"Like a drunken traveler in the departure lounge"

08.23.2019 - By Deadline: White House

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John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the president escalating his trade war with China as he compares his hand-picked Fed Chair to the authoritarian president of China. Plus, our foreign allies prepare for chaos from Trump at the upcoming G-7,  new polling shows warning signs for the president, and the latest on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's fight with cancer. 

Joined by: NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, senior correspondent for Boston's public news station WBUR Kimberly Atkins, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, MSNBC's Ali Velshi, former economic advisor for President Obama Austan Goolsbee, NBC News' Pete Williams, MSNBC national security analyst Evelyn Farkas, former DNC senior advisor Doug Thornell, and host of MSNBC's "Politics Nation" Reverend Al Sharpton.

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