FROM Amy Ziering
“The Hunting Ground” The 2012 documentary The Invisible War told the story of rampant sexual assault in the military. The filmmakers showed it at colleges around the country as part of their promotional campaign, and found that students and faculty alike would come up to them afterwards and say “that happens here.” Not just assault, but the lack of response from the institutions and, in some cases, active cover-ups. We talk to the filmmakers about the follow-up movie that grew out of that experience.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
What did Trump accomplish on his first trip abroad? President Trump is wrapping up his Mideast and European tour. We find out what he has accomplished -- good and bad -- and look at what he faces when he comes home.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?