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Between The Lines – Feb. 20, 2019 – Full Show

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Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Violates Constitution, Endangers Democracy

Interview with Elliot Mincberg, senior fellow with the group People for the American Way, conducted by Scott Harris

Bernie Sanders Remains the Authentic Progressive Among Democratic Presidential Candidates

Interview with Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org and a California Sanders delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, conducted by Scott Harris

Urgent Need to Research Possible Link Between Artificial Turf Crumb Rubber and Cancer

Interview with Amy Griffin, associate head coach at the University of Washington, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Feb. 20, 2019

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Trump is tough on Venezuela—but won’t let fleeing Venezuelans into the US
  • Conflict erupts for control of Libya’s largest oil field
  • Fourteen candidates running in first round of Chicago mayoral elections

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"McCabe appears to have taken an inspired action at a very critical moment in history that helped set the nation on a course toward justice. Whatever the Mueller report (or what's released of it) actually reveals, many ongoing cases in the Southern District of New York and elsewhere were born of the Russia probe."