• Whistleblower, Epstein Story, Mexico Murders – Your AMAC Weekly News
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    Whistleblower, Epstein Story, Mexico Murders – Your AMAC Weekly News

    Hi I’m Ben Ferguson and welcome to Your AMAC Weekly News. First up, members of the GOP and the president are calling for the release of the whistleblower’s identity, who claimed a quid pro quo was happening between Donald Trump and the new President of Ukraine. Well now liberals are claiming this is, quote, “a very dangerous situation” if you name the person who is the leaker, yet in the past Democrats have leaked names of anyone who they did not like serving in our government, more on that in a moment. Up next, footage of an ABC reporter services placing ABC News under the microscope. Now this footage shows…

  • Schiff says House GOP hasn’t taken advantage of depositions
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    Schiff says House GOP hasn’t taken advantage of depositions

    NICK SCHIFRIN: Now that the U.S. House of Representatives has approved rules for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry, what happens now? Democrat Adam Schiff of California is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, which is playing a central role in the impeachment effort. Chairman Schiff, thank you very much. Welcome to the “NewsHour.” Today’s vote was entirely along party lines. How do you convince the public that this is not a partisan attempt to, as the president says, overturn the election? REP. ADAM SCHIFF (D-CA): Well, I think by letting the public hear from the witnesses themselves. At the end of the day, this is all about…

  • PBS NewsHour full episode November 6, 2019
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    PBS NewsHour full episode November 6, 2019

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: The date is set. The U.S. House of Representatives announces the first open hearings in the impeachment inquiry, as damning testimony from the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine is released to the public. Then: what the returns reveal, after results pour in from yesterday’s state and local elections. Statehouses are realigned and clues for 2020 begin to emerge. And a conversation with Democratic presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg, with less than three months to go before the first the votes are cast in the primaries. Plus: the trace of a killer. As at-home DNA testing explodes in popularity, law…

  • Top Supreme Court Cases in 2019-2020 [Part 2/2] | The Judicial Review
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    Top Supreme Court Cases in 2019-2020 [Part 2/2] | The Judicial Review

    Um… Where was I? Oh, yeah. Last time, we reviewed some past and upcoming cases on the rights of non-cis heteronormative people in the workplace, mental health in the legal system, the DREAMers, and racism in corporate media management. Because apparently that wasn’t enough, today we’ll cover more cases that the Supreme Court will rule on in the coming months, and how and why they are important in a time when the political winds are escalating into a seriously dangerous political Sharknado against a wide variety of social liberties. Are you ready kids? (Sorry… that.. that was bad Can we just -can we just move past that? I’d appreciate that…

  • How to impeach a president
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    How to impeach a president

    When America’s founding fathers were debating how to set up a brand-new government, they ran into a problem: What should happen if a president, in Benjamin Franklin’s words, has “rendered himself obnoxious?” Most countries didn’t have elected leaders. Or ways to get rid of them, if necessary. So Franklin and the framers turned to a provision of British common law known as impeachment: Trial, conviction, punishment. In Great Britain, impeachment could be brought against anybody, any citizen. And it also could result in any punishment, including death. Michael Gerhardt is a constitutional law professor who literally wrote the book in impeachment. So they put impeachment in the constitution and then…

  • What Is Impeachment?
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    What Is Impeachment?

    I’m Micah Schwartzman I’m the director of the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy. which is a relatively new center at the law school and and I’m here to host this session on impeachment. We’re running a series like faculty student discussion series there’ll be three of these events this is the first of them and the question what is impeachment we’ll have a second session about a week from now and you should look for that there’s a poster outside and you’ll see I think in the email that’s gone around about this series the second one will be about the nature of of corruption and bribery and what…