The U.S. Forest Service has confirmed that parent agency USDA has “engaged an independent investigator” to look into complaints against Chief Tony Tooke. News of this investigation comes as the Forest Service deals with allegations of a broader culture of harassment and retaliation within its ranks, as detailed in an investigation by the PBS NewsHour. William Brangham joins Judy Woodruff for more.
The White House is swirling with new questions of possible conflicts of interest for Jared Kushner, including reports that his family received more than $500 million in loans from companies who met with the president’s son-in-law, and that foreign officials saw him as exploitable. Judy Woodruff talks to The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos and Patrick Cotter, a former federal prosecutor.
Judy Woodruff is the unflappable co-anchor of “PBS NewsHour,” an award-winning journalist who has for decades covered the news reliably and with distinction. Judy Woodruff is also an extraordinary mother, wife, daughter, public citizen and friend.