NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the fallout from the impeachment trial, former President Trump’s control of the Republican Party, and whether Democrats can stay united.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump and the Biden administration’s response to the pandemic.
Democratic House impeachment managers wrapped up their arguments Thursday night in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump for his actions leading up to and on the day of the Capitol insurrection.
Also, now that he is out of office Trump is also facing investigations in several states related to potential financial crimes and election fraud. And, President Biden is releasing his plan to begin phasing in a new asylum process that will reverse his predecessor’s highly-criticized “Remain in Mexico” policy.
House impeachment managers showed chilling new footage to senators during Day 2 of Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial.
Also, President Biden spoke with China’s president in an opening conversation about the vast economic, climate, and security challenges between the two nations. And, the U.S. will impose sanctions and other consequences on Myanmar’s military leaders in response to the coup carried out there earlier this month.
On the first day of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, the Senate voted that the trial of a former president is constitutional, setting up days of arguments from House managers and Trump’s defense team.
Also, the U.S. military will pause normal operations to examine the problem of domestic extremism within the military ranks. And, Twitter is testing a new pilot program to try and get the spread of misinformation on the platform under control.
Democrats’ plan offers $1,400 stimulus checks at same income levels as previous rounds, Former President Trump’s lawyers call impeachment trial political theater, Cincinnati ‘tip war’ raises over $34,000 for restaurant workers in hometown rivalry.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including how former President Trump’s second impeachment trial will be different from the first, how partisanship plays in to the trial, Trump’s continued influence on the Republican Party and President Biden’s relief plan.
The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins this week as Republicans and his legal team argue the impeachment is unconstitutional.
And, South Africa has paused a planned deployment of a coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca after a study there showed it may be less effective against a new strain of the virus detected there. Also, how worried are U.S. health officials about variant strains of the virus in the U.S.?
House GOP leaders are dealing with divisions on two fronts, including how to deal with freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and her incendiary comments and support for conspiracy theories.
And, the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins next week and House managers have detailed their case that he is singularly responsible for the Capitol insurrection. Also, Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO of Amazon after 27 years at the company he founded.