- 01/12/2017 (WBAI News)

James Mattis, Donald Trump's pick to head the Pentagon
-Warmongering at Armed Services Committee hearing into General James Mattis for Defense Secretary.

-Ethics in government are in focus as Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren questions Ben Carson, Trump's pick for HUD Secretary, on conflicts of interest with Trump and his family. 

-Republicans begin the process of repealing Obamacare. Senator Bernie Sanders and other Dems speak out.

-Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal questions Alabama Senator Jeff Session on voter suppression in Alabama under his watch, in day three of a hearing into Trump's nomination for Attorney General.