Political News Roundup: President Trump Unveils Afghanistan Strategy and California Lawmakers Return

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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on Americas military involvement in Afghanistan at the Fort Myer military base on August 21, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia.  (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images))

From Steve Bannon's departure to President Trump's Monday evening announcement about the war in Afghanistan, there's a lot of news coming out of Washington. And things haven't been quiet in Sacramento either: With the state legislature back in session, California's GOP Assembly leader Chad Mayes is facing a bid to oust him after he supported Democratic climate legislation. In this hour of Forum, we discuss the latest political news, from Sacramento to D.C.

Guests:
Callum Borchers,
politics and media reporter, the Washington Post
Marisa Lagos, reporter, KQED's California Politics and Government Desk
Jon Fasman, Washington correspondent, The Economist

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