Voters will have a chance to help shape the American economy when they go to the polls in November. WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath breaks down where President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stand on key economic issues.
The President is refusing to say he’ll accept the results of the election, casting doubts about the legitimacy of the ballots. Also, protesters marched for a second night in Louisville, Kentucky calling for justice in the Breonna Taylor case. Kentucky’s governor and Louisville’s mayor have called on the attorney general to release the grand jury’s evidence.
And, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans says the pandemic is causing more people to reach out for help, reversing decades of progress with homelessness among vets.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, how it affects the presidential race and the power dynamics at play in the Senate around the battle for her replacement.
Supreme Court vacancy sets off debate as President Trump plans for Ginsburg successor, Joe Biden can’t count on Catholic vote as traditionalists swing to Trump, and scams spreading online that can cost you thousands.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Trump’s vaccine rhetoric, the administration’s political manipulation of science, Joe Biden’s campaign message for working-class voters and Trump’s approach to U.S. history education.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the differences between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on climate change and what the Trump campaign’s willingness to hold large indoor rallies says about Trump’s perspective on the pandemic.
Extreme heat and 50 mile per hour wind gusts are fueling major fires across 11 Western States. Two towns in Oregon are completely burned down. Also, the president told famous Watergate journalist Bob Woodward in early February that he believed coronavirus was “deadly” despite offering reassuring public statements.
And, a whistleblower at the Department of Homeland Security says he was ordered to alter intelligence reports on white supremacists, Russia and China, all to please the president.