"TrumpWatch with Jesse Lent" airs Wednesdays at 6:30pm on WBAI 99.5FM Pacifica Radio New York. Join us each week as we examine a different aspect of the Donald Trump administration.
Ep 8 (1/25/17) What is behind President Trump's unique speaking style? Guest: George Lakoff18/03/2017 Duración: 58min
In a special one-hour episode of "TrumpWatch: The First 100 Days" host Jesse Lent explores the new President's unorthodox speaking style with George Lakoff, professor of cognitive science and linguistics at UC Berkeley's Graduate Program and takes your calls on whether or not you think Trump's manner of expressing himself is intentional or his true personality.
Ep 7 (1/18/17) Is the Women's March on Washington Anti-Trump? Guest: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs18/03/2017 Duración: 29min
In the final episode of "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration" (before appearing the following week in the same time slot as "TrumpWatch: The First 100 Days"), host Jesse Lent explores whether the Women's March On Washington, happening the day after Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States, is an anti-Trump protest with Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs, youth initiative coordinator for the march and a member of the National Committee of organizers behind the Jan. 21 demonstration.
Ep 6 (1/11/17) What will Rex Tillerson's Senate confirmation look like? Guest: Jennifer Steinhauer18/03/2017 Duración: 27min
On January 11, 2017, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson began his confirmation hearings with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in order to become the 69th US Secretary of State. In this episode of "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration," host Jesse Lent takes a look at some of the controversy surrounding Tillerson's appointment, with New York Times Washington DC correspondent Jennifer Steinhauer.
Ep 5 (1/4/17) What could Jeff Sessions mean for the Justice Dept? Guests: R.B Bernstein &Frank Deale17/03/2017 Duración: 24min
CUNY School of Law professor Frank Deale and lecturer in law and political science at City College of New York's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership R.B Bernstein were two of 1,226 faculty members from 176 different law schools in 49 states that sent a letter to the Senate Committee of the Judiciary urging them to block Sen. Jeff Sessions's nomination for attorney general. In this episode of "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration," host Jesse Lent examines what effect Sessions could have on the Justice Department and talks to these two professors about why they decided to add their signatures to the letter.
Ep 4 (12/28/16) What will Indiana Governor Mike Pence's role be as VP? Guest: Jeet Heer17/03/2017 Duración: 26min
In this episode, host Jesse Lent discusses what role Indiana governor Mike Pence may play in Donald Trump's administration as Vice President with managing editor of the New Republic Jeet Heer. We also open the phone lines for our first-ever call-in, on the topic of what issues you'd like us to cover on "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration."
Ep 3 (12/21/16) What can undocumented immigrants expect from President Trump? Guest:Jonathan Blitzer17/03/2017 Duración: 29min
In this week's "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration Day," host Jesse Lent examines what the new administration will mean for undocumented immigrants. Our guest, New Yorker reporter Jonathan Blitzer, spoke to illegal aliens living in New York City for his article "Undocumented Immigrants Brace For The Trump Administration."
Ep 2 (12/14/16) What will Trump's pick for EPA head mean for the environment? Guest: Amy Harder17/03/2017 Duración: 29min
In this episode of "TrumpWatch: Countdown To Inauguration," host Jesse Lent discusses what the President-elect's nominee for EPA head, Scott Pruitt, could mean for environmental policy in the US. Our guest is Amy Harder of the Wall Street Journal's Washington DC bureau.
Ep 1 (12/7/16) What will the new President mean for Muslims? Guest: Arun Kundnani17/03/2017 Duración: 29min
In the debut episode of "TrumpWatch," host Jesse Lent examines what the new administration could mean for Muslims in the U.S. with Arun Kundnani, a scholar-in-residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library and author of the book "The Muslims Are Coming: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror."