2019 Mackinac Policy Conference: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence on Racial Disparities and Reparations

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence joins Stephen to talk about reparations, calls for impeachment and more.

As Congress wrestles with its ability to deal with a hostile White House, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of Michigan has become one of the most recognized voices on the House Oversight Committee. Her lines of questioning in hearings such as attorney Michael Cohen’s testimony before the committee have made headlines.

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Stephen and Lawrence discuss racial disparities in educational outcomes, what role reparations could play moving forward in the Democratic presidential race for 2020 and what it means that at least two members of Michigan’s Congressional delegation Rashida Tlaib and Justin Amash have called for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Click on the audio player above to listen to the conversation.



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