Hitting the Quid Pro Quota

This week, CAP senior policy adviser James Lamond discusses the ongoing House impeachment hearings, and Daniella and Ed chat with New Republic staff writer Matt Ford.

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It’s pandemonium this week on “The Tent,” as CAP senior policy adviser James Lamond breaks down an explosive day of testimony from Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland during the House’s ongoing impeachment hearings. Then, New Republic staff writer Matt Ford joins Ed and Daniella to discuss the political implications of the inquiry and how two new entrants to the 2020 field are shaking up the Democratic primary race.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Action Fund. Dwayne Greene is the director of Broadcast Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy


Ed Chung

Senior Fellow

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Dwayne Greene

Director, Broadcast Communications

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger and co-hosted by Colin Seeberger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.