morning commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Trump Administration's policy on abortion providers.  Dr. Chartock also discusses former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who is considering a run for New York state attorney general, and reportedly hasn't been registered to vote in the state since 2006.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who says special procescuters can not indict the president unless he is impeached. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments on the integrity of this White House.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of North Korea calling off the planned summit with President Trump. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who is weighing an independent bid for New York state attorney general.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Palestinian protests at the Gaza border after the U.S. Embassy opened in Jerusalem.  Dr. Chartock also discusses a Politico report that the Trump administration attempted to block the publication of a report on water contamination.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the rising tensions in Syria between Israel and Iran.  Dr. Chartock also discusses President Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore.  

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the three American prisoners freed by North Korea.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the ongoing probe into former New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is accused of abusing women.

WAMC's Dr. Chartock discusses President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on possible New York state attorney general appointees, which the legislature has the power to decide.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following allegations published by The New Yorker that he was physically violent with four women. Dr. Chartock also discusses Manny Alicandro, the Republican who announced his bid for attorney general earlier Monday.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump's new lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. Dr. Chartock also discusses John McCain's spirit as the Arizona U.S. Senator battles brain cancer.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Afropop Worldwide's 30th Anniversary Gala held Thursday in New York City and more.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

May 3, 2018

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on recent developments in the President Trump-Stormy Daniels scandal. Dr. Chartock also discusses a Suffolk University poll that finds Joe Biden is the most favored Democratic possibility for the 2020 presidential race.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller mentioned a possible presidential subpoena.  Dr. Chartock also discusses U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's endorsement of incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

WAMC's Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the nationwide May Day rallies being held by U.S. immigrants today. Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York Times article listing questions Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask President Trump.  

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses White House physician Ronny Jackson, who will not be returning to his position after withdrawing his nomination for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on President Trump's visit to Michigan over the weekend.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korea's Moon Jae-in. Dr. Chartock also discusses the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as the new U.S. Secretary of State. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the United States.  Dr. Chartock also discusses President Donald Trump's new personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who reportedly met with special counsel Robert Mueller this week.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the New York state special election results and the possibility of Governor Andrew Cuomo convincing Senator Simcha Felder to align with the Democrats over the GOP.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the BBC report of anti-Semitic events in Germany.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Monday's van attack in Toronto, Canada.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's endorsement of current CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the next Secretary of State.

WAMC'S Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Friday morning's environmental Roundtable panel at the University at Albany's Page Hall.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on Cuba's change in leadership.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on South Korean talks to end the war with North Korea.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order extending voting rights to parolees. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's secret meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the deaths of former First Lady Barbara Bush and NPR newscaster and personality Carl Kasell Tuesday.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rejection of new sanctions against Russia.  Dr. Chartock also discusses this year's Pulitzer Prizes, which were announced Monday.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he will not seek re-election.   Dr. Chartock also discusses Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's second day of testimony before Congress.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress Tuesday. Dr. Chartock also discusses the information coming out of the FBI raid of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer's office.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the FBI's raid of President Trump's lawyer's office and the possibility that the president will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Andrew Cuomo's efforts to unify the Democratic Party and his potential run for president.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the independent bipartisan poll released on the Republican Tax Law passed last year.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the stock market's decline.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty's decision not to seek a fourth term.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump's proclamation that DACA is dead.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Environmental Protection Agency, which is preparing to weaken Obama-era pollution standards for automotive companies. Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget negotiations. 

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