Weekly Roundup: May 13th
The NPR Politics Podcast
Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with NPR’s Deirdre Walsh for a conversation about the leaked Supreme Court draft that would spell the end of Roe v. Wade, his success at reshaping the federal judiciary, and what his relationship with the Biden White House will be if Republicans gain control of the Senate in November.
This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, acting congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, national political correspondent, and White House correspondent Tamara Keith.
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