises Naim, chief international columnist for El Pais, Courtney Kube, national security producer for NBC News and Yochi Dreazen, foreign editor for Vox.

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