This week the NYPD fired the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner. The move came five years after Garner’s death. What the case says about the state of police accountability.
The latest chapter in the battle over the Mueller report unfolded this week.
Attorney General William Barr refused to testify before a Congressional House committee after a contentious hearing in the Senate. A letter from special counsel Robert Mueller indicated his displeasure with Barr’s handling of his team’s conclusions. And House Democrats threaten to hold the Attorney General in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over the unredacted report.
What does the escalating show down between the executive and legislatives branches of government mean? A former U.S. Attorney gives his perspective.
- Harry Litman Host and executive producer of the podcast "Talking Feds"; former US Attorney and Deputy Assistant Attorney General; lecturer, UCLA School of Law
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