Inside Trump’s outgoing federal execution spree

President Trump is overseeing a barbaric federal killing spree on his way out of his office, executing more prisoners in 2020 than all states combined. Reporter George Hale of NPR takes us inside the death chamber.

President Trump is leaving office by overseeing a record level of federal executions, with 10 prisoners killed in 2020 and three more slated for this month. George Hale, who has covered the executions for NPR, discusses Trump’s last-minute killing spree and witnessing the barbaric executions first-hand.

Guest: George Hale. Reporter covering federal executions for NPR member station WFIU.