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.

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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