(Washington Post Live)
On March 22, lawmakers and political analysts assessed President Trump’s first 50 days in office. They discussed policy priorities in a Republican-led Washington, where Democrats can front opposition or find common ground, and how Trump’s approach to the presidency is resonating in the Beltway and beyond.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Program Highlights
President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski spoke about his experience in Trump's campaign.
  • Mar 22, 2017
Democratic political strategist and former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, Donna Brazile, said the future of the Democratic Party is outside of Washington for now.
  • Mar 22, 2017
President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski discussed Trump's relationship with the media.
  • Mar 22, 2017
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) spoke about the future of health care under President Trump.
  • Mar 22, 2017
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.) said President Trump should apologize to former president Barack Obama over his wiretapping claims.
  • Mar 22, 2017
Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) assessed President Trump’s first 50 days in office, saying he focuses on what Trump is doing to grow the economy.
  • Mar 22, 2017
Sponsor Remarks
Ramon Looby, Senior Vice President, Public Policy And State Government Relations for Bank of America, spoke about the company's community outreach programs.
  • Mar 22, 2017
The Art of the Presidency
Donna Brazile
Former DNC Chairman
Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is the former Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). For over 40 years Brazile, former Vice-Chair of Civic Engagement and Voter Participation, has been an active member of the Democratic Party.
Corey Lewandowski
Former Trump Campaign Manager
Corey Lewandowski served as campaign manager for Donald Trump for President from June 2015 to June 2016. He recently founded D.C.-based political consulting firm Avenue Strategies.
Moderated by Karen Tumulty
The Washington Post
Karen Tumulty is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post, where she received the 2013 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.
A Game Plan for Democrats
Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.)
U.S. Representative
Joaquin Castro is a House Democrat from Texas now serving in his second term. He serves on both the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)
U.S. Senate
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin was sworn into the Senate on November 15, 2010 to fill the seat of the late Senator Robert C. Byrd. Senator Manchin was re-elected to a full-term in 2012. He was the 35th Governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010.
Moderated by Ed O’Keefe
The Washington Post
Ed O’Keefe is a congressional reporter who has covered congressional and presidential politics since 2008.
The GOP In Control
Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.)
U.S. Senate
David Perdue is the junior Senator from Georgia. He is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and has over 40 years of business experience as the former CEO of Reebok athletic brand and Dollar General stores. For the 115th Congress, Sen. Perdue serves on the Armed Services, Budget, Banking and Agriculture Committees.
Vin Weber
Former U.S. Representative
Vin Weber represented Minnesota as a Republican in Congress for 12 years. He is now a partner and lobbyist at D.C.-based public strategy firm Mercury.
Moderated by Paul Kane
The Washington Post
Paul Kane is The Post's senior congressional correspondent and author of the @PKCapitol column covering the 115th Congress.
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