Sean Spicer Abruptly Resigns

Jul 21, 2017

Today on “Political Rewind,” the week ends with a bang! Sean Spicer, the long-beleaguered White House Press Secretary, abruptly resigns from his post. Was the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House Communications Director the reason for Spicer quitting?

As the health care bill moves to a vote next week, a couple of Georgians are looming large in the effort to pressure conservatives to be accountable to their base.cMembers of FreedomWorks and the Faith and Freedom Coalition are set on seeing the repeal of Obamacare.

Six months in, news reports from multiple sources that President Trump is asking about his power to pardon: his aides, his family members, and maybe himself. Although the White House is saying the reports are wrong, Trump spokespeople are talking up about possible conflicts of interest among Mueller's investigators.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is causing controversy completely unrelated to all matters Trump: he's supporting a return to civil forfeiture laws.

And 29 years ago today, Michael Dukakis left the Democratic National Convention with a 20-point lead against George H.W. Bush. What happened?

And one more historical note, was Abraham Lincoln the first celebrity to be photoshopped?  Check this link for a fascinating story

Panelists:

Jim Galloway – Political Columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Loretta Lepore – Republican Strategist and Policy Analyst
Teresa Tomlinson – Mayor of Columbus, Georgia