February 2, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 2, 2018 full broadcast, we discuss a week in politics dominated by discussion surrounding a controversial GOP memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse with White House correspondents Brian Bennett of The Los Angeles Times and CNN's Abby Phillip. Also, ESPN writer Kevin Arnovitz joins us to take a closer look at the NBA's ratings bump, which comes amid a ratings slump for another major sports league. And we speak with Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Pakistan ambassador to the U.S., about a spate of deadly violence in Afghanistan, President Trump's criticism of Pakistan and more. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on February 2, 2018.


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