attorney, writer and political strategist
Armando Valdés Prieto is an attorney, writer and political strategist. He is a former director of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Office of Management and Budget.
President Trump says Puerto Rico was a disaster before Hurricane Maria hit the island almost a month ago.
Oct. 16, 2017from To the Point
In the aftermath of disaster, the President of the United States is traditionally the "Uniter-in-Chief." But Donald Trump is often called "The Divider."
Oct. 4, 2017from To the Point
President Trump's in Puerto Rico, surveying the devastation from Hurricanes Irma and, especially, Maria, and the plight of 3.4 million American citizens.
Oct. 3, 2017from To the Point
It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Jun. 27from News Stories
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Listeners sent in their questions on impeachment, the meaning of a key word in Robert Mueller’s report, and whether Paul Manafort will get his ostrich jacket back if he’s pardoned.
Jul. 3from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Julian Castro, former HUD secretary and former San Antonio Mayor, says his housing plan calls for a much greater investment to end homelessness by 2028.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW will be tracking each…
Jul. 18from News Stories
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand