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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Pelosi”09/05/2020
Molly Ball, author of “Pelosi,” a new biography of the speaker of the House, discussed Nancy Pelosi’s history, her leadership of the party and key moments from her career. The discussion was part of a new segment, “The Washington Week Bookshelf.”
President Trump Hits the Road as States Reopen09/05/2020
President Trump started the week off with a visit to the battleground state of Arizona to tour a mask factory, as many governors are still struggling with securing supplies. And the country reported a staggering jobs loss, at levels not seen since the Great Depression. The panel discussed what’s going on behind the scenes at the White House, where things stand as the states begin to get back to business, and the tensions between the White House and scientific community.
Biden Under Pressure02/05/2020 Duración: 11min
Former vice president Joe Biden was under pressure this week after more reporting was published about a former staffer’s sexual assault allegation. The panel also discussed how the allegations might affect Biden’s vice presidential search and looked ahead to the key stories to follow next week.
A Nation on Edge02/05/2020 Duración: 24min
Economic and political pressures mounted for President Donald Trump and the number of coronavirus cases in the United States hit one million, leaving a nation on edge. The country also faced a mounting financial crisis as numbers showed the economy shrinking by 4.8%, the largest reduction since the Great Recession of 2008. The panel also discussed tensions over states deciding how and when to reopen and the latest on a sexual assault allegation against former vice president Joe Biden.