Jared Kushner Denies Collusion Before Closed-Door Senate Intelligence Committee Session

Jul 24, 2017

Today on “Political Rewind,” Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner testifies in a closed-door session with the Senate Intelligence Committee. No reporters were allowed, but in a prepared statement, Kushner asserted that he has not colluded with Russians. We discuss today's events and his planned appearance tomorrow with House Intelligence Committee another closed-door session. At least one observer opines that Kushner managed to throw Donald Trump Jr. under the bus in his prepared remarks.

What's happening with the health care bill? Some insiders believe that Mitch McConnell doesn't even have enough votes to bring the bill to the floor, but much remains to be seen on this contentious issue. While Washington fiddles, House Speaker David Ralston is burning for action in Georgia. He's put together a panel of representatives and medical professionals to look at what needs to be done to address the quality and availability of care in different areas of the state.

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams landed a key endorsement as longtime congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis announced his support. How will his announcement affect the "Battle of the Staceys" in the primaries between Stacey Abrams and fellow Democrat Stacey Evans.

Finally, here are a couple of things that made us laugh today!

"Hamilton" spoof:  

“The Daily Show” bids farewell to Sean Spicer:  

Panelists:

Jim Galloway – Political Columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Brian Robinson – Republican Consultant

Tharon Johnson – Democratic Consultant