Cohen Testifies, While Sanders Joins The Race: A Look At The Latest Out Of Washington

Feb 28, 2019

President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam as the president's former long-time attorney and "fixer" Michael Cohen testifies about his association with Trump to the House oversight committee.

A resolution to block the president's emergency declaration to allow him to earmark funds to build his border wall heads to the Senate after passing in the House. Trump has already formally issued a threat to veto the bill if it reaches his desk.

The Congressional Progressive Caucus releases its "Medicare for All" proposal as the full House votes on requiring universal background checks for all firearms sales.

And with Senator Bernie Sanders joining the race, the number of declared candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 is now up to 10. With at least 13 more possible contenders still considering a run for the White House.

Joining Cincinnati Edition for a look at these and other top stories out of Washington D.C. are Political Junkie Ken Rudin (@kenrudin) and WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson (@howardwilkinson).

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