Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Theresa May soldiers on; Israel political turmoil; France fuel protests

Read more

FOCUS

'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

Read more

YOU ARE HERE

Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties

Read more

#THE 51%

India's vanishing women workers

Read more

REPORTERS

Reporters: An outside view of France's Fifth Republic

Read more

#TECH 24

Audrey Tang: A hacker-turned-minister in Taiwan

Read more

ENCORE!

The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

Read more

PERSPECTIVE

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

Read more

THE DEBATE

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

Latest update : 2018-01-31

Good Trump, Bad Trump: US president touts unity... and divisive immigration plan

"Tonight I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground". It's not always what you hear from Donald Trump, but he did use those words in his State of the Union address. Trump's overture came before a Congress where a battle now awaits on immigration. Will the nativist core of his electorate drive the agenda on selected immigration, curbs on welcoming family members of migrants... and closing the border on more than people but also on free trade arrangements?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Maya-Anaïs YATAGHÈNE & Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Josh KRAUSHAAR

Political editor, National Journal @HotlineJosh

Miranda YAVER

Lecturer in Political Science, Yale University

Chris CHMIELENSKI

Director of Content & Activism at Numbers USA

Ruth BEN-ARTZI

Visiting Fellow, Sciences Po Paris

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2018-11-15 Debate

Brexit revolt: Can Theresa May weather the storm?

It's stormy weather across the Channel. Just 48 hours after news first dropped of a draft Brexit agreement, hard Brexiteers are getting in formation with four cabinet members...

Read more

2018-11-14 Debate

The hard sell: Will Theresa May's Brexit plan fly?

It's crunch time at 10 Downing Street as Theresa May pitches a draft Brexit agreement to her own cabinet. Will it fly? The UK, Ireland and the whole continent are holding their...

Read more

2018-11-13 Debate

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst fighting since 2014

Cynics call it "cutting the grass". Periodically, Israel wages war with the Gaza Strip to curb cross-border attacks and destroy smugglers' tunnels. So how did the two sides once...

Read more

2018-11-12 Debate

'Patriotism, not nationalism': Macron takes on Trump's worldview

What a dramatic setting for a fundamental argument. Donald Trump took his seat while a cold steel rain beat down on Paris' Arc de Triomphe for the 100th anniversary...

Read more

2018-11-08 Debate

Mueller probe under threat? Sessions' firing throws Russia investigation into question

On Wednesday, Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a year of reported bitterness towards him. The US president has long criticised Jeff Sessions' decision to...

Read more