Capitol Crimes

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Stephen Bush and Ailbhe Rea discuss the aftermath of the shocking scenes from Washington as a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building, and what those events mean for changing international norms around politics and the media. Then, in You Ask Us, they look at what impact lockdown scepticism has actually had on UK Government policy.

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Topics in this podcast:

US politics

US election

Protest

Capitol Hill

Pro-Trump riots

Media

CNN

Fox News

BBC

UK politics

UK Government

Conservative Party

Coronavirus

Covid-19

Lockdown

People discussed in this podcast:

Donald Trump

Joe Biden

Nancy Pelosi

Protestors

Boris Johnson



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