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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-01-11

Trump Faces The Press: The President-Elect And Putin (part 1)

Eight days before his inauguration, Donald Trump has staged his first press conference since July. The president-elect was grilled by on his potential conflicts of interests regarding his business ties, his friendliness towards Vladimir Putin and his tax returns. Could these criticisms be grounds for impeachment on Day One? And with Trump hitting back hard at reporters and singling out "failing news organisations", how will the press cover a president who undermines them to such an extent?

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

William JORDAN

Former State Department Official stationed in Damascus

Molly McKEW

Foreign policy consultant

Michael JOHNS

Co-founder, National Tea Party Movement

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