The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios



The No-Shutdown Deal

Philip Bump, Washington Post national correspondent, talks about the tentative deal reached by lawmakers to avoid another government shutdown. Plus, the latest on the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.Deal or no deal for government funding?
"We’ve already seen some backlash from the Conservative commentators to whom he listens. It’s weird that this is where we are, that the whip count on Fox News is more important than the whip count on Capitol Hill," says @pbump. — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 12, 2019


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