As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One 

Liz Cheney: Wyoming Republican
Liz Cheney's high-profile attacks on Donald Trump may have lost her the Republican primary in Wyoming -- but our guest doesn't think it's the end of her career in politics. 

Peterborough mayor
After followers of a Canadian QAnon figure planned to arrest police in Peterborough Ontario, the mayor tweets out the full force of her fervent fury -- using other F-words. 

Monkey 911 call
California police officers follow a 9-1-1 call to a zoo, where they discover something utterly unspeakable. By which I mean, the caller couldn't speak, because it was a capuchin monkey. 

Part Two

FBI threat warning
Mike Pence calls on Republicans stop attacking the FBI for seizing materials from Donald Trump -- but a former agent says that's not going to soothe the concerns of his old colleagues. 

Flight compensation
As airport gridlock continues, one disgruntled passenger is insisting on compensation from WestJet -- saying the time he spent on the ground is grounds for a case.