This Week in Politics
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This Week in Politics
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6 episodes, 2 hours 9 mins
Trump urges Venezuela to set its country free
The US president has appealed directly to the Venezuelan military to abandon their support for president Nicolas Maduro. Also: Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei tells the BBC that the company will survive despite security concerns, and George Mendonsa - the sailor from the WWII 'kiss' photo dies aged 95.
Can impeachment appear legitimate in a hyperpartisan universe?
Carlos Lozada on the legitimacy of impeachment in a partisan climate. Plus, columnist David Ignatius examines the state of U.S.-Saudi relations after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Trump Declares National Emergency To Help Fund Southern Border Wall
Calling it "a great thing to do," President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday in order to help finance a long-promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. It's a highly unusual move from an unconventional president. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
What Happens to "ISIS Brides" After ISIS Flees?
They flew to Syria to live in a self-styled caliphate. But as the fight over Syria comes to an end, foreign women worried they'll be trapped forever. Andrew McCabe presses his case as President Trump calls him "treasonous." And two brothers who say Jussie Smollett paid them to orchestrate an attack are now offering a motive. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News podcasts: http://www.abcnewspodcasts.com Start Here is produced by ABC Radio. For more information: http://www.abcnewspodcasts.com
Bernie's Back, Rare Vatican Admission & Most Iconic Photos
Bernie Sanders enters 2020 race; a fashion icon passes away; bishops convene at Vatican; California severe weather; RBG back on the bench; Jussie Smollett scandal; Meghan Markle baby shower & the subject of an iconic image dies: everything you need2know for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
The Democrats and Israel
In the weeks since they’ve taken office, two freshman Democrats — Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — have been engulfed in controversy over their criticisms of Israel. We look at how, after decades of unwavering commitment to Israel, the Democratic Party is now dealing with charges of anti-Semitism. Guests: Sheryl Gay Stolberg, who covers Congress for The New York Times, and Jonathan Weisman, the deputy Washington editor of The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.