PBS NewsHour – New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s trip to Washington, the Jan. 6 committee report and if Congress should consider barring Trump from holding office again.
December 20, 2022: Putin visits Belarus, Dutch Prime Minister apologizes for slave trade role and January 6 Panel refers criminal charges for Donald Trump to Justice Department.
Last night, in a televised hearing, the committee investigating the events of January 6th 2021 charged Donald Trump with “dereliction of duty” for failing to stop his supporters’ attack.
The evidence was strong; whether it will change anything remains unclear. We examine the thinking behind the European Central Bank’s surprise half-point rise in interest rates. And the money motivations of Bangladesh’s loosening booze laws.
The House Jan. 6 committee reconvenes for another public hearing. Russia appears close to capturing a key Ukrainian city in the eastern part of the country. And crypto-currency could be vulnerable to security threats.
The committee investigating the Capitol attacks of January 6th 2021 held the first of several public hearings last night, having gathered evidence for the past year.
The hearings may not break Donald Trump’s hold on the Republicans, but they are creating a vital record of an attempted coup. As wolf populations grow, humans are learning to live with them. And why the corporate world has taken an interest in psychedelic drugs.
It was a year ago today that a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. How has that attack changed Congress?
And more and more middle-class Americans, with jobs and families sympathize with fringe groups. What happens when extremism goes mainstream? Plus, why the CDC has been fumbling its public messaging.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including the bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed U.S. service members, the commission investigating the Jan. 6 riot, and voting rights legislation.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and E.J. Dionne from The Washington Post join Judy Woodruff to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure deal, new information about the delta variant’s threat, and the Capitol Police testimony during the Jan. 6 hearings.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including former President Donald Trump’s rewriting of the January 6 attacks, President Joe Biden’s stance on police reform and what it says about the Democratic Party.