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FOX News Radio's National Correspondent Jared Halpern along with a team of FOX News reporters & contributors look at the week that was inside the beltway.

THIS WEEK:

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence proposed a "Space Force", ready for battle by the year 2020, if Congress funds it.  FOX's Pentagon Producer, Lucas Tomlinson and FOX's Washington Correspondent, Rachel Sutherland, discuss the big plans.

President Trump's lawyers have taken to the cable news circuits, discussing the Robert Mueller investigation and the President's potential sit down meeting with the Special Counsel.  Rachel spoke with FOX's White House Correspondent, Jon Decker, about the ongoing negotiations.

Tuesday night there were special elections in five states, that typically lean Republican.  Kyle Kondik, managing Editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia, discusses the reason Democrats are overperforming during this cycle.

President Trump tweeted Friday that he was authorizing "a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey." The President said their currency was sliding "rapidly downward against our [U.S.] very strong Dollar!" Simon Owen, FOX's London-based correspondent, discusses the international repercussions.

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