Online discussion with Jay Footlik and Rick Smotkin

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The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) organised an online discussion “Trump and Biden: What kind of surprises we can expect?”. Two different views on the upcoming U.S. elections were offered by Jay Footlik and Rick Smotkin. The debate was moderated by Tomáš Pojar, Vice-Rector of CEVRO Institute. 

Jay Footlik ran in the past for Congress for the Democratic Party. In last 30 years, he has been involved with the party in many election campaigns. During the term of President Bill Clinton he served as his advisor for domestic and foreign policy affairs, specializing mainly in Middle East.

Rick Smotkin is a convinced Republican. He worked for International Republican Institute. As an advisor he participated in many campaigns of members of the Republican Party. He worked for Rudy Giuliani during his term as mayor of New York or for Senator John Ashcroft.

The discussion record is available on CEVRO Institute YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBYUIOZpi1M