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Donald Trump: The Great Disrupter and the 2020 Election

Evening Program

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.
Code: 1H0445

The third anniversary of Donald Trump's upset victory in the 2016 election is upon us, and the first presidential caucuses and primaries of the 2020 campaign are just around the corner. It's a perfect time to join Ken Walsh, White House correspondent and political analyst for U.S. News & World Report, as he takes the measure of the Trump presidency and assesses where he has succeeded, where he has failed, and what his prospects are for winning a second term next year.

Trump has shaken up the status quo in Washington, often breaking with the norms of presidential conduct in an effort to brand himself as the consummate winner. Do Democrats fight on his terms or do they try to rise above the rancor and set a positive tone? Do they set forth bold policies or temper their ideas?

Join us for this lively fact-based and nonpartisan examination of the consequential presidency of Donald Trump and how the Democrats are preparing to challenge him.

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