Plus, the country is busy preparing for a big election of its own.
Elsewhere in the world, Angela Merkel was elected to a fourth term as Germany’s Chancellor and tributes poured in for theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who died this week at 76.
Jon Sopel, North America editor, BBC; author of a new book, “If Only They Didn’t Speak English: Notes from Trump’s America”; @BBCJonSopel
Rosiland Jordan, State Department/specials correspondent, Al Jazeera English Television; @RosJordanAJE
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