Trumping COVID, VP Debate, Quad Security Dialogue, Potpourri
Written by kslmadmin on October 9, 2020
The McLaughlin Group — October 9, 2020
guest panelist this week is The Hill’s Saagar Enjeti
Issue one: Trumping Covid
Waving from the White House balcony, President Trump returned home after a short stay at Walter Reed Military Hospital. Discussing Trump’s response to COVID, having suffered it himself, and the political ramifications of his infection.
Issue two: Harris vs. Pence
Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris exchanged barbs in Wednesday’s Vice Presidential debate. Discussing their performance and how it supplements the broader campaign environment.
Issue three: Quad
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the foreign ministers of Australia, India, and Japan this week. The meeting of the so-called “Quad” group in Tokyo had one focus: China. Namely, strengthening efforts to resist Chinese aggression.
Issue Four: Potpourri
Discussing Senate races, as Democrats become increasingly hopefully they can secure both House and Senate majorities this November. Also discussing new restrictions on H1B Visas, declassification of a 2016 CIA memo, and Amy Coney Barrett.
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