Executive privilege explained, How air travel service could get better

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Supporters of President Donald Trump are confronted by U.S. Capitol Police officers inside the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6. AP Photo / Manuel Balce Ceneta

We get a better understanding of historical use of executive privilege, and how it may or may not apply as the Congressional committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 faces pushback from former President Trump, his aides and associates. Then a consumer advocate and journalist discusses with us ways the airline industry could better serve customers, after a period of spotty experiences.

Featured in this Show

  • How does executive privilege work?

    Former President Donald Trump and his aides are fighting efforts to investigate the planning and events of Jan. 6, citing executive privilege. We talk to a legal expert about what executive privilege does and does not cover, and other ways we’ve seen it used throughout history.

  • A plan to improve airline customer service

    According to our guest, the federal government has allowed U.S. airlines to get away with major lapses in customer service this year. We talk about his ideas to improve air travel and welcome your stories of good and bad flying experiences.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • David Schultz Guest
  • Chris Elliott Guest