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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists, now that the Trump era has begun, what will be the biggest surprise out of President Trump's first week in office?

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Now, panel, what will be the big story out of the first week of the Trump regime? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: ISIS will surrender, 20 million manufacturing jobs will come back to America, all illegal immigrants will self-deport, CNN and The New York Times will go out of business, and then Donald Trump will wake up.


SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: President Trump will declare that his son, Barron, is an actual baron and will give him New Jersey.


SAGAL: Roy Blount Jr.

ROY BLOUNT JR.: Not until Thursday will impeachment proceedings begin.


SAGAL: They'll give him that long, is what you're saying.

BLOUNT: Yeah, takes a while.

BILL KURTIS: Well, if any of those things happen, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis.


SAGAL: Thanks also to Roy Blount Jr., Amy Dickinson and Peter Grosz. Thanks to all of you for listening. We appreciate it.


SAGAL: I am Peter Sagal, and we will be back with you, we hope, next week.


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