After President Trump ordered US troops removed from northern Syria, tensions in the region remain high, despite a temporary ceasefire agreement by Turkey. Sam and his guests discuss that story and look back at this week's Democratic presidential debate. Meanwhile, Facebook continues to deal with backlash over its handling of political ads and its proposed global currency, Libra. Sam is joined by Matt Pearce, a reporter for the L.A. Times covering the 2020 presidential campaign, and by the host of NPR's 'Embedded' podcast, Kelly McEvers.
Kelly speaks with Matt Pearce, a reporter for the LA Times. Matt has spent the past six years on the National Desk but will now be covering the 2020 presidential campaign. Matt posted a survey asking people how they want to see him cover the race, which has produced surprising results.