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05/10/2017: Is this what running the government like a business looks like?

Kellyanne Conway went on CNN this morning to talk about President Trump's bombshell firing of FBI director James Comey and said this: "You want to question the timing of when he hires, when he fires. It’s inappropriate. He’ll do it when he wants to." Um, asking questions is exactly what a free press in a representative democracy is supposed to do, and we still have a lot of them. Questions like: what's gonna happen with health care? Tax reform? Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure package? And there's a broader question that's unique to this president: Is this how you run a business? Is it how you run the government like a business? We'll talk about it. Plus: the state of schools in Erie County, Pennsylvania and the second part of our interview with Susan Burton.

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