Political Junkie: GOP Tax Bill And Flynn Plea Dominate D.C. Cody Drabble Monday, December 4, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, then-national security adviser, arrives to a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22. The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. This week, Ken Rudin recaps a dramatic weekend of movement on the GOP tax bill and the Mueller investigation.