Web Video: Inside the rise in executions during Trump's final months

Feb. 02, 2023 AT 2:04 p.m. EST

New reporting by Rolling Stone magazine offers a detailed, and troubling, look at the unusually high number of federal executions that took place in the final months of President Donald Trump's term in office.

On Washington Week Recommends, Yamiche Alcindor interviews Patrick Reis, one of the co-authors of the story, headlined "Trump’s Killing Spree: The Inside Story of His Race to Execute Every Prisoner He Could."

Washington Week Recommends is a weekly, live series hosted by Yamiche Alcindor that highlights compelling reporting across the country. Tune in every Friday at 12:30 p.m. Eastern on this YouTube channel.

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