“Stunning:” Pzifer announces COVID-19 vaccine 90% effective in first analysis; Plus: Republicans and Trump; and George Gascon defeats Jackie Lacey for LA District Attorney

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch

Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. We discuss the Trump’s refusal to concede, Republicans splintering support, the continued campaign for the Senate and more.

0:34 – COVID updates and listener calls.

John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.

1:08 – Republicans and Trump

Tom Campbell is Professor of Law and Economics at Chapman University, a former Republican congressman, and now a former Republican. In 2016, he left the party after it nominated Donald Trump.

1:34 – Voices from the Biden-Harris victory celebrations this weekend

1:42 – George Gascon defeats Jackie Lacey for LA DA 

Melina Abdullah (@DocMellyMel) is chair of Pan-African Studies at Cal State-LA. She is also the co-founder of the LA chapter of Black Lives Matter.