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President Trump

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Hillary Clinton's announcement that she will not run for president in 2020, and efforts by the House Judiciary Committee to expand investigations into the Trump Administration. He also comments on his recent Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo about the state budget. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that U.S. Senator Rand Paul may vote against President Trump's emergency declaration, forcing a veto from the president. He also comments on U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign, which launched Saturday, and gun control efforts in New York state. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses his recent Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the governor's attempt to revive the deal for an Amazon headquarters in New York City. He also comments on reports that President Trump ordered officials to give Jared Kushner security clearance, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's performance at Michael Cohen's hearing before the House oversight committee on Wednesday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Michael Cohen's testimony before the House oversight committee yesterday, in which he called President Trump "a racist" and "a cheat." Democrats at the hearing accused Republicans of using Lynne Patton, a black former employee of the Trump Organization and current head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's New York and New Jersey office, as "a prop" to denounce such claims. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, who is expected to testify before the House oversight committee today. He also comments on President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and a recent House vote rejecting the president's emergency declaration. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a House vote that is expected to reject President Trump's emergency declaration today. He also comments on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing a red flag gun measure, and President Trump's upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses his recent Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the political fallout after Amazon pulled its plans for a headquarters in New York City. He also comments on a New Hampshire poll that puts Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders atop the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Feb 22, 2019
Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a congressional race in North Carolina, where Republican candidate Mark Harris called for a new vote amid evidence that his campaign financed an illegal voter-turnout effort. He also comments on the priorities of the media, given widespread coverage of the controversy surrounding actor Jussie Smollett  – as President Trump prepares to meet Kim Jong-un for a second summit in Vietnam. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's recent verbal attacks on the press, including a Twitter post where he referred to the New York Times as "a true enemy of the people." He also comments on reports that the White House will study whether climate change is a national security threat. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that President Trump intends to declare a national emergency to help fund a southern border wall. He also comments on Amazon pulling out of its headquarters deal in New York City, and the signing of the Child Victims Act in New York.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Mueller investigation, and reports that President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lied to the FBI, a federal grand jury, and the special counsel. He also comments on gun control in the U.S., one year after the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Feb 13, 2019
Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses whether President Trump will veto a bipartisan border agreement reached by Senate and House negotiators, and the president's Tuesday meeting with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He also comments on the Mueller investigation, and a 2016 dinner Paul Manafort reportedly had with a Russian political operative. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a border deal reached "in principle" by House and Senate negotiators Monday night, and opposing rallies held by President Trump and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke. He also comments on a new Siena poll reporting a drop in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's State of the Union address, and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's vow to sue the Trump administration if the president declares a national emergency to receive funds for a border wall.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's upcoming State of the Union address, as the deadline to avoid another partial government shutdown approaches. He also comments on the appointment of New York state Senator Michael Gianaris to a board affecting the state's $3 billion deal with Amazon for a headquarters in New York City. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a Washington Post report that Democratic Virginia Governor Ralph Northam met with senior staff as he considers resigning in light of a racist photo found in his medical school yearbook. He also comments on a CBS interview where President Trump said he isn't sure if he wants to support the public release of the Mueller report. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a New York Times interview in which President Trump said he will proceed on a border wall without lawmakers when funding talks end in two weeks. He also comments on reports that Robert Mueller is preparing another indictment for an associate of Roger Stone. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's response to his national security team's testimony in the Senate, and reports that the Federal Reserve may end interest rate hikes sooner than expected. He also comments on New York state's deal with Amazon for a new headquarters in New York City. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Roger Stone's appearance in federal court Tuesday, where he pleaded not guilty to several charges related to the Russia investigation. He also comments on a number of gun control measures passed in the New York Legislature Tuesday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Jan 25, 2019
Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the failure of two competing deals in the Senate to end the partial government shutdown Thursday. He also weighs in on Nancy Pelosi's performance so far as Speaker of the House, and former Vice President Joe Biden's qualities as a potential presidential candidate. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump postponing his State of the Union until the end of the partial government shutdown. He also comments on Michael Cohen's delayed congressional testimony, and the New York state Legislature passing the Jose Peralta New York State Dream Act.  

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a pair of votes scheduled in the Senate for Thursday on competing bills to end the partial government shutdown. He also comments on New York state legislators passing the Reproductive Health Act to codify Roe v. Wade into state law, and the Supreme Court's first gun rights case in nine years. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New York state leaders' plans to codify Roe v. Wade into state law, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal for a commission to review universal health care. He also comments on the government shutdown, which has reportedly cost the American economy almost as much as the $5.7 billion President Trump demands for a southern border wall. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's cancellation of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Afghanistan, in response to Pelosi's call that he postpone his State of the Union address during the government shutdown. He also comments on a New York Times report that the Trump administration likely separated thousands more children from their families at the southern border than initially claimed.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's citing of security concerns in her call for President Trump to postpone his State of the Union address during the partial government shutdown. Chartock also comments on his recent Roundtable interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo about the Democrats $178 billion state budget proposal. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an FBI inquiry into whether President Trump was secretly working on Russia's behalf, and the ongoing effects of the partial government shutdown. He also announces WAMC's Locked Box Challenge, which starts today.  

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's visit to the southern border Thursday, and a New York Times report saying the ongoing partial government shutdown is straining the president's support in rural farming communities. He also comments on his recent interview on ethics reform with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the partial government shutdown, and a Wednesday negotiation session between President Trump and legislative leaders that resulted in the president walking out. He also comments on the Mueller investigation, and reports that U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave the Justice Department. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on President Trump's Oval Office address regarding border security Tuesday night. He also discusses the Mueller investigation, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's $100 million spending proposal to care for undocumented immigrants and other New Yorkers who cannot qualify for health insurance. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on President Trump's expected address to the nation tonight regarding his desired border wall. He also discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Hillary Clinton's rally yesterday for the codification of abortion rights in the state. 

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