Ep. 8: Guns, Surveillance and How Trump’s Rhetoric Could Boomerang

The Week Ahead

Posted June 17, 2016 at 2:05pm

Efforts by Democrats to push through gun-control legislation will dominate the Senate next week and could throw yet another wrench into passage of spending bills, says CQ Roll Call’s Budget and Economy Editor Jane Norman. Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and Magazine Deputy Editor Jason Dick discuss why voters could lose interest in Donald Trump’s rhetoric. And National Defense Reporter Megan Scully unpacks the Defense spending bill that includes debates over war funding, measures to keep the Guantanamo Bay prison open and why attempts to curtail unwarranted surveillance failed.