‘Left, Right & Center’: Senate v. CIA and Climate Change
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists examine a behind-the-scenes fight over interoffice spying between the U.S. Senate and the CIA.
Also, the libertarian-conservative split on the U.S.’s proper role in the Ukraine crisis and Senate Democrats’ fruitless all-nighter on climate change. And finally, in a special election in Florida, one lousy candidate beat another lousy candidate, and now Democrats are worried about midterm elections.
Scheer is joined by Washington Post GovBeat contributor Reid Wilson in the center and the National Review’s Rich Lowry on the right.
— Adapted from KCRW by Alexander Reed Kelly.Wait, before you go…
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