The Vetting Process For Brett Kavanaugh, Former Corrections Secretery Shares Insight On Walker Adminstration In New Book, Newspapers Unite To Publish Editorials Against Attacks On The Media

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At least 100 newspapers across the nation plan to publish editorials pushing back against President Trump’s attack on the media on Thursday, August 16. We talk to an expert about the wider reaching impact of this move. We also find out the latest in the vetting process for President Trump’s Supreme Court pick and hear from the author of a new book about the experience of working in the Walker administration.

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  • The Latest On The Vetting Of Trump's Supreme Court Pick

    Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson met with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh this week. Meanwhile, Democrats are seeking documents from Kavanaugh’s White House tenure. We discuss the latest developments in the Kavanaugh vetting ahead of his early September confirmation hearing.

  • Former Corrections Secretary Weighs In On Time In Walker Administration

    In a new tell-all book, former Corrections Secretary Ed Wall offers harsh criticism toward Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel. We talk with Wall about why he accuses Walker and Schimel of deception and inaction on addressing problems at Lincoln Hills youth prison. We also discuss why he says his firing from the Justice Department after resigning as corrections secretary nearly drove him to suicide.

  • Hundreds Of Newspapers Publish Editorials Supporting Free Press, Criticizing President Trump's Attacks On Media

    Hundreds of newspapers across the country published editorials Thursday, criticizing President Trump’s attacks on the media and voicing their support for a free press. We talk to someone from the Committee to Protect Journalists about the move, and President Trump’s relationship with the media.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jordain Carney Guest
  • Ed Wall Guest
  • Courtney Radsch Guest

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