The Briefcase: McCain, Trump, Session, Kobach and more

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Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images News / Getty Images

It's been another whirlwind week, so we experiment with covering five topics each in 20 minutes. 

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Here's our lightening round!

1.  The President's interview with the New York Times is really something. We also discuss  'The Daily': Life as a G.O.P. Congressman in the Trump Era

2. Apologies to Ann Coulter -- she paid for extra leg room not an extra seat. Here's the article Sarah mentioned about observations v. expectations - The Silent Killer Of Relationships — Derek Harvey.

3. We're sending our thoughts to Senator McCain

4. Leah asked for our thoughts on Charles Koch's interview with Freakonomics. 

5. This episode of Criminal about the clergy abortion network blew us away.

6. Jana gave Beth a great intro suggestion, as the struggle to identify with the parties continues. 

7. Our listener Peggy thinks the President's remarks about Brigitte Macron were directed at the French President. 

8. The President's remarks on healthcare are concerning. 

9. Our maternal death rates are shockingly high. 

10. Kris Kobach, please stop talking.