WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the start of President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate Tuesday, where Senators voted along party lines to approve a modified version of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's trial rules after a nearly 13-hour session.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Soviet-born businessman Lev Parnas, a key figure in the Ukraine scandal, is now saying President Trump was fully aware of efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a new poll indicating a majority of Americans disapprove of President Trump's handling of Iran, and reports of growing protests in Iran over the downing of a Ukrainian jet last week.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's response to Iran's missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq, and the ongoing standoff between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the president's impeachment trial.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Iran fired a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases housing American troops in Iraq Tuesday night, in response to the U.S. killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani. No U.S. casualties have been reported; WAMC will carry NPR special coverage of President Trump's statement on the attack this morning.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's powerful influence in the Republican party, and reports that U.S. intelligence officials are watching North Korea for what the country has ominously referred to as a "Christmas gift."
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to see testimony from Mick Mulvaney, John Bolton, and other White House officials in the Senate's impeachment trial.
In a preview of this week's Media Project, WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with Rosemary Armao, Judy Patrick, and Rex Smith about personal bias, and considers whether journalists should be required to disclose their political party.