Letters and Politics

William Barr Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Then, The Latest Attempted Coup in Venezuela

Attorney General William Barr Testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee today. This comes hours after a letter from special prosecutor Robert Mueller is released. In the letter Mueller criticizes AG William Barr for how he originally described the Mueller report. For analysis on this issue, we talk to William Yeomans.

Guest: William Yeomans is Senior Fellow at the Alliance for Justice and Lecturer at Columbia Law School.  Previously, he served 26 years at the U.S. Department of Justice, including time as head of the Civil Rights Division.  He also spent 3 years as Sen. Edward Kennedy’s chief counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Then, the latest attempted coup in Venezuela

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Guest: Steve Ellner is former professor of history at the Universidad de Oriente in Venezuela.  He’s currently the associate managing editor of the journal Latin American Perspectives, the editor of Latin America’s Radical Left and the forthcoming book Latin America’s Pink Tide: Breakthroughs and Shortcomings.

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