IMPEACHMENT: A LEGAL DISCUSSION
The House of Representatives meets today to debate one article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for inciting the violent insurrectionists that besieged Capitol Hill last week.
- Franita Tolson, Vice Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the USC Gould School of Law
REP. SCHIFF WEIGHS IN ON A (SECOND) IMPEACHMENT
The House of Representatives spent much of the morning ...into the afternoon, debating whether to impeach President Trump for a second time. The vote came in just before 2 today with a 232 members, including 10 Republicans, supporting his removal from office. 197 were against.
- Rep. Adam Schiff, Democratic Representative
REASSESSING SOCIAL MEDIA
Just days after rioters stormed the US capitol waving confederate flags... many in our country are looking around at where white supremacist or racist ideology has been hiding in plain sight. In California, that includes law enforcement. The Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board in the state Attorney General Office is recommending that California police agencies routinely check officers social media posts, computers and cell phones for racist, bigoted or offensive content. Melanie P. Ochoa is a senior staff attorney at ACLU Southern California… and a member of that advisory board.
- Melanie P. Ochoa, senior staff attorney at ACLU SoCal and member the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board
CLIQUES, CLUBS, SECRETS AND THE LA COUNTY SHERIFF'S
A look into the investigation into a secret L.A. County Sheriffs Department clique of the past, known as "The Jump Out Boys." Although seven members of that clique were eventually fired back in 2013, a recent L.A. Times investigation found that four of those deputies were rehired over the years.
- Waylon Cunningham, L.A. Times special correspondent
ON THE LOT: Hollywood hits pause on political donations
In the wake of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol corporate America is voicing their response with their dollars. That includes some big names in Hollywood-- the Walt Disney company, AT&T, Comcast and the Motion Picture Association are just a handful who have paused political funding in the wake of the insurrection. For this and more it's time to go On The Lot.
- Rebecca Keegan, reporter at Hollywood Reporter