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Week In Politics: Intimidation? Bribery? Recapping Impeachment And Looking Ahead

Former US Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is sworn in before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington DC. - Public impeachment hearings resume Friday with the testimony of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who says she was ousted because the Trump administration believed she would not go along with plans to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrat Joe Biden, a potential Trump White House rival in 2020. (Photo by Alex Wong / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ALEX WONG/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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Former US Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is sworn in before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington DC.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines what we’re following this week:

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines what we’re following this week: 

  • Impeachment Watch:

    • What have we learned from the first week of hearings?

    • The House labels Trump’s actions as bribery

    • Trump releases rough transcript of his first call with Ukrainian President Zelensky

    • Who will be testifying this week?

  • 2020 Check-in:

  • Roger Stone found guilty of obstruction

  • Trump asks the Supreme Court to stop the release of his tax returns

  • Stephen Miller’s email leak reveal ties to white nationalism
     

Guests:

Jennifer Merolla, professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside

Jack Pitney, professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College; he tweets

 

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