On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Asia. He called US - North Korea policy of the past 20 years a failure and said "this policy of strategic patience has ended." What does that mean?
We’ll also discuss a new ProPublica report about the hundreds of officials Donald Trump has quietly hired for positions in every major federal agency. They include lobbyists, Trump loyalists, campaign staffers, and far right columnists.
Paul Blumenthal, reporter at The Huffington Post covering campaign finance and money-in-politics
Justin Elliott, investigative reporter at ProPublica covering politics, and government accountability
Tim Shorrock, veteran national security reporter and author of Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing
The Huffington Post: Government Lets Trump Off The Hook For His Washington Hotel Conflict Of Interest
South China Morning Post: THE REAL REASON CHINA WON’T EXERT ECONOMIC PRESSURE ON NORTH KOREA