President Trump's tax returns

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

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. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

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."

NYS Legislature Takes Steps To Constrain Trump

May 22, 2019
AG Tish James
Karen DeWitt

The New York State legislature took final action Wednesday on measures that could be used against President Trump and his associates, including a backdoor way for Congress to view the president’s tax returns.

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. 

Democratic New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins
Karen DeWitt

Two bills approved in the New York state Senate Wednesday could affect President Donald Trump and his associates. One would permit the state tax department to give the president’s New York tax returns to congressional committees. The other would ensure that anyone the president pardons for federal crimes could still be prosecuted for crimes committed in New York.