John Knefel // Trump’s Hostages
Citing several recent political decisions, John Knefel challenges Donald Trump's self-proclaimed title of "dealmaker,’ describing him as a “hostage negotiator in reverse” due to his willingness to risk many lives for his own personal gain.
Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch
Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
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POLITICS | A weekly video series covering politics and current affairs, hosted by siblings John and Molly Knefel.
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