A Look at National Politics as Trump Presidency Nears End

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Morning sunlight strikes the flag flying above the White House March 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The one-term presidency of Donald Trump is less than two weeks away from wrapping up. In his last few weeks in office, he has vetoed a defense spending bill, delayed finalizing a contentious stimulus bill, and still won’t concede last November’s election. Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic continues spreading at alarming high rates and taking the lives of Americans. We talk with Washington, D.C. journalists Ron Elving of NPR and Kimberly Atkins of The Boston Globe on the latest national political news. 


Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent on the Washington Desk, NPR News

Kimberly Atkins, senior opinion writer, The Boston Globe

Anna Edgerton, politics editor, Bloomberg