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February 26, 2021
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The COVID-19 Crisis & Investigating the Insurrection

February 26, 2021
This week Washington dealt with President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill, a mounting virus death toll, and the fallout from the January 6th insurrection on the Capitol. The panel discussed new details from congressional hearings into the riot, President Biden’s latest foreign policy efforts, and where the country stands on vaccine distribution. The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker guest moderates.
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President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Decisions

February 26, 2021
President Joe Biden launched his first overseas military action by striking Syria. The panel talked in depth about Biden's move to not penalize Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker guest moderates.

Biden sets deadlines for the COVID response as the GOP debates its future

February 19, 2021
President Joe Biden held his first town hall this week, answering about the vaccine rollout and his plans to get the country through the pandemic. The panel discussed where the Biden administration stands on the push to reopen classrooms, the government's response to Texas’s debilitating winter storm, and the cold war between Sen. Mitch McConnell and former President Donald Trump. CBS Senior White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang guest moderates.
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President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Push

February 19, 2021
President Joe Biden said America is back during a speech at a virtual Munich Security Conference. The panel discussed Biden’s plans to restart nuclear negotiations with Iran, and re-committing the country to NATO. Stay tuned for the panel’s discussion about the stories to watch next week. CBS Senior White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang guest moderates.

The Second Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump

February 12, 2021
House impeachment managers presented their case against former President Trump this week alleging that Trump’s incited the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. With the managers documenting in vivid detail the events from that day, some Senate Republicans appeared shaken by the presentation. The panel discussed the arguments made by Trump’s legal team, what the future looks like for the Republican Party, and Trump as a political figure. ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl guest moderates.
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President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Agenda

February 12, 2021
As the Senate grapples with impeachment, President Joe Biden kept the pandemic at the forefront of his agenda this week. While COVID-19 case numbers fall, new contagious variants of the virus could undo the progress. The panel discussed Biden’s efforts to get Americans vaccinated quickly, and the latest on the $1.9 trillion relief bill. ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl guest moderates.

President Biden & Congress Push For Stimulus As the GOP Faces A Reckoning

February 5, 2021
Nearly a month after the insurrection at the Capitol, Republican leaders are desperate to unify their party ahead of next week’s impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, while members of Congress are still dealing with the traumatic effects. The panel discussed the fate of the GOP, and the next steps for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. PBS NewsHour Correspondent Lisa Desjardins guest moderates.
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President Joe Biden’s Actions on Immigration

February 5, 2021
More than 500 of the children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration are still waiting to be reunited, as their parents cannot be found. The panel discussed how President Joe Biden is working to create a task force that aims to reunite the separated children, and the effectiveness of his new efforts. PBS NewsHour Correspondent Lisa Desjardins guest moderates.