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Biden's Agenda on the Line| Washington Week | October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021
Our panel dissects what’s included in Biden’s economic agenda and the voting rights battle.

Culture Wars and Economic Challenges

October 15, 2021
The panel discussed former Trump aide Steve Bannon’s refusal to appear in front of the Jan. 6 committee.

Debt Deadlines and Threats to Democracy

October 8, 2021
Pres. Biden is still battling to get his legislative agenda passed and Jan. 6 select committee subpoena deadlines loom for Trump officials.

Political Divisions Threaten President Biden’s Agenda

October 1, 2021
Democrats clashed over the size of President Biden’s infrastructure package, as Congress passed a bill to avoid a federal government shutdown before the deadline. The panel also discussed America’s continued division over COVID vaccines and mandates, plus a look into the testimony from military leaders on the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Jan 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas To Trump Allies

September 24, 2021
The House Committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued subpoenas to four of former President Trump’s closest aides. The subpoenas cited reporting in “Peril”, co-authored by Bob Woodward of The Washington Post and former Washington Week moderator and National Political Reporter at The Washington Post, Robert Costa. The panel also discussed criticism of the Biden administration after the mistreatment of Haitian migrants at the U.S. border and the president’s other mounting challenges.

Washington Braces For Trump Supporter Rally on Sept. 18

September 17, 2021
A rally in support of insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6th is set to take place this weekend. The panel discussed new reporting on the transition of power between former President Trump and President Biden from Bob Woodward and former Washington Week moderator Robert Costa’s new book “Peril.” Plus, the panel takes a look into the latest news on COVID-19 booster shots, President Biden's economic agenda & more.

The 20-Year Anniversary Of September 11

September 10, 2021
In a special edition of Washington Week, the panel takes an in-depth look at the 20 years since 9/11, featuring journalists who covered the attacks and their aftermath. The panel also discussed the legacy of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the increased targeting of Muslim Americans and people of color, and what comes next as the country grapples with increased threats of domestic terrorism.

America’s Longest War Ends

September 3, 2021
The U.S. has fully completed its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war. The panel discussed the criticism President Biden is facing from Republicans and Democrats as he continues to defend his decision, plus a look into the battle over abortion rights, and the deadly impacts of climate change in the U.S.

Attack on Kabul Airport: What’s Next?

August 27, 2021
Days after President Biden warned of potential terror threats, explosions outside of Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan killed over 100 people, including U.S. service members. The panel also discussed President Biden’s challenges as evacuations of Americans and Afghan allies continue, and what comes next for the country.