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  • Karl Rove talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council May 12, 2016 - full discussion

    Republican strategist Karl Rove said that the unfavorable polls for this presidential election are "jaw-droppingly bad" and that voters are faced with "choosing between the lesser of two evils." He said Trump has "thrown out the rule book", and "anybody who says they know how this election will turn out is kidding themselves." Rove spoke at a Los Angeles World Affairs Council event Thursday, May 12th about American politics throughout history and his new book The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters.
  • Senator Lindsey Graham Full

    Senator Lindsey Graham said that the Republican Party risks losing its soul because of its fear of Donald Trump, and that ISIS needs to be destroyed or they will launch another 9/11 on the United States. The Senator from South Carolina and Presidential candidate spoke to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at a dinner on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Graham said that the war against ISIS cannot be won from the air but requires troops on the ground which he argued should include American along with Turkish and Sunni Arab troops. He also said that Putin is a bully who shouldn't be appeased and that our most serious national security threat is our level of debt.
  • Treasury Sec Geithner- act quickly and forcefully in financial crisis

    7/31/2012 Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the lessons learned from 2008 financial crisis: act quickly and forcefully – or see the economy shrink from under your feet

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