Society & Culture

The Ron DeSantis wait is almost over

podcast May 18, 2023

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First: Sources tell CNN the official “DeSantis for president” paperwork will be filed next week. His “how to beat Trump” battle plan is a culture wars blizzard on abortion, guns and transgender rights. 

Plus: New reporting reveals the special counsel investigating Donald Trump will soon have his hands on 16 records that show the former president and his advisers knew how the classified document declassification process was supposed to work. 

And: President Biden is in Japan for a meeting of the world’s leading economies. Peers want assurances the political divide over the debt ceiling won’t lead to a global financial mess. 

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