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Every Friday, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus recaps the week’s highlights from the West Wing, Capitol Hill, Pentagon and elsewhere.

Every Friday, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus recaps the week’s highlights from the West Wing, Capitol Hill, Pentagon and elsewhere.

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Every Friday, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus recaps the week’s highlights from the West Wing, Capitol Hill, Pentagon and elsewhere.

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English


Episodes

June 10th, 2022: January 6th Hearings, America’s Gun Epidemic

6/10/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares the news from Washington about the January 6th hearings, as well as testimony from first responders and survivors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

Duration:00:19:29

June 3rd, 2022: The Debate On Gun Control, Mark Meadows' Text Revelations, and The War in Ukraine

6/3/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares the news from Washington about President Biden's recent remarks about mass shootings in the U.S, the recently uncovered text messages from former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows during the January 6th attack on the Capitol, the war in Ukraine, the economy, and more.

Duration:00:17:11

May 27th, 2022: Uvalde Texas Shooting, Biden on China and Taiwan

5/27/2022
This week on West Wing Reports, outrage: The latest on the Texas school massacre. What, if anything, can be done? And President Biden speaks of a military conflict with China.

Duration:00:18:54

May 20th, 2022: Another Gun Massacre, New Members of NATO, and an Infant Formula Shortage

5/20/2022
This week, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus shares key insights from Washington about the most recent mass killing in Buffalo, Finland and Sweden's recent NATO membership, the nationwide shortage of baby formula, and more.

Duration:00:17:49

May 13th, 2022: The Economics of Roe v Wade, Ukraine, and an Infant Formula Shortage

5/13/2022
On this episode of West Wing Reports, hear about Putin's comments on Russia's celebration of Victory Day, a report on the economic repercussions of reduced abortion rights for women, a national shortage of baby formula, the latest on COVID-19, and more.

Duration:00:16:07

May 6th, 2022: Abortion Rights in Jeopardy, Convictions for January 6th, and Rising Interest Rates

5/6/2022
This week on West Wing Reports, host Paul Brandus shares this week's news, including the leaked Supreme Court draft to overturn Roe vs Wade, the first criminal conviction from the January 6th attack on the Capitol, the Fed's latest attempts to curb inflation, and more.

Duration:00:14:56

April 29th, 2022: An Economic Stumble, Increased Pressure on Russia, and Gun Deaths in America

4/29/2022
This week on West Wing Reports, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus gives the news on the GDP slip in 2022, the latest sanctions on Russia and aid to Ukraine, a troubling revelation about youth gun-related deaths, and more.

Duration:00:18:46

April 22nd, 2022: More Aid for Ukraine, Mask Mandates, and Florida vs. Disney

4/22/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares updates on Ukraine and the next round of U.S. aid, the recent overturning of mask mandates by a federal judge, Florida governor Ron DeSantis going after Disney, and more.

Duration:00:20:31

April 15th, 2022: Genocide in Ukraine, Inflation, COVID-19, and Possible Criminal Charges for Trump

4/15/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares his insights on Biden's recent comments surrounding the war crimes in Ukraine, the January 6th Comission's developing case against former President Trump, a new COVID-19 strain, the latest on inflation, and more.

Duration:00:15:27

April 8th, 2022: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Confirmation, New Russa Sanctions, and Gas Companies in Washington

4/8/2022
This week, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus takes us through the latest on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation to the U.S Supreme Court, Biden's latest round of sanctions against Russia after recent revelations about Russian war crimes in Ukraine, major gas companies' recent appearance on Capitol Hill, and more.

Duration:00:16:16

April 1st, 2022: Putin and Ukraine, the Pandemic, Gas Prices, & Jobs

4/1/2022
This week, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus shares his insights into the recent developments in the War in Ukraine, Trump and Putin, President Biden's recent comments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economy.

Duration:00:12:27

March 25th, 2022: The War in Ukraine Week 4

3/25/2022
This week, Paul covers updates on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and the US's response. We'll also hear about North Korea's inter-continental ballistic missile that appears to be capable of reaching the United States. And here at home — confirmation hearings for what could be the first black woman on the Supreme Court.

Duration:00:18:49

March 11th, 2022: The War in Ukraine Week 3, Soaring Gas Prices, and A Supreme Court Ruling

3/11/2022
This week, Paul gives us his insights on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and the ongoing actions of the U.S. government surrounding it. We'll also hear news about the economic impacts of the conflict, and a recent Supreme Court ruling with potential repercussions on the 2022 midterm elections.

Duration:00:16:25

March 4th, 2022: The State of the Union, and the State of the War in Ukraine

3/4/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares the news following a week of open conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the State of the Union address from President Biden, the latest environmental report, and an economic update.

Duration:00:13:23

February 25th, 2022: War in Ukraine

2/25/2022
This week, Paul Brandus shares the devastating realities of a full scale invasion of Ukraine by Putin and Russia.

Duration:00:10:13

February 18th, 2022: More Conflict over Ukraine, The Sandy Hook Court Settlement, and the Rising Cost of Climate Change

2/18/2022
This week, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus shares details about the latest developments on the situation in Ukraine, a $73 million dollar court settlement between gun maker Remington and Sandy Hook Elementary parents, the recent deposition of former president Trump and his children by the New York Attorney General, and more.

Duration:00:23:28

February 11th, 2022: Republican Infighting, President Biden on NBC, and COVID-19

2/11/2022
Today, Paul Brandus shares news regarding the RNC split over the January 6th insurrection, revelations from President Biden during his interview with NBC, and the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:17:19

February 4th, 2022: The U.S. Raid on ISIS, Russia and Ukraine, and Rising Gun Violence

2/4/2022
This week, Paul looks at the recent military operation to eliminate an ISIS leader, the latest Russia-Ukraine tensions, and rising gun violence. Plus, economic news and other consequential data.

Duration:00:17:44

January 28th, 2022: A Supreme Court Opening, Rising Tensions with Russia, and the Record-Breaking 2021 Economy

1/28/2022
This week, White House Correspondent Paul Brandus shares updates about the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy, the continued standoff surrounding Ukraine, and the impact of the economic rebound of 2021. Featuring global affairs analyst David Andelman.

Duration:00:27:20

January 21st, 2022: Voting Rights, Escalation in Ukraine, and President Biden's First Year

1/21/2022
Host Paul Brandus looks at President Biden's first year in office, the recent filibuster vote in the Senate, mounting tension in Ukraine, new troubles for Donald Trump, and listener comments, featuring special guest Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

Duration:00:31:16