House Prepares Articles of Impeachment against Trump – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that formal impeachment charges will be filed this week against President Trump for offenses including abuse of presidential power for personal political gain at the expense of national security. All signs point to an impeachment trial in the Senate beginning early next year. José López Zamorano brings us the details from Washington.
Open Enrollment for Medicare Ends – The period of open enrollment in the Medicare program, which provides medical insurance for those over 65, is rapidly coming to an end. The insurance plan will be renewed automatically for those who do not take action, and this year there are new rules for drug coverage and benefits. Carolina Fortin-García, spokeswoman for the federal agency Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks about this topic from Washington with Chelis López.
California Helps Middle Classes Buy Health Insurance – California is at the halfway point in the enrollment period for the insurance market known as Covered California. And although the state government has made health insurance compulsory, it also offered assistance to access insurance and avoid fines. The government is helping consumers request insurance until the end of January and is also providing state subsidies to put insurance policies within reach of middle-class consumers. Xiomara Peña of the Small Business Majority in Los Angeles discusses this topic with Chelis López.