Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes a look at some of what has happened during the Trump Presidency including Fake News, Whataboutism, and Trolling. From YouTube: One year after the presidential election, John Oliver discusses what we’ve learned so far and enlists our catheter cowboy to teach Donald Trump what he hasn’t. Subscribe to […]
From NPR, YouTube – Partisan gerrymandering has been going on for a long time, but now technology has made it easier for the incumbent party to hold its majority for longer. Now the Supreme Court is trying to decide how much is too much when it comes to partisan gerrymandering. NPR’s Nina Totenberg explains why […]
From C-SPAN: President Trump on pardon of Joe Arpaio: “A lot of people think it was the right thing to do, John. And actually, in the middle of a hurricane, even though it was a Friday evening, I assumed the ratings would be far higher than they would be normally.
From C-SPAN: Exchange between Senior White House Adviser Stephen Miller and CNN’s Jim Acosta on the Statue of Liberty and immigration. Full video here: http://cs.pn/2vty7bW
From C-Span: During a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel, President Trump answers a question about Donald Trump, Jr.
From BBC News – Stephen Hawking says that US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible climate change. Prof Hawking said the action could put Earth onto a path that turns it into a hothouse planet like Venus. He also feared aggression was “inbuilt” in humans […]
From C-SPAN: James Comey Full Opening Statement
From the White House, the swearing-in of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
From the BBC News, YouTube: Politicians and protesters have had their say on the president’s executive order on immigration – now lawyers are getting in on the act. The BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan explains the legal back and forth and why the US Supreme Court is likely to have the final verdict.
From the Wall Street Journal: A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to examine the 2016 election for interference from Russian hackers. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains what this means for Donald Trump and both political parties during the transition of power.