President Trump, Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump discussed on This American Life

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Bipartisan daca deal in hand it addressed four issues the white house laid out a few days before the president seemed open it said he'd sign anything plan going forward with this lindsey graham who'd been playing a lot of golf with president lately talking about what good friends they are would sell the deal to the president then we'll get the president to sell the deal of the american people which means at this point none of the senators are supposed to talk about the deal publicly not yet because they went donald trump on this deal and sell it that's the only way the house of representatives and the republican base is going to go for the deal this brings us to act three flakes next at bat when the cats way the mouse he can run around again who zoe chase a wake up the next morning to mass confusion somehow or other strategy has gone off the rails i'm on the house side doing another interview but it's easy to track flake he seems to be going from reporter to reporter saying they have a deal i'm reading this on twitter eventually shows up on i the fact that there is a deal came from senator jeff flake of arizona agreement that we're the bipartisan group i'm talking about six of us working that we're shopping among our colleagues now this was not the plant fake news his name on the deal could kill the deal for the president he often flies to arizona's soon as he can on thursdays he's incredibly close with his wife cheryl the youngest of his five kids senior in high school and basically running with him to get to the airport sierra running around the capital saying you've gotta deal why as we rush out to the car waiting to take him to the airport flakes press officer runs actress pulls him back and literally whispers into his ear it's weird of never seen them do that before we get in the car i don't know if it's vanity or strategy that's making fleet talk out of school drive slow what were you doing today why did you do that.

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