Washington Today
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Catch up on the biggest stories of the day from Washington with interviews and analysis from leading journalists. Posted weekdays at 6:30 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you the "Q&A" podcast.
Appeals court rules Donald Trump is not immune from criminal prosecution
Interview with Politico's Josh Gerstein on federal appeals court ruling former President Trump is not immune from criminal prosecution (1), President Biden appeals to Congress to pass bipartisan border security agreement amid widespread Republican opposition, House defeats a resolution to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, FAA Administrator Whitaker testifies on safety of Boeing jet planes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 6
49 min
Senate GOP split on whether to support or oppose border security deal
Senate debates $118 billion bill to aid Ukraine, Israel & Taiwan and secure U.S. border, Pentagon on Iran-back militias in Middle East still attacking U.S. positions, President Biden on King Charles diagnosed with cancer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 5
48 min
Weekend Edition: Nones, Fentanyl, Swatting
First – pastor and political scientist Ryan Burge discusses the rise in religious "nones" people who don't identify with any religion – and the impact this group could have on Campaign 2024. Then - a conversation about the ongoing fentanyl crisis in the U-S with journalist Sam Quinones -- author of the book “The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth.” Plus – CQ Roll Call reporter Chris Marquette discusses the uptick in so-called "swatting" attacks on Members of Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 3
25 min
January jobs report much stronger than expected
January jobs report, Speaker Johnson (R-LA) and Rep. Cuellar (D-TX) on bipartisan border security deal in the Senate, President Biden attends dignified transfer of U.S. soldiers killed in drone attack in Jordan, U.S. Ambassador to UN Thomas-Greenfield on latest Israel-Hamas ceasefire resolution, radio show host Joe Madison dies, Rep. Thompson (R-PA) on Groundhog Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 2
45 min
President Biden sanctions Israeli West Bank settlers attacking Palestinians
President Biden issues an Executive Order sanctioning Israeli settlers committing violent act against Palestinians in the West Bank and talks about the war with Hamas at the National Prayer Breakfast, Defense Secretary Austin apologizes for keeping his hospitalization secret, ICE Acting Director on arrest of 171 potentially dangerous noncitizens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 1
49 min
Senators press tech CEO's on stopping online child sexual exploitation
Interviews with Politico's Rebecca Kern on five tech company CEO's testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee on protecting children from online sexual exploitation (12) and with MarketWatch's Greg Robb on Federal Reserve holding interest rates steady (22), GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump meets with Teamsters union in bid to get their endorsement, FBI Director Christopher Wray warns of Chinese state-sponsored hackers targeting U.S. critical infrastructure.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31
51 min
House committee takes up impeachment articles against DHS Sec Mayorkas
House Homeland Security Committee debates articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of immigration and border security, Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) denies House Republicans are blocking Senate bipartisan border security deal to help Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, President Joe Biden says he has decided how to response to the deadly drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan that the president blames on Iran. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30
47 min
Def Sec expresses 'outrage' and 'sorrow'  after drone attack in Jordan
Pentagon & White House on deadly attack on a U.S. military base in Jordan, The Hill's Mychael Schnell on status of bipartisan U.S. border security deal in Senate and House plans to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas (29), man who intentionally leaked tax records of Donald Trump and other wealthy people is sentenced to 5 years in prison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29
47 min
Weekend Edition: AI, Israel-Hamas, Tax Reform
First – Zeve Sanderson of New York University's Center for Social Media & Politics discusses the use of artificial intelligence and the impact it could have on the 2024 election. Then -- Hudson Institute's Michael Doran and Benjamin Friedman of Defense Priorities discuss the latest in the Israel-Hamas war, the role of Iran's proxy forces, and concerns about a wider conflict in the Mideast. Plus – Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin discusses congressional efforts to pass a package of tax breaks that would impact businesses AND parents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27
33 min
Donald Trump ordered to pay $83 million for defaming E. Jean Carroll
Jury says Donald Trump must pay $83.3 million in damages for defamation against columnist E. Jean Carroll, former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and JP Morgan Chase CEO Jaime Dimon on Earned Income Tax Credit and other ways to help working families, President Biden pauses LNG exports, reaction to Alabama's execution using nitrogen gas, International Court of Justice rules Israel must take steps to prevent acts of genocide in war in Gaza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26
43 min
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