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Jan. 6 committee could soon announce criminal referrals to Justice Department

December 2, 2022
With only weeks left to complete their work and before Democrats lose power in the House, the January 6 committee met to discuss whether to make criminal referrals to the Justice Department. Members say the probe’s final report will be released later this month. Plus, the founder of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, was found guilty of seditious conspiracy for his role in the Capitol attack.
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Why some Republicans are finally speaking out against Trump's future in the party

November 25, 2022
A rift is growing among Republicans over the party’s current and future leaders. This week, prominent members of the GOP called on the party to put former President Trump behind them after multiple election losses. Still, Trump remains popular among many in the base which will be critical to winning the presidential nomination.
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Why the red wave fell flat and what the election results mean for the Biden agenda

November 11, 2022
While it’s still unclear at this time which party will control the House or the Senate, what is certain is that the Republican red wave simply did not happen. The panel discusses why it fell flat and what it means for the Biden administration's agenda for the next two years.
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How midterms impact Trump's plan to launch campaign and will Biden run for reelection?

November 11, 2022
Former President Trump is widely expected to announce another run for the White House next week. But some Republicans are openly criticizing him after the GOP's performance in the midterms. Plus, President Biden has also signaled he intends to run but has left the door open that, perhaps, he may not. The panel discusses the questions swirling within both parties about the future.

Washington Week full episode, October 14, 2022

October 14, 2022
The Jan. 6 Committee subpoenas former President Trump, releases never-before-seen video, reveals testimony about Trump’s actions in the days surrounding the attack and sounds the alarm over threats to democracy. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Astead Herndon of The New York Times, Nicholas Wu of Politico, Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Ali Vitali of NBC News to discuss the committee's case.
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WATCH LIVE: "The Divider" gives comprehensive look at Trump presidency | Washington Week Recommends

September 30, 2022
"The Divider" is the first comprehensive account of Donald Trump's presidency. In this week's Washington Week Recommends livestream, Yamiche Alcindor speaks to co-author Peter Baker about the book and what he learned about one of the most divisive presidencies in U.S. history.
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WATCH LIVE: "The Divider" gives comprehensive look of Trump presidency | Washington Week Recommends

September 30, 2022
"The Divider" is the first comprehensive account of Donald Trump's presidency. In this week's Washington Week Recommends livestream, Yamiche Alcindor speaks to co-author Peter Baker about the book and what he learned about one of the most divisive presidencies in U.S. history.
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Can Trump survive investigations as legal trouble accumulates?

September 23, 2022
Former President Donald Trump had to endure a week of legal blows. The New York attorney general announced the state is suing Trump and his children for fraud, an appeals court ruled the Justice Department can resume reviewing classified documents seized from his home and the special master appointed to review the files gave Trump a deadline to back up his claim that the FBI planted evidence.

Washington Week full episode, September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022
New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit against former President Trump and his children. Russian President Putin issues a threat and escalates the war as Ukraine’s military makes gains. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Hugo Lowell of The Guardian, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal and Nancy Cordes of CBS News to discuss these stories and more.
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