Lessons from 2 weeks of impeachment inquiry hearings
These past two weeks have been historic, with key figures testifying that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, and that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence were “in the loop.” Trump also disparaged a former ambassador on Twitter in real time as she testified.
Analysis: Ambassador Sondland’s testimony in impeachment inquiry
Gordon Sondland said there was a quid pro quo in dealings with Ukraine, and that he assumed military aid for Ukraine had strings attached. Sondland also implicated senior administration officials, saying they were all “in the loop.”
Billionaire presidential hopeful Tom Steyer on fixing government
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it. He argues that he can fix it because he has “a special history of succeeding.” He explains how he’d change tax laws, and why he chooses a public option for health care.
California’s clout in the 2020 election
Thousands of political junkies and many presidential hopefuls gathered in Long Beach over the weekend for the California Democratic Party Convention. We recorded a special show there, looking at the state of the primary race in California, what voters care about, campaign fundraising, and impeachment.
Analyzing Marie Yovanovich’s testimony
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says she was the target of a smear campaign. As she testifies, President Trump attacks her on Twitter.