The NYT Says Trump Paid Little In Income Taxes; What Does That Mean For The Campaign?
A New York Times investigation published on Sunday said that President Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes each year in 2016 and 2017, which the president denied at a news conference using a familiar retort: “fake news.”
This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, senior editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.
Amy Coney Barrett Nominated And Expected To Be Confirmed To Supreme Court
The former Antonin Scalia clerk currently serves on the federal bench after a fifteen-year stint as a law professor at Notre Dame. The Senate will now consider her nomination, where Republicans appear to have the votes to ensure a swift confirmation.
This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.
There was bipartisan backlash after Trump suggested that he would have to see the results before committing to a peaceful presidential transition. And Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first woman in U.S. history to lie in state at the Capitol.
This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.
In an ongoing series congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell looks under the hood at campaigns. From how they raise money to what they do once they have it.
This episode, Kelsey looks at political fundraising. She talks to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about how you ask for those big checks from millionaires, and the head of digital fundraising for Bernie Sanders about how you get a lot of people to donate just a little bit of money over and over again.
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell
200,000 Americans Are Dead—And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic
It is hard to conceptualized 200,000 lives lost. Hundreds more die each day. And a vaccine, with partial efficacy and patchwork adoption, won’t be enough to end the pandemic. That would take more testing, contract tracing, and social distancing. Also, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored in services at the high court.
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, science correspondent Allison Aubrey, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.
It’s Been Months Since Congress Last Passed Coronavirus Aid. Americans Are Struggling.
As Republicans secure the votes to move forward on a Supreme Court nomination, government funding negotiations hit a snag. And Americans are struggling after months with no new federal coronavirus support.
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
Who Are The Women Under Consideration To Replace RBG?
“Most of them [the potential nominees] are young, and they’ve gone through the [nomination] process very recently,” Trump said. He noted that one person he is considering for the vacancy is 38 years old and could be on the court for 50 years.