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Greater Boston Full Show: 12/10/18

What Does The Future Hold For Donald Trump After Sentencing Filings?
It was a busy weekend at the White House, with major developments out of the Russia investigation and big senior staff shake-up.

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly, will resign his post at the end of the year, ending months of speculation. The news came on the heels of new details revealed in court filings about actions taken by Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, and former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, during the 2016 campaign. Trump brushed off the news and claimed vindication, but others think that Trump’s legal troubles just got a whole lot darker.

Democrat Jesse Mermell, former communication director for Gov. Deval Patrick, and former Republican State Treasurer Joe Malone joined Jim Braude to discuss.

Representatives-Elect Talk About Goals Ahead On Beacon Hill
The makeup of the state House of Representatives will have plenty of new Democratic voices come January, eager to deliver on their progressive campaign promises. But state Representatives-elect Nika Elugardo, Liz Miranda and Tram Nguyen are tempering their ambitions with realism.

The soon-to-be House colleagues appeared Monday for a joint interview on Greater Boston where they discussed their priorities for the upcoming legislative session and how those priorities will fit into the larger framework of the House.

“There are two models of leadership: There’s the kind where you ascend a pipeline of positions, and there’s the kind where you mobilize people, which is what we’ve all done,” Elugardo said, looking at Miranda and Nguyen. “And when you mobilize people, you can absolutely have structural change.”

Visa Concerns Facing Indian Families
There's been a lot of attention this year on families getting split up at the border, but less so on the elements of our immigration system splitting up families who are here legally. And families from India are being hit the hardest.

IMHO: Hard To Say 'I'm Sorry'
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on actor and comedian Kevin Hart's unearthed homophobic tweets and gives a lesson in the art of the apology

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