Trump's 2020 Campaign And Escalating Tensions With Iran

President Trump "officially" kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign as die-hard supporters gathered from across Florida Tuesday night to celebrate his announcement. 

On this politics day edition of  River to River,  host Ben Kieffer talks with analysts about growing tensions with Iran, the US  deploying 1000 more troops to the Middle East as well as other top political headlines of the week. 

Also, we continue our home state view series of interviews about the leadership of 2020 candidates with a Vermont perspective on Senator Bernie Sanders.

Guests include: 

  • Dave Andersen, assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University 
  • Evan Renfro, assistant professor of political science at University of Northern Iowa
  • Peter Hirschfeld, reporter at Vermont Public Rdio