CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — From pushback on the $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan to criticism of the Afghanistan withdrawal, it’s been a pivotal week for the Biden administration. “On Balance” has some of the best and brightest minds in politics to explain what it all means for you.
Rep. Mark Green, R-Tenn., joins the show after spending the day at a hearing where Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Democrat Phillip Levine, former mayor of Miami Beach, discusses the president’s $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan.
Phil Wegmann of RealClearPolitics talks about what’s happening behind the scenes at the White House.
Matias Mayesh, the former president of the Washington University College Republicans, offers perspective on flags commemorating 9/11 being removed.
Former State Department anti-terror specialist Morgan Wright discusses Facebook launching a digital wallet app.
Lea Gabrielle ran human intelligence networks in Afghanistan and served as the U.S. special envoy for global engagement at the State Department. She talks about the presumed dead al-Qaida leader who appeared in a video on 9/11.
WGN Radio’s Anna Davlantes joins the show to offer insight on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to sue street gangs.
Dr. Bob Lahita, a clinical professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and Tyler Hollinger, a restaurant owner, discusses businesses checking vaccine cards.
Watch On Balance with Leland Vittert weeknights at 8/7c.