What does the French president want from Trump?

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French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump. There will be a state dinner Tuesday night and on Wednesday, he’ll speak to a joint session of Congress. Why does he seem so eager to be closer to Trump?

Credits

Guests:
Alissa Johannsen Rubin - New York Times - @alissanyt, Heather Conley - Center for Strategic and International Studies - @CSISEurope

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Devan Schwartz