Biden Enters The Race: US Politics in 60 Seconds

Will Don McGahn wind up testifying before Congress?

Really tough call. I think he probably will. I think that he wants to. White House will invoke executive privilege. There will be a legal fight. But if he gets up there, it could be like John Dean in 1973, because McGahn knows exactly what Trump said on firing Robert Mueller.


Why does Mitch McConnell want to raise the smoking age to 21?

Well, he says it's to combat youth smoking. Anti-tobacco activists think it's a smoke screen, so to speak, to block other anti-smoking and vaping efforts.

How does Joe Biden getting in the race change things for other Democrats?

Well he's the front-runner, he's raising a lot of money, they'll have to go after him and attack him for being too moderate and not having enough positions on critical issues. The question is how far does Biden feel the need to go left?

What was the funniest joke at the White House Correspondents Dinner?

Well there was no comedian, so there weren't a lot of jokes. But Ron Chernow suggested that if President Trump's immigration policies had been in place Alexander Hamilton might never have gotten into the United States.


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Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky sat down yesterday with Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron for a meeting in the Elysée Palace in Paris for peace talks. This was the first-ever meeting between Putin, Russia's dominant political force since 2000, and Zelensky, who was a TV comedian at this time last year.

Fears that Putin would use Zelensky's inexperience to back him into a deal on Russian terms weren't realized, but the relationship between the two has only just begun.

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4: The World Anti-Doping Agency handed Russia a four-year ban from all major sporting events, precluding its participation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, and soccer's 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Russia has three weeks to appeal the ban, which its prime minister says is the result of "chronic anti-Russian hysteria."

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Are we seeing the creation of a parallel universe for US and Chinese tech industries?

I think the answer is yes. In the past, US has dominated the world in technologies from P.C. operating systems, semiconductors, to servers, and even Internet. But ever since the rise of mobile technologies, China has really leveraged the large market with a huge amount of data and now is beginning to innovate and build great mobile apps on which there's a large amount of data being collected.

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