Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12 President Trump signed an executive order on healthcare, intended to increase insurance options and lower costs, but critics say it could erode protections for those who need them most. Trump is also expected to announce whether or not he'll recertify the Iran deal by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in the corruption trial of Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). And, can't let it go. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12

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President Trump signed an executive order on healthcare, intended to increase insurance options and lower costs, but critics say it could erode protections for those who need them most. Trump is also expected to announce whether or not he'll recertify the Iran deal by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in the corruption trial of Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). And, can't let it go. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.