In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David Sirota sits down with Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) for a substantive conversation on the latest congressional developments (9:16).

First, they discuss Ro’s ongoing House Oversight Committee investigation into fossil-fueled disinformation campaigns. The two also cover the U.S. airline industry debacle, the debate around banning gas stoves, and the recent votes for House Speaker — and why progressives have yet to wield the same power as right-wing Republicans.

A rough transcript of the episode is available here.

BONUS: On Lever Time Premium, our extended weekly podcast for supporting subscribers, The Lever’s managing editor Joel Warner interviews author John Hendrickson about his new book Life on Delay: Making Peace with a Stutter. John’s viral 2019 article about President Joe Biden’s lifelong struggle with disfluency prompted him to write a book on the issue and his own experience with speech disfluency.

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