This month has been incredibly tumultuous in US politics. We had the historic ousting of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, courtroom drama in the cases against former president Trump and war breaking out in Israel. Republican disunity appears to be near breaking point. To help make sense of the fast-moving dynamics, Associate Professor in American Politics and Foreign Policy David Smith provides a breakdown of the latest and what to expect moving forward.

What does the House speaker race reveal about the Republican Party? If convicted of a crime, would President Trump serve jail time? Where is the Republican Party on support for Israel?

Tune in for answers to these questions and more.

Publications mentioned in the podcast:
Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States