11 2019

Modern History of Congressional Investigations

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel 16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Contact Nancy Maurice Rogers
413-442-4360 x 15

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "Modern History of Congressional Investigations."

The battle between the White House and Congress over Congressional investigations into Trump's conduct and finances and into his Administration more broadly, has escalated tensions between the two branches, raising the specter of impeachment proceedings and bringing political partisanship to a level rarely seen in a capital already known for its partisanship.

Jeff Robbins, former Chief Counsel to the Democratic Senators on the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, former Assistant US Attorney and Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice at Brown University's Political Science Department, will trace the modern history of Congressional investigations into the Executive branch, highlighting the historic clashes between Congress and the President and touching on how the current clash resembles, and differs from, those in recent history.

This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series and will be followed by a kosher hot lunch. Lunch is a $2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age or $7 for all others. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling (413) 442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.