From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".
The elections on November 7th will determine not only the next president of the U.S., but also the political makeup of the House and Senate. Diane and a panel of political observers talk about some of the most closely-watched Congressional races, and about whether Capitol Hill will look different come Inauguration Day.
- Charlie Cook Editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
- Bill Press Co-host of CNN's Crossfire
- Pat Shortridge Political adviser to majority leader Rep. Dick Armey
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