The NPR Politics Podcast

Weekly Roundup: June 4th


Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont had asked the Labor Department to bar governors from prematurely ending supplementary unemployment payments tied to the pandemic. In an interview with NPR, Walsh said there probably wasn't anything the administration could do to stop them.

Also: Vice President Harris is taking her first international trip in an effort to stem the flow of migrants to the U.S. southern border.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.

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