Podcast

Why I’m Still Suing the President

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to discuss the renewed debate on gun control, among other issues.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sits down with Michele and Igor to discuss the renewed debate on guns following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. She shares how her state’s strict gun laws have helped make Massachusetts safer and could be a good framework for the nation; her disappointment after President Donald Trump rescinded an invitation to meet with her and other state attorneys general; and how she is fighting back against what she believes are unconstitutional measures from the White House. Over the last year, Healey has sued the Trump administration more times than she can count—over the president’s executive orders on immigration, his repeal of the Clean Power Plan, and the Department of Education’s failure to discharge student loans for students who attended predatory for-profit institutions.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Igor Volsky

Vice President

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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