Analysts Discuss Effects of President's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Dec 7, 2017

Today, President Trump announces his formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

On this edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer asks political analysts about the president reversing nearly seven decades of resisting such policy.  Joining the conversation: Dennis Goldford of Drake University and Dave Andersen of Iowa State University.

They also talk about the tax overhaul, the possibility of a government shutdown, and the accusations of sexual harassment and assault involving several national politicians.

Brian Morelli, reporter with The Gazette, also joins to talk about business lawyer Brad Hart winning the Cedar Rapids’ runoff election for mayor, who beat former City Council member Monica Vernon.