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Breaking Down The Impeachment Movement, Congressman Jimmy Gomez on Last Week's Violence and The Responsibility of Social Media Companies




Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry
Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry
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How the process to remove President Trump will work

House Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump following last week's storming of the Capitol by his supporters. It sets off a legal and political challenge for all parties, and casts a tense atmosphere over President-elect Biden's first few days in office.

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What Social Media Companies are Responsible For In Last Week's Violence

The past four years have really put into question the role of social media companies and, in light of last week’s violent insurrection, their responsibility for what users say and do using their platforms. Today, we talk with Kara Swisher, a long-time tech reporter and host of the New York Times podcast Sway

Guest: Kara Swisher, a long-time tech reporter and host of the New York Times podcast Sway

Congressman Jimmy Gomez on the Impeachment Movement

With only nine days left in President Trump's term, House Democrats are mobilizing to remove him from office by drafting new articles of impeachment, and calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th amendment. Congressman Jimmy Gomez has been a vocal supporter of these new efforts to remove Trump. He joins KPCC's A Martínez to discuss his experience during the Capitol siege and why Democrats believe now is the time to remove the president.

Guest: Jimmy Gomez, California Democratic Congressman representing the 34th District. 

Examining the Reliability of COVID-19 Tests

KPCC's Jackie Fortier talks about the latest with LA County ending its usage of the coronavirus tests by the company Curative because of the false negative rates, as well as the move to transform Dodger Stadium from a testing site into a vaccination distribution site.

Guest: Jackie Fortier, KPCC health reporter