The News Evolution with Journalist Carl Bernstein & Building Back America with NEC Director Brian Deese

Squawk Pod

Jan 14 2022 • 38 mins

Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist behind Watergate, discusses the evolution of the news industry, what constitutes good journalism, and his new book, ‘Chasing History’. The Transportation Department is launching a $27 billion program to repair and upgrade roughly 15,000 highway bridges across the nation as part of the infrastructure law approved in November. White House National Economic Council Director Brian Deese discusses the Build Back Better bill, rising inflation, and restoring American confidence. The Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its sweeping Covid vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies, though the high court will allow a vaccine mandate for the health care industry. Plus, Australia has canceled tennis champion Novak Djokovic’s visa once again ahead of the Australian Open as the furor over his Covid-19 vaccination status intensifies.

In this episode:
Brian Deese, @BrianDeeseNEC
Carl Bernstein, @carlbernstein
Joe Kernen, @JoeSquawk

Becky Quick, @BeckyQuick

Andrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkin
Katie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie