House Finally Elects New Speaker. Also, Hurricane Otis: Response, Relief, Recovery.

Monday_673x324 MONDAY, OCTOBER 30
PROGRAM #10173 12:00 PM PT

House Finally Elects New Speaker.
After weeks of infighting, House Republicans elect a new Speaker: Mike Johnson, a staunch Trump ally. Who is the new Speaker? What are his priorities? What’s the road ahead? What does it mean for the 2024 elections?

Guest: Laura Rodriguez, Vice President for Government Affairs, Center for American Progress Action Fund, Washington, DC.

Hurricane Otis: Response, Relief, Recovery. Hurricane Otis, the worst hurricane in the history of the Mexican Pacific coast, killed at least 30 and devastated Acapulco and many communities in the state of Guerrero. This is a report about the surprising rapid intensification of the storm, the widespread destruction that it caused and the emergency aid for the people in the disaster area.

Guests: Daniel Agis Eslava, General Director of Liaison with International Organizations, Department of Attention to Migrants, Government of the State of Guerrero, Chilpancingo, Guerrero, MX; Julieta Altamirano Crosby, Director, Washington-Guerrero Foundation and City Councilmember, Lynnwood, WA, native of the town of Dos Caminos Guerrero / Julián Blanco, today from Guerrero, MX; Martha Neidecker, Anthropologist, victim of Hurricane Otis in her Acapulco residence, today from Mexico City, MX; Román Sánchez, President, Federation of Clubs United for Guerrero in California-FECU Guerrero, native of the town of Iguala de la Independencia Guerrero, Anaheim, CA.

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