1. Roundup: Saudi Arabia Cuts Oil Production & LA City Council NPR 26:19

The White House has accused Saudi Arabia of helping Russia fund its war in Ukraine by pushing up oil revenues after the OPEC+ group of oil producers, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, decided to cut oil output by 2 million barrels per day.

National Security Council spokesman John Kirby accused the kingdom of strong-arming other oil producing countries to agree to the cut.

And a controversy in Los Angeles is roiling the city’s politics: city councilors were caught making racist and otherwise bigoted remarks in a leaked recording. President Biden has called on them to resign.

This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, international affairs correspondent Jackie Northam, and national desk correspondent Adrian Florido.

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