2019-10-13: News Headlines

Paul Haeder (2019-10-13). Crisis after Crisis and Still the Citizen in Capitalism Follows the Paymaster as God. dissidentvoice.org I've been running into a lot of soft democrats and confused environmentalists lately who are all up in arms about things that really don't mean diddly-squat in the scheme of things. You know, the presidential election (sic), all the perversity of not only Trump, but Holly-dirt, Mainlining Media, and the billionaire class, and this rotten …

Staff (2019-10-13). Warren Campaign Beats Facebook's Shady Ad Policies at Their Own Game. truthdig.com Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy—which allows politicians to circulate lies—with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | The Massachusetts Democrat, who is now the frontrunner in her party's 2020 presidential primary, took to Twitter Saturday to share her campaign's Facebook ad that aims to draw attention to the so…

RT (2019-10-13). Hunter Biden calls Trump's accusations 'a barrage of false charges'… and resigns from Chinese equity firm. rt.com Hunter Biden, son of 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden, has stepped down from the board of a Chinese equity company while defending his work in Ukraine — the work that President Donald Trump said was "crooked." | "He never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him and his father by the President of the United States," Biden's lawyer George Mesires wrote in a statement released on Sunday. | Speaking through Mesires, Biden said that he is to resign from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company, and would also "forego all foreign work" if his father is elected president next ye…

RT (2019-10-13). 'She is a capitalist through her bones and I'm not': Sanders hits out at Warren's effort to fight sameness. rt.com Being progressive and bashing big companies is a hot trend among hopefuls for the Democratic nomination, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been doing just that. But her rival Bernie Sanders called her "capitalist through her bones." | Self-styled democratic socialist Sanders made progressive ideas popular in 2016 race. In the current election cycle, they have gone mainstream and Warren has been capitalizing on promises of breaking up big tech, taxing the rich, providing Medicare for all. She is now almost tied with former vice president Joe Biden, while Sanders is coming third in recent polls. | "There are differe…

Sarah Abed (2019-10-13). Turkey's "Operation Peace Spring" Rages on Creating a Chaotic Battlefield in Northeastern Syria. globalresearch.ca On Saturday, the fourth day of Turkey's cross border military operation, Turkey's Defense Minister claimed that they had captured a key border town called Ras Al Ain, however the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied the claim. | Turkey accidently put …

teleSUR (2019-10-13). Poland Goes to Election, Right-Wing Party Heads to a 2nd Term. telesurenglish.net Turnout was high in Poland's parliamentary election Sunday, as voters decided whether to award a second term to the nationalists amid growing unease within the European Union about their commitment to democratic standards. | RELATED: | Far-Right Populists in Europe Recalls Eve of WW2, London Mayor Warns | The Law and Justice party (PiS) is expected to win more votes than it did in 2015 and may get enough parliamentary seats to continue to govern alone – but the shift in the pol…

Ed Sykes (2019-10-13). Labour has the perfect response to Jo Swinson's terrible take on Jeremy Corbyn. thecanary.co Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has adopted an extreme opposition to Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party since assuming her role earlier this year. And on 13 October, she kept up her sectarian stance by again suggesting that there's no way she'd ever work with Corbyn. Labour's response to this, meanwhile, was pure gold. | Sky's Sophy Ridge asked Swinson: Are there any circumstances that you would back a Jeremy Corbyn government? | Swinson answered: No. | pic.twitter.com/zw4H15cbjY | — Ben (@BenJolly9) Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-10-13). Sanders Distinguishes Himself From Warren by Noting That She Has Said 'I Am a Capitalist to My Bones'. commondreams.org White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders distinguished himself from Sen. Elizabeth Warren—another top competitor in the Democratic presidential primary—by highlighting their different beliefs on economic policy during an interview with ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl that aired Sunday. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

The Real News Network (2019-10-12). IRS Audits Poor People Far More Often Than the Wealthy. dissidentvoice.org Republicans gutted the IRS with New Democrat support. It ensured that the wealthy can cheat our nation with impunity, says Bill Black.

WSWS (2019-10-12). Seattle Democrats endorse Socialist Alternative's Kshama Sawant. wsws.org As the working class moves to the left, Kshama Sawant and Socialist Alternative are even more fully integrating themselves into the Democratic Party.

WWSFBAB (2019-10-11). Stop the U.S.-backed massacres in Haiti! workers.org A week of solidarity actions for the people's struggle in Haiti reached hundreds of people from Oakland to San Jose beginning Sept. 30. The public meetings and demonstrations were organized by the Haiti Action Committee to protest police terror and massacre of the Haitian people who are resisting with their . . . | Continue reading Stop the U.S.-backed massacres in Haiti! at Workers.org

Staff (2019-10-11). IRS Audits Poor People Far More Often Than the Wealthy. therealnews.com Republicans gutted the IRS with New Democrat support. It ensured that the wealthy can cheat our nation with impunity, says Bill Black.

John Wojcik (2019-10-11). Montgomery, Alabama has first Black mayor in its two-century history. peoplesworld.org

Staff (2019-10-11). Will Impeachment Change Anything for the Masses? therealnews.com Eddie Conway talks to patrons at Conscious Heads barbershop about impeachment, the rift between the Democratic and Republican Parties, whether it all just boils down to corporate interests, and if it will change things for anyone who is not a member of the 1 percent.

Rob Urie (2019-10-11). Democrats Impeach Joe Biden, Fiddle as the Planet Burns. counterpunch.org Establishment efforts to isolate 'corruption' narrowly in the persons of Donald Trump and Joe Biden's son, Hunter, rely on a conception of it that makes sense only within political economy that ceased to function for the rest of us some decades ago. Understood outside of Washington and New York is that the exchange of campaign More

Ross Barkan (2019-10-11). The Bronx May Send a Homophobic Democrat to Congress. thenation.com The Bronx May Send a Homophobic Democrat to Congress…

South Front (2019-10-11). Video: Syrian Forces Deployed against Turkish Invasion, US backed SDF Forces Seek Cooperation with Damascus Against Turkey. globalresearch.ca The withdrawal of US troops from the Turkish border has caused a kind of panic among the leadership of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which mostly consist of Kurdish militias. | On October 7, the group already speculated that the Syrian …

Staff (2019-10-11). Headlines for October 11, 2019. democracynow.org Civilians Killed & Forced to Flee Turkish Military Offensive in Northern Syria, Two Associates of Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Arrested at Dulles Airport, Prince Estate Slams Trump for Using "Purple Rain" at Minneapolis Rally, "Trans Lives Matter": Activists Interrupt CNN Democratic Town Hall, Ethiopian Prime Minister Wins 100th Nobel Peace Prize, Olga Tokarczuk & Peter Handke Win Nobel Prize for Literature, Iranian Oil Tanker Struck in Red Sea, Ecuador: Five Killed Amid Anti-Austerity Protests, News Outlet Splinter Shutting Down, Asylum Seekers Protest "Remain in Mexico" Policy on Brownsville Bridge, Gymnast Sim…

RT (2019-10-11). Four hours of virtue-signaling: Democratic candidates sweet-talk through soft ball questions in 'equality' town hall. rt.com A sunny and friendly atmosphere oozed from CNN screens as Democratic candidates explained at a televised event how they would fight for LGBTQ rights, taking unchallenging questions from the audience, transgender kids included. | Nine Democratic candidates went toe-to-toe at CNN's LGBTQ town hall event, held in Minnesota, a traditionally Blue state that is arguably the most 'woke' in America. The questions asked to each candidate were approximately the same, covering a range of topics including advancing equality through legislation, the price of drugs for HIV treatment, how to deal with religious objections to…

Joan Walsh (2019-10-10). Elizabeth Warren Shows Us How to Fight a Smear. thenation.com But Democrats shouldn't have to keep refuting garbage stories, especially sexist ones.

The Nation (2019-10-10). Join 'The Nation' for Live Coverage of the Democratic Debate. thenation.com Join " for Live Coverage of the Democratic Debate…

United Nations (2019-10-10). Ebola on the run in DR Congo, 'now we have to kill the virus': UN health agency. un.org Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are proving successful but "now we have to kill the virus", the UN health agency said on Thursday.

Staff (2019-10-10). After Trump Abandoned Kurds, Turkish Invasion Raises Fear of Kurdish Genocide & ISIS Resurgence. democracynow.org Turkey has launched an aerial and ground assault on northern Syria targeting Kurdish-controlled areas. The offensive began Wednesday, just days after President Trump ordered U.S. troops to fall back from their positions on the Turkish-Syrian border. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports at least 16 Kurds have been killed so far. Turkey is claiming the death toll is far higher. The Trump administration has faced widespread criticism from both Republican and Democratic lawmakers for abandoning the stateless Kurds who had helped the U.S. fight ISIS. Turkey is claiming the assault is needed to establish a "

peter_b (2019-10-10). Emergency protests against Turkish invasion of Rojava. greenleft.org.au Rojava revolution Peter BoyleIssue 1240 Australia Australian Kurdish community SydneyOctober 10, 2019On October 8, NSW Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker addressed the first of a round…

susan_p (2019-10-10). Trump impeachment inquiry reveals deep ruling class divisions. greenleft.org.au US politics Barry SheppardIssue 1240 United States Donald Trump impeachmentOctober 10, 2019The House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into United States President Donald Trump was launched by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on September 24 an…

Ryan Grim (2019-10-09). Joe Biden's Family Has Been Cashing in on His Career for Decades. Democrats Need to Acknowledge That. theintercept.com Democrats have sidestepped the question of Hunter Biden's ethics, and how much responsibility Joe Biden deserves. Republicans, though, have no such qualms.

Rachel M. Cohen (2019-10-09). Ohio Progressive Morgan Harper Raised $323,000 in First Quarter of House Race. theintercept.com "What candidates like Morgan Harper and Jessica Cisneros are saying is that any Democrat representing a safe Democratic district should be put on watch."

United Nations (2019-10-09). Support 'winds of change' in DR Congo to consolidate positive developments, urges UN mission chief. un.org Recent positive trends could help transform the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) into a stable country, the head of the UN operation there told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Akela Lacy (2019-10-09). Mark Zuckerberg Buckles and Will Testify to Congress on Facebook's Cryptocurrency. theintercept.com The hearing comes after Chair Maxine Waters and committee Democrats sent a letter to Facebook calling on the company to suspend plans to launch the cryptocurrency, Libra.

Staff (2019-10-09). Julián Castro Backs Impeachment Effort & Condemns Trump's "Betrayal" of Kurds in Northern Syria. democracynow.org Turkey's government says its troops are prepared for an imminent assault on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, after President Trump ordered U.S. troops to fall back from their positions on the Turkish-Syrian border. Kurdish fighters said they're bracing for a "humanitarian catastrophe." This follows warnings that former Kurdish allies of the U.S. who feel betrayed by President Trump will abandon thousands of prisoners captured during the U.S.-backed war against ISIS over the past two years. We speak to former housing secretary and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro, who says Trump's move is a…

Staff (2019-10-04). From Trump to Nixon: "Watergate" Film Explains "How We Learned to Stop an Out of Control President" democracynow.org President Donald Trump called openly Thursday for the leaders of Ukraine and China to investigate Trump's campaign rival Joe Biden and Biden's son Hunter for corruption. Trump's explicit remarks during a press conference came as leaders of the Democratic-led House pushed ahead rapidly with their impeachment investigation. President Trump is just the fourth U.S. president to face a formal impeachment inquiry, joining Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. We spend the hour looking at back at the Watergate scandal, which led to Nixon's resignation in 1974 and is the focus of a documentary titled "Watergate…

Staff (2019-10-03). Headlines for October 3, 2019. democracynow.org House Democrats Prepare White House Subpoena in Impeachment Probe, Trump Rages Against Impeachment Probe with Profanity and Insults, Bernie Sanders Has Surgery to Clear Blocked Artery, Deaths and Injuries Mount as Iraqi Police and Soldiers Fire on Protesters, EU Officials Wary as British PM Boris Johnson Unveils Brexit Plan , Hong Kong Teen Shot During Protests Charged with Assaulting Officer, Record-Breaking Hurricane Lorenzo Lashes Azores, Heads for Ireland, London Climate Protesters Spray British Treasury with Fake Blood, Cameroonian Asylum Seeker Dies in For-Profit Immigration Jail, Plácido Domingo Quits L.A.

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Turkey's "Operation Peace Spring" Rages on Creating a Chaotic Battlefield in Northeastern Syria
Sarah Abed | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-13
On Saturday, the fourth day of Turkey's cross border military operation, Turkey's Defense Minister claimed that they had captured a key border town called Ras Al Ain, however the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied the claim. | Turkey accidently put …
globalresearch.ca/turkey-operation-peace…

'She is a capitalist through her bones and I'm not': Sanders hits out at Warren's effort to fight sameness
rt.com | 2019-10-13
Being progressive and bashing big companies is a hot trend among hopefuls for the Democratic nomination, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been doing just that. But her rival Bernie Sanders called her "capitalist through her bones." | Self-styled democratic socialist Sanders made progressive ideas popular in 2016 race. In the current election cycle, they have gone mainstream and Warren has been capitalizing on promises of breaking up big tech, taxing the rich, providing Medicare for all. She is now almost tied with former vice president Joe Biden, while Sanders is coming third in recent polls. | "There are differe…
rt.com/usa/470816-sanders-warren-capital…

Hunter Biden calls Trump's accusations 'a barrage of false charges'… and resigns from Chinese equity firm
rt.com | 2019-10-13
Hunter Biden, son of 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden, has stepped down from the board of a Chinese equity company while defending his work in Ukraine — the work that President Donald Trump said was "crooked." | "He never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him and his father by the President of the United States," Biden's lawyer George Mesires wrote in a statement released on Sunday. | Speaking through Mesires, Biden said that he is to resign from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company, and would also "forego all foreign work" if his father is elected president next ye…
rt.com/usa/470852-hunter-biden-resigns-t…

Warren Campaign Beats Facebook's Shady Ad Policies at Their Own Game
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-10-13
Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week targeted Facebook's advertising policy–which allows politicians to circulate lies–with an ad of her own, which falsely claims that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. | The Massachusetts Democrat, who is now the frontrunner in her party's 2020 presidential primary, took to Twitter Saturday to share her campaign's Facebook ad that aims to draw attention to the so…
truthdig.com/articles/warren-campaign-be…

Poland Goes to Election, Right-Wing Party Heads to a 2nd Term
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-13
Turnout was high in Poland's parliamentary election Sunday, as voters decided whether to award a second term to the nationalists amid growing unease within the European Union about their commitment to democratic standards. | RELATED: | Far-Right Populists in Europe Recalls Eve of WW2, London Mayor Warns | The Law and Justice party (PiS) is expected to win more votes than it did in 2015 and may get enough parliamentary seats to continue to govern alone – but the shift in the pol…
telesurenglish.net/news/Poland-Goes-to-E…

Crisis after Crisis and Still the Citizen in Capitalism Follows the Paymaster as God
Paul Haeder | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-13
I've been running into a lot of soft democrats and confused environmentalists lately who are all up in arms about things that really don't mean diddly-squat in the scheme of things. You know, the presidential election (sic), all the perversity of not only Trump, but Holly-dirt, Mainlining Media, and the billionaire class, and this rotten …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/crisis-after-…

Sanders Distinguishes Himself From Warren by Noting That She Has Said 'I Am a Capitalist to My Bones'
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-10-13
White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders distinguished himself from Sen. Elizabeth Warren—another top competitor in the Democratic presidential primary—by highlighting their different beliefs on economic policy during an interview with ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl that aired Sunday. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/10/13/sanders…

IRS Audits Poor People Far More Often Than the Wealthy
The Real News Network | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-12
Republicans gutted the IRS with New Democrat support. It ensured that the wealthy can cheat our nation with impunity, says Bill Black.
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/irs-audits-po…

Seattle Democrats endorse Socialist Alternative's Kshama Sawant
wsws.org | 2019-10-12
As the working class moves to the left, Kshama Sawant and Socialist Alternative are even more fully integrating themselves into the Democratic Party.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/12/sawa…

IRS Audits Poor People Far More Often Than the Wealthy
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-11
Republicans gutted the IRS with New Democrat support. It ensured that the wealthy can cheat our nation with impunity, says Bill Black.
therealnews.com/stories/irs-audits-poor-…

Will Impeachment Change Anything for the Masses?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-11
Eddie Conway talks to patrons at Conscious Heads barbershop about impeachment, the rift between the Democratic and Republican Parties, whether it all just boils down to corporate interests, and if it will change things for anyone who is not a member of the 1 percent.
therealnews.com/stories/will-impeachment…

Democrats Impeach Joe Biden, Fiddle as the Planet Burns
Rob Urie | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-11
Establishment efforts to isolate 'corruption' narrowly in the persons of Donald Trump and Joe Biden's son, Hunter, rely on a conception of it that makes sense only within political economy that ceased to function for the rest of us some decades ago. Understood outside of Washington and New York is that the exchange of campaign…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/11/democrats-im…

Video: Syrian Forces Deployed against Turkish Invasion, US backed SDF Forces Seek Cooperation with Damascus Against Turkey
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-11
The withdrawal of US troops from the Turkish border has caused a kind of panic among the leadership of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which mostly consist of Kurdish militias. | On October 7, the group already speculated that the Syrian …
globalresearch.ca/video-syrian-forces-de…

The Bronx May Send a Homophobic Democrat to Congress
Ross Barkan | thenation.com | 2019-10-11
The Bronx May Send a Homophobic Democrat to Congress…
thenation.com/article/ruben-diaz-congres…

Four hours of virtue-signaling: Democratic candidates sweet-talk through soft ball questions in 'equality' town hall
rt.com | 2019-10-11
A sunny and friendly atmosphere oozed from CNN screens as Democratic candidates explained at a televised event how they would fight for LGBTQ rights, taking unchallenging questions from the audience, transgender kids included. | Nine Democratic candidates went toe-to-toe at CNN's LGBTQ town hall event, held in Minnesota, a traditionally Blue state that is arguably the most 'woke' in America. The questions asked to each candidate were approximately the same, covering a range of topics including advancing equality through legislation, the price of drugs for HIV treatment, how to deal with religious objections to…
rt.com/usa/470666-equality-town-hall-dem…

Join 'The Nation' for Live Coverage of the Democratic Debate
The Nation | thenation.com | 2019-10-10
Join " for Live Coverage of the Democratic Debate…
thenation.com/article/democratic-debate-…

Elizabeth Warren Shows Us How to Fight a Smear
Joan Walsh | thenation.com | 2019-10-10
But Democrats shouldn't have to keep refuting garbage stories, especially sexist ones.
thenation.com/article/elizabeth-warren-p…

Ebola on the run in DR Congo, 'now we have to kill the virus': UN health agency
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-10
Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are proving successful but "now we have to kill the virus", the UN health agency said on Thursday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1…

After Trump Abandoned Kurds, Turkish Invasion Raises Fear of Kurdish Genocide & ISIS Resurgence
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-10
Turkey has launched an aerial and ground assault on northern Syria targeting Kurdish-controlled areas. The offensive began Wednesday, just days after President Trump ordered U.S. troops to fall back from their positions on the Turkish-Syrian border. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports at least 16 Kurds have been killed so far. Turkey is claiming the death toll is far higher. The Trump administration has faced widespread criticism from both Republican and Democratic lawmakers for abandoning the stateless Kurds who had helped the U.S. fight ISIS. Turkey is claiming the assault is needed to establish a "
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/10/turkey_a…

Emergency protests against Turkish invasion of Rojava
peter_b | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-10
Rojava revolution Peter BoyleIssue 1240 Australia Australian Kurdish community SydneyOctober 10, 2019On October 8, NSW Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker addressed the first of a round…
greenleft.org.au/content/emergency-protests-against-turkish-invasion-rojava

Trump impeachment inquiry reveals deep ruling class divisions
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-10
US politics Barry SheppardIssue 1240 United States Donald Trump impeachmentOctober 10, 2019The House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into United States President Donald Trump was launched by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on September 24 an…
greenleft.org.au/content/trump-impeachment-inquiry-reveals-deep-ruling-class-divisions

Joe Biden's Family Has Been Cashing in on His Career for Decades. Democrats Need to Acknowledge That
Ryan Grim | theintercept.com | 2019-10-09
Democrats have sidestepped the question of Hunter Biden's ethics, and how much responsibility Joe Biden deserves. Republicans, though, have no such qualms.
theintercept.com/2019/10/09/joe-hunter-b…

Ohio Progressive Morgan Harper Raised $323,000 in First Quarter of House Race
Rachel M. Cohen | theintercept.com | 2019-10-09
"What candidates like Morgan Harper and Jessica Cisneros are saying is that any Democrat representing a safe Democratic district should be put on watch."
theintercept.com/2019/10/09/morgan-harpe…

Mark Zuckerberg Buckles and Will Testify to Congress on Facebook's Cryptocurrency
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2019-10-09
The hearing comes after Chair Maxine Waters and committee Democrats sent a letter to Facebook calling on the company to suspend plans to launch the cryptocurrency, Libra.
theintercept.com/2019/10/09/mark-zuckerb…

Support 'winds of change' in DR Congo to consolidate positive developments, urges UN mission chief
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-09
Recent positive trends could help transform the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) into a stable country, the head of the UN operation there told the Security Council on Wednesday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1…

Julián Castro Backs Impeachment Effort & Condemns Trump's "Betrayal" of Kurds in Northern Syria
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-09
Turkey's government says its troops are prepared for an imminent assault on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, after President Trump ordered U.S. troops to fall back from their positions on the Turkish-Syrian border. Kurdish fighters said they're bracing for a "humanitarian catastrophe." This follows warnings that former Kurdish allies of the U.S. who feel betrayed by President Trump will abandon thousands of prisoners captured during the U.S.-backed war against ISIS over the past two years. We speak to former housing secretary and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro, who says Trump's move is a…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/9/2020_pres…

From Trump to Nixon: "Watergate" Film Explains "How We Learned to Stop an Out of Control President"
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-04
President Donald Trump called openly Thursday for the leaders of Ukraine and China to investigate Trump's campaign rival Joe Biden and Biden's son Hunter for corruption. Trump's explicit remarks during a press conference came as leaders of the Democratic-led House pushed ahead rapidly with their impeachment investigation. President Trump is just the fourth U.S. president to face a formal impeachment inquiry, joining Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. We spend the hour looking at back at the Watergate scandal, which led to Nixon's resignation in 1974 and is the focus of a documentary titled "Watergate…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/4/charles_f…