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Week In Politics: Articles Of Impeachment, Tariff Delays, Debates So White And More




Speaker of the Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins House investigative committee chairs Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) as they announce the next steps in the House impeachment inquiry at the U.S. Capitol December 10, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Speaker of the Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins House investigative committee chairs Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) as they announce the next steps in the House impeachment inquiry at the U.S. Capitol December 10, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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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: 

Guests:

Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News; he tweets @NPRrelving

Jeffrey Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University; author of “Impeachment: An American History,” (Random House Publishing Group, 2018)                                                              

Justin Levitt, professor of law at Loyola Law School and former deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department under President Obama; he tweets @_justinlevitt_

John Yoo, professor of law at UC Berkeley where his expertise includes constitutional law and separation of powers; professor of law at UC Berkeley where his expertise includes constitutional law and separation of powers; from 2001-2003 he served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice

Matt Rodriguez, Democratic strategist and founder and chief executive officer of Rodriguez Strategies. He is also a former senior Obama advisor in 2008; he tweets @RodStrategies

Lanhee Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University; he was an adviser for Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign and served as policy director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign; he tweets @lanheechen