Washington Journal 02/10/2018 Author Nicholas Kralev discusses diplomacy at the Olympics, Bloomberg's Zachary Mider discusses the influence of hedge funds on policy making, and National Alliance for Caregiving's Grace Whiting discusses the RAISE Family Caregivers Act.

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    6:59 AM EST

    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the issue of President Trump deciding not to declassify a House Intelligence Committee Democratic memo. The memo rebuts claims by Republican counterparts, which the president did declassify, that the FBI abused its surveillance authority. John Bennett, speaking by phone, talked about President Trump’s decision.

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    7:02 AM EST

    John Bennett on House Intelligence Committee Democratic Memo

    CQ Roll Call’s John Bennett, speaking by phone, talked about President Trump’s decision to block the House Intelligence Committee Democratic memo after allowing the memo from committee Republicans to be declassified.

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    8:02 AM EST

    Nicholas Kralev on Diplomacy at the Olympics

    Nicholas Kralev talked about potential diplomatic outcomes from the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in South Korea. He is the author of America’s Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Democracy.

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    8:36 AM EST

    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open for comments on news of the day.

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    9:04 AM EST

    Zachary Mider on Influence of Hedge Funds on Washington

    Zachary Mider discussed his recent Bloomberg Businessweek article, “Good for the U.S., Bad for the World,” on the influence of hedge funds on policy-making.

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    9:32 AM EST

    Grace Whiting on Caregiving in U.S.

    Grace Whiting talked about the impact of the RAISE Family Caregivers Act, recently signed by President Trump, on the approximately 44 million caregivers in the U.S.