The Heat: U.S. Politics

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump braces for a potential indictment over classified documents seized at his Mar-a-Lago, Florida estate.

And the Republican field grows larger in the 2024 presidential race, with former Vice President Mike Pence announcing he will challenge his former boss.

We’ll have more on the 2024 U.S. presidential race and the Republican field later in this program. But we begin with the federal investigation into U.S. former President Donald Trump. 

Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department have officially notified Trump’s legal team that he is the subject of their federal investigation.

Joining the discussion:   

  • Eleanor Clift is a political columnist for the Daily Beast. 
  • Rafael Bernal is a staff writer for the political newspaper, The Hill. 
  • Melik Abdul is a radio host and Republican strategist. 
  • Bill Crane is a political analyst and columnist.