From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".
The General Accounting Office is suing the White House for documents related to conversations between Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force and top executives from energy companies, including the failed Enron Corp. A panel talks about the legal and political issues this dispute is raising and how they’re likely to be resolved.
- Bruce Fein Former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
- George Terwilliger Deputy attorney general under the former President George H.W. Bush
- Sharon Buccino Senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council
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