Politics & Polls #36: Do Science and Facts Matter in the Trump Administration?

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
by Julian Zelizer & Sam Wang

President Trump’s budget blueprint proposes deep cuts to research at the National Institutes of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency. What lies ahead for scientific expertise and evidence-based policymaking? Are facts, evidence and truth under siege by the new administration?

In this episode of Politics & Polls, professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang interview Rush D. Holt about the current state of science in the U.S., from public opinion to its role in government decision-making.  Listen to "Politics & Polls."