The Heat: U.S. politics

The Heat

The number of COVID-19 infections is rising, by a small percentage, in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is concerned about relaxed social distancing rules and it fears a new surge in cases, especially as a result of spring break travel.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security says the migrant surge at the southern border is on pace to be the biggest in two decades… And not surprisingly, the issue is dividing Democrats and Republicans.

We will dig into that and also President Joe Biden’s foreign policy. After Trump’s America First doctrine, what has changed in Washington?

To discuss:

  • Joseph Williams is a senior news editor for the US News & World Report.
  • Adolfo Franco is an attorney and Republican strategist.
  • Harlan Ullman is the chairman of the Killowen group.
  • Brian Becker is the executive director of the ANSWER coalition.

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