October 22, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Criminal Charges

Maria and Julio get into the Senate confirmation hearing for Chris Magnus, President Biden’s pick to lead Customs and Border Protection. They also debrief the latest developments from the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. And, they talk about a Senate committee investigation in Brazil to hold President Jair Bolsonaro accountable for the failures in his response to the coronavirus pandemic. 


Staff Picks

  • President Biden’s pick for Customs and Border Protection commissioner, Chris Magnus, supports two Trump-era border tactics, reports Ryan Devereaux for The Intercept
  • The public already knows that Steve Bannon, an ally to former President Donald Trump, played a role in the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6, reports Dan Friedman for Mother Jones.
  • In his latest column, Julio writes “Brazil’s president has been all-in on what has become an apparently effective strategy for modern-day authoritarians,” for MSNBC.


Photo credit: AP Photo/Eraldo Peres

 

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