The Heat: U.S. Politics

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With a U.S. Congress divided, former President Donald Trump is in campaign mode and allowed back on Twitter. What can we expect for the next two years in U.S. politics? 

It has become a sort of tradition involving U.S. presidents recently. The last two years of their term are a political stalemate, with a divided Congress. Come January, Republicans will control the House of Representatives, while Democrats will retain control of the Senate. And the question is, can there be any legislative progress? 

Donald Trump has announced he will run for president in 2024. Will another Republican challenge him? 

Joining the discussion:

  • Rina Shah is a political analyst and current affairs commentator.
  • Eleanor Clift is a political columnist for The Daily Beast. 
  • Melik Abdul is a Republican strategist, also based in DC. And from New York, 
  • Aaron Mate is the host of The Pushback with Aaron Mate at the Grayzone.