Oct 6, 2018 • 1HR 14M

Impeach Kavanaugh?/Trumpcare

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Ralph Nader
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Ralph and Lisa Graves, former general counsel for judicial nominations under Democrat Patrick Leahy, tick off a long list of reasons why Brett Kavanaugh should not be elevated to the Supreme Court. And Dr. John Geyman returns to discuss his new book “Trumpcare: Lies, Broken Promises, How It Is Failing, and What Should Be Done”.

Lisa Graves is the co-founder of Documented, which investigates corporate influence on democracy. She serves on the boards of the Center for Media and Democracy and U.S. Right to Know and is on the advisory board of UnKoch My Campus and Free Speech Is for People.  Ms. Graves was the former chief counsel for nominations for the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee under Senator Patrick Leahy and was deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice.

“It’s a disaster for our courts. It’s a disaster for our country. Brett Kavanaugh is really a political operative in black robes.”  

Lisa Graves, co-founder of Documented and former chief counsel for nominations for ranking member of Senate Judiciary Committee

John Geyman is an M.D. and professor emeritus of family medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. As a family physician with 21years in academic medicine, he has also practiced in rural communities for 13 years. Dr. Geyman has served as president of Physicians for a National Health Program and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. His new book is entitled:  “Trumpcare: Lies, Broken Promises, How It Is Failing, and What Should Be Done”.

“I want the Democratic Party to have Medicare For All universal coverage in its platform. But it’s pretty wimpy right now. Centrist Democrats are starting to call for, ‘Oh, let’s have a little public option in here, and we’ll call it Medicare For All.’ That’s not what we want. We want real Medicare For All, which is HR 676 in the House.”    

Dr. John Geyman, author of “Trumpcare: Lies, Broken Promises, How It Is Failing, and What Should Be Done”

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