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Dr. Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's 2020 campaign, which officially kicked off at a Florida rally Tuesday. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on reports that New York has become the 13th state to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses, after Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the so-called "Green Light Bill" Monday night. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comment Wednesday that he might accept damaging information on a 2020 rival from a foreign government, if offered. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a deal reached on rent protections for tenants in New York, and comedian Jon Stewart's scolding speech before Congress Tuesday. He also comments on a new Quinnipiac poll showing former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of President Trump in a hypothetical 2020 matchup. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that the Justice Department will deliver Mueller evidence to the House, and analyzes President Trump's deal to avoid tariffs with Mexico. 

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. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock examines the ongoing talks between White House and Mexican officials regarding the U.S.-Mexico border, and considers whether President Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico will go forward Monday. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock reflects on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and discusses the Trump administration's ongoing talks with Mexican officials regarding Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The president has said he will impose tariffs on Mexico starting June 10 if a deal is not reached. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's announcement that he will impose tariffs on Mexico if the country doesn't do more to limit illegal immigration into the U.S. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Robert Mueller's first public statement on the Russia inquiry Wednesday, which came with an increase in calls by House Democrats for President Trump's impeachment. He also considers whether House Democrats will push Mueller to testify before Congress. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses his latest Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, where the Democratic governor said he will seek a fourth term. He also comments on the issue of ethics reform in New York state, and the escalating clash between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a warning from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that there are "dark forces" on the rise in Europe. He also considers what New York lawmakers have yet to tackle, as they near the end of the 2019 legislative session. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock reflects on Memorial Day, and discusses the results of the European elections. He also comments on Boris Johnson, who is favored to become Britain's next prime minister, and a stolen NSA tool at the heart of a cyberattack in Baltimore. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the ongoing feud between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump has called Pelosi "a mess" and Pelosi has demanded his family stage an "intervention." Chartock also considers what the Department of Justice's indictment of Julian Assange under the Espionage Act might mean for journalists. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a Wednesday meeting where President Trump stormed out on Democratic congressional leaders, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of engaging in a "cover up."

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler has issued subpoenas to former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson. He also comments on a bill in the New York state Legislature that would allow Congress to access President Trump's state tax returns. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that former White House counsel Don McGahn will not testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. He also comments on New York Republican Chairman Ed Cox's decision to relinquish control of the party and join President Trump's reelection campaign at the end of his term. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Republican Congressman Justin Amash, who has become the first of his party currently in Congress to say President Trump's conduct is impeachable. He also comments on Pete Buttigieg's appearance at a Fox News town hall, and Deutsche Bank staff who claim they saw suspicious activity in the accounts of President Trump and Jared Kushner. 

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. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock considers how Alabama's abortion ban might impact the 2020 election.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a Tuesday vote by Alabama lawmakers effectively banning nearly all abortions in the state. He also comments on reports that House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal won't request President Trump's state tax returns from New York even if a new law permits him to.

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

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a comment from President Trump's chief economic adviser that "both sides will pay" in an escalating trade war with China.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's decision to increase tariffs on China by $200 billion after trade talks on Thursday failed to reach an agreement. He also comments on a New York Times report saying the White House is daring Congressional Democrats to impeach the president, and opposition to the measles vaccine in New York state. 

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. 

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.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that President Trump is prepared to impose more tariffs on China, and that Chinese spies obtained and used the National Security Agency's hacking tools. He also comments on a new poll putting former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential race, and the renaming of a school in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock examines comments by President Trump that Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, and reports of intense fighting between Israel and Gaza over the weekend.

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.

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. 

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