Flashpoint 9/8/19: US-China Trade War; Michigan governor's budget deal; MSU fined $4.5 million

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DETROITHere is what you missed on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint: 

The Department of Education throws a haymaker at Michigan State University. The department fined the university $4.5 million as part of the Lassy Nassar sexual abuse scandal.  Michigan businesses wait for a break in the trade war. And what about the new NAFTA? Michigan Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin discussed all of this on Sunday 

And after the early budget deals of the Rick Snyder years, the Whitmer era is a throwback.

Segment One: 

 Democratic Michigan Congressman Elissa Slotkin. 

Segment Two: 

Steve Mitchell, Mitchell Research and Communications; Stephen Henderson, host, Detroit Today;  Nolan Finley, editorial page editor, The Detroit News; Jill Alper, Alper Strategies. 

Segment Three: 

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week's episode. 

About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.