Washington Journal Program 7/01/2015
Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation.56 views
Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He announced that the death toll of British nationals killed in the Tunisia terror attack rose to 27, and was expected to rise over the coming days. The prime minister also answered questions on concerns over the term “Islamic State” and cutting the costs of politics by reducing the number of members in the British Parliament.241 views
Governor Chris Christie Presidential Campaign Announcement
Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) announced his intention to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He made the announcement at his alma mater, Livingston High School.2,053 views
President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff held a joint news conference following a meeting in the Oval Office. In addition to issues of U.S.-Brazilian relations, President Obama addressed questions on the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran and a string of positive moments for his presidential legacy over the prior week.981 views
Civil War History and the Confederate Flag
Author Gary Gallagher talked about the causes of the Civil War and how perceptions of that conflict was affecting public reaction to displays of the Confederate battle flag.952 views
Dr. Ben Carson at National Sheriffs' Association Conference
Dr. Ben Carson, a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, spoke about community policing, investing in U.S. cities, mental health care, immigration, border security, and counter-terrorism.588 views
This was part of a Presidential Forum at the National Sheriffs' Association’s 75th Anniversary Conference and Exhibition, held at the Hilton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore.
Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Legal experts analyzed the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognize marriages from other states.269 views
Government Debt in Greece and Puerto Rico
Panelists talked about the debt crises in Greece and Puerto Ricoand the effects they could have on the Eurozone and the U.S. economies. Though the countries face similar economic challenges, the panelists noted how Greece’s position as a sovereign state and Puerto Rico’s position as a U.S. territory would affect their outcomes. Financial consultant Bert Ely predicted that Greece would leave the Eurozone and eventually be forced to leave the European Union. Panelists agreed that Congress needs to take a more active role in finding a solution for Puerto Rico’s crisis144 views
“A Tale of Two Debt Crises: Is Puerto Rico America’s Greece?” was held at the American Enterprise Institute.