Renato and Patti discussed recent Republican efforts to place restrictions on voting and make it more difficult to vote. They were joined by Jonathan Diaz, legal counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, who litigates voting right cases in federal courts across the country, challenging state laws that deny or burden the right to vote.
Renato and Patti discuss the Manhattan District Attorney’s investigation of Trump’s taxes. They were joined by Daniel Alonso, who was previously the Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan DA’s office.
Renato discussed whether and how the COVID-19 pandemic would be curtailed and controlled as vaccine distribution becomes more widespread. He was joined by infectious disease doctor Roby Bhattacharyya, who practices at Massachusetts General Hospital and teaches at Harvard Medical School.
Renato discussed developments in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. He was joined by Norm Eisen, who was part of the trial team for the House managers in Trump's first impeachment trial.
Renato and Patti discussed the legal implications of the massive trading interest in GameStop stock. They were joined by former SEC Attorney Jerome Tomas.
Renato and Patti discuss the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump after the presentation of the article of impeachment to the U.S. Senate. They were joined by Daniel Goldman, who was lead counsel for House Democrats during the first impeachment of Donald Trump.
“On Topic” is a podcast that provides a weekly in-depth look at a topic that helps us understand the week’s news. Our topics can’t be covered properly in a five-minute television segment or a 280-character tweet, so we bring in experts to explain the topic in a dialogue with hosts Renato Mariotti & Patti Vasquez.