Attorney General William Barr

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an opinion in the New York Times suggesting voters' exhaustion with President Trump may prevent his re-election. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an impeachment resolution that failed in the House of Representatives Wednesday, and a House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for not submitting complete copies of documents subpoenaed for a probe into the 2020 census. 

Attorney General William Barr has Democrats’ attention.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's ongoing criticism of the New York Times, after the newspaper reported Saturday that many aspects of the president's deal to avoid tariffs with Mexico were agreed to months beforehand. 

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that President Trump does not want war with Iran, and that the House Intelligence Committee will vote on "enforcement action" against U.S. Attorney General William Barr or the Department of Justice next week. 

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that China raised tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods Monday.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the increasing tension between President Trump and House Democrats, as a House panel voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress Wednesday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a New York Times investigation finding President Trump's tax figures show over $1 billion in losses from 1985 to 1994. He also comments on reports that Democrats are moving forward with a contempt vote against U.S. Attorney General William Barr, and that Iran has partially retreated from a 2015 nuclear deal.

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's response after U.S. Attorney General William Barr skipped a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee Thursday.

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses U.S. Attorney General William Barr's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday. He also comments on speculation from Preet Bharara that President Trump may be indicted after he leaves office, and reports that the Florida Legislature has passed legislation allowing teachers to carry guns in schools. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Robert Mueller has objected to U.S. Attorney General William Barr's description of the Russia investigation, and Barr's expected appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Saturday shooting where one person died and three others were injured at a California synagogue. He also comments on President Trump's withdrawal from a global arms treaty via a speech to the National Rifle Association on Friday. 

4/18/19 Panel

Apr 18, 2019

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Robert Griffin - founding dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) at the University at Albany, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius Kelly, and Vice President of Editorial Development for the New York Press Association Judy Patrick.

There is an obvious break in the middle of the discussion where we cut away to air special coverage of U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr's press conference regarding The Mueller Report.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an order by U.S. Attorney General William Barr denying bond hearings to some asylum-seeking migrants, and a measure vetoed by President Trump that would end U.S. involvement in the Yemen War.

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been re-elected to a fifth term. He also comments on a Texas fund-raiser where President Trump warned of the dangers of migrants, and Gregory B. Craig, an Obama-era White House counsel who expects to be indicted on charges related to his work for the Ukrainian government. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses U.S. Attorney General William Barr's pledge to release a redacted version of the Mueller report "within a week." He also comments on his latest Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and reports that Senator Bernie Sanders is now a millionaire and will release his tax returns. 

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Massachusetts Democrat Richard Neal's formal request for six years of President Trump's personal tax returns. He also comments on a New York Times report where some of Robert Mueller's investigators say the findings of the Mueller report are more damaging than U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in his summary. 

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In a letter based on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election, U.S. Attorney General William Barr says President Trump and his campaign did not collude with the Russian government. Barr also writes there is not enough evidence to charge Trump with obstructing the investigation. With more wrinkles likely to come, Democrats are calling for Mueller’s full report to be released. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Mueller investigation, which found insufficient evidence of conspiracy between President Trump and Russia according to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, but didn't exonerate the president on obstruction of justice. He also comments on U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign speech in front of Trump Tower in New York City.