The Heat: U.S. Politics

The Heat

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The race for the White House is heating up with less than six months to go. Key issues such as abortion, immigration and the economy hang over the presidential election in November. 

Meanwhile, former U.S. President Donald Trump is facing 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up a payment that bought the silence of an adult film actress before the 2016 election. 

Joining the discussion:

  • Adolfo Franco is an attorney and Republican strategist. 
  • Shawn Parry-Giles is a political communication’s professor and director of the University of Maryland’s Center for Political Communication and Civic Development.
  • John Fishwick Jr. is a former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. 
  • Douglass Sloan is a Democratic strategist and Principal with the National Capitol Strategy Group.