Political Rewind: Congress Strikes Deal on Border Funding

Feb 12, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, a congressional conference committee reaches agreement on funding for border security that’s far short of the money President Trump has demanded. How will the compromise play among trump voters in Georgia?


Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren – one of five women now running for president - will campaign in metro Atlanta this weekend. What impact will a large field of women candidates have on the race?

And Starbucks founder Howard Schultz is heading to Georgia, too. Who would his potential independent bid for the white house hurt more – Democrats or Republicans? Our panel weighs in.

Plus, we look at the latest news out of the 2019 session of the state legislature.

 

Panelists:

 

Kevin Riley -- Editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Lori Geary -- Political Strategist

 

Alan Abramowitz -- Political Science Professor, Emory University

 

Leo Smith -- Republican Strategist