Brian Lehrer

Host, The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer appears in the following:

America, Are We Ready? March 17 Edition

Friday, March 13, 2020

WNYC's Brian Lehrer open the phones for calls from around the country on what's at stake as voters in three more states hold their primaries and caucuses amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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America, Are We Ready? March 10 Edition

Friday, March 06, 2020

WNYC's Brian Lehrer open the phones for calls from around the country on what's at stake as voters in six more states hold their primaries and caucuses.

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America, Are We Ready? Super Tuesday Edition

Monday, March 02, 2020

WNYC's Brian Lehrer and guests open the phones for calls from around the country on what's at stake as voters in 14 Super Tuesday states hold their primaries.

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America, Are We Ready? South Carolina Edition

Thursday, February 27, 2020

WNYC's Brian Lehrer and guests open the phones for calls from around the country on what's at stake as South Carolina votes in its primary, in the final hour of voting.

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America, Are We Ready? New Hampshire Edition

Monday, February 10, 2020

WNYC's Brian Lehrer and NHPR's Laura Knoy join forces as the polls close in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary with calls from NH and around the country.

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WNYC Special Coverage: The Defense Rests

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd and callers as the defense rests in the senate impeachment trial
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Trump: 'I can do whatever I want.' Pelosi: “No.”

Thursday, December 05, 2019

After the Judiciary Committee's first hearing, Speaker Pelosi formally asked for Articles of Impeachment. On this episode: the past, present and near-future developments in the probe. 

The New Impeachment Phase Marks Another Chapter In Long-Running Trump-Nadler Feud

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Decades before he became president, Donald Trump and Congressman Jerrold Nadler faced off over an Upper West Side development.

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Judiciary: Like Intel Hearings 'on Steroids'

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee — which is responsible for drafting impeachment articles — will hear from constitutional scholars about what makes an "impeachable offense."

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on Your Holiday Witness Wishlist

Monday, December 02, 2019

As the House Intel Committee passes the reigns to the Judiciary Committee, we speak to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a Judiciary member, about the witness list, and what's to come.

The Big Picture: What Impeachment Means for Democracy

Friday, November 29, 2019

On this special extended episode of Impeachment, we set aside the granular details of the current probe, and take a big-picture look at the role of impeachment in our democracy.

A Case from the Right for More Witnesses

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

When we talked to Rich Lowry before the public hearings, he said he'd rather let the people decide in 2020 whether to remove the President. Did the hearings change anything for him?

"He said, 'Yeah, I'd Do It Again'"

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Today, the case for the broadest possible Articles of Impeachment. Our guest explains why the Republican-majority Senate might remove the President. Plus, how to read impeachment polls. 

'Like Watergate in Reverse'

Monday, November 25, 2019

The Nixon impeachment ended with a smoking gun. The Trump probe started with one. Why does that matter? Michael Isikoff talks public opinion and the latest headlines.

Did Two Weeks of Testimony Change Anyone's Mind?

Friday, November 22, 2019

Today, House Democrats wrapped up two weeks of public impeachment hearings. Did they move the needle? We check in with callers, and political reporter Tim Mak. 

Have We Had Enough Hearings?

Thursday, November 21, 2019

For the most part, the facts of the Ukraine affair aren't in dispute. So why hold more public hearings? Today, we recap the last two weeks of hearings and discuss the Democrats' endgame.

Sondland: 'It was a quid pro quo'

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Gordon Sondland, who had direct contact with the President on the Ukraine affair, confirmed a quid pro quo, and said that the orders were coming from Trump through Rudy Giuliani. 

Vindman: In Russia, They'd Kill Me "For Telling the Truth"

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Lt. Col. Vindman came to the U.S. 40 years ago as a refugee from the old Soviet Union. Today, he did something he says he couldn't do in Russia: He testified against the President. 

Sondland. In the Restaurant. With the Cellphone

Monday, November 18, 2019

Donald Trump tweeted that he was "strongly considering" testifying in the inquiry. But in news that might actually pan out, we look at the firsthand witnesses we'll hear this week. 

The First Week of Public Impeachment Hearings Just Wrapped Up. What Did We Learn?

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Your calls, questions, and lots of analysis on week one of public impeachment hearings.