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
Four top health officials testified in front of the U.S.
May. 13from KCRW Features
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May. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov.
May. 5from KCRW Features
Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.
May. 14from News Stories
Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.
May. 26from Arts & Culture Stories
Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?
May. 21from To the Point
Economist Ellen Brown sheds light on the intricacies of an economic system that is being unmasked by the government’s pandemic response.
May. 1from Scheer Intelligence