Checking Trump: What do the midterms mean for the world?

Checking Trump: What do the midterms mean for the world?

Americans cast their votes in the country’s midterm elections on November 6. 

As predicted, President Donald Trump‘s Republican party held on to the Senate, but the Democrats won control of the House of Representatives.

What does a split legislature mean for the administration’s foreign policy agenda? And what should the rest of the world take away from the election?

In a new episode of The Take, host Imtiaz Tyab puts those questions to Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett, Rosiland Jordan, and Patty Culhane, all veteran Washington, DC correspondents. Reporters from Tehran and Beijing weigh in too.

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The Team:

Graelyn Brashear and Kyana Moghadam produced this episode. They had production help from Morgan Waters, Jasmin Bauomy, Jordan Marie Bailey and host Imtiaz Tyab. The sound designer is Ian Coss. Graelyn Brashear is the show’s lead producer.

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