Week in Politics: Mexican Tariff Shutdown, 2020 Presidential Candidate Check Ins and More

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” interviewed Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro of the USC Dornslife School as part of their weekly political roundtable. Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler announced that he’s reached an agreement with the DOJ, ahead of the contempt vote (Airtalk) President Trump’s Mexico tariff deadline is today. Even though Trump announced that the U.S.…

Trump Would Welcome Challenge From Oprah Winfrey for President

The New York Times (in a Reuters story) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about Oprah Winfrey’s credibility across party lines. Jeffe, the USC professor, cautioned against thinking of Hollywood as a monolith of liberal Democrats. Besides the liberal creative talent, Hollywood money also comes from the more conservative, unionized trade and…