Congressman Eric Swalwell
U.S. Rep Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) discusses rising tensions with Russia, North Korea’s escalating missile tests and the status of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Justice Department Cracks Down on Leaks
We analyze the week’s big political developments, ranging from Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the Justice Department is tripling investigations into leaks of classified information, to President Trump’s support for a bill that would cut legal immigration to the U.S. by half. Also, we discuss the widening investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, as special counsel Robert Mueller and a grand jury issue subpoenas.
- Carla Marinucci, Politico senior writer
- Prof. Melissa Murray, UC Berkeley School of Law
- Prof. James Taylor, University of San Francisco
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
This week, the documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power opens in theaters across the country. Ten years after he won an Oscar for An Inconvenient Truth, the sequel follows Al Gore as he travels the world to champion clean energy. We caught up with the former vice president last week and sat down with the filmmakers behind the sequel, Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk.
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