This week, two terrific reporters join us from their beats: first up, Salena Zito., National Political Reporter for The Washington Examiner (and author of the forthcoming book The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics) as well as an expert on the denizens of Trump country. Then, Debra Saunders, the White House Correspondent of the Las Vegas Review-Journal gives us some insights into what its like to cover this President. Also, the Comey book, and happy trails to Paul Ryan.

Music from this week’s show: Karma Chameleon by Culture Club

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America is coming up on a historic anniversary: April 9th, when the Civil War ended with the surrender of General Robert E. Lee. This surrender took place following the Battle of Appomattox Court House. Joining Salena Zito on Mainstreet Meets the Beltway to discuss this is Ernie Price, Chief of education and Visitor services at the Appomattox Courthouse.

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There’s a very special guest on Mainstreet Meets the Beltway this week: President Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. He met up with Salena Zito in Sarah’s Candy, an iconic candy factory in Pennsylvania. Don Jr. joined Salena to talk about the importance of the PA-18 election.

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Salena has two guests on Mainstreet Meets the Beltway this week. First, the Beltway comes to Mainstreet: Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) has left Washington to join Salena in the studio. Following a discussion on the senator’s special skill of piloting aircraft, the two get into politics. Toomey is a strong believer that the economy is improving and his constituents are going to see the benefits first hand. After discussing policy, the senator is swapped out for Salena’s second guest: Bethany Mandel, conservative author and commentator.

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Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel and Heatstreet’s Stephen Miller welcome Salena Zito to talk about the forgotten Americans along the Acela Corridor and beyond. Zito served as a reporter and columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and is currently a contributor for CNN, the New York Post, and the Washington Examiner. (You might know her as the person who coined the phrase about President Trump: “The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally.”)

Our intro and outro music is “Outside the City” by Young Galaxy. Stephen’s song of the week is “The Way I Feel” by Dude York, and Jon’s is “Sugar for the Pill” by Slowdive. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist. You also should subscribe to this podcast and give it five-star, glowing reviews on iTunes!

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