Flashpoint 6/30/19: Bill Schuette weighs in on decision to drop charges in Flint Water Crisis

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DETROITHere is what you missed on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint

We now have a fair idea of what we're in for here in Detroit about a month from now. The next round of Democratic debates comes our way as the 2020 presidential campaign show moves north from Miami.

It was -- as it almost had to be by definition -- an unruly affair. A very crowded stage filled with clear front-runners who managed to get more time and clear trailers who reeked of desperation in trying to steal away some of that precious airtime.

Did it help you arrive at any conclusions? Were there any breakthroughs? 

Kamala Harris seemed to get a ton of time on Twitter in debate No. 2 -- and if Google has anything to say about it, Tulsi Gabbard was the most-searched term the night of debate No. 1. That's a breakthrough for a candidate who many knew absolutely nothing about going in.

But it all happened against some fascinating developments on other fronts -- most notably, the  U.S. Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering, which was basically word that the nation's highest court doesn't believe how legislative districts are drawn is a matter for it to decide.

We thought we might be in for a shuffle in 2020 in Michigan -- it appears our districts will remain the same until the year after that when the newly created districts will kick in.

Former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette made an appearance on Flashpoint Sunday to discuss the state's current attorney general, Dana Nessel's decision to completely scrap his $23 million effort to prosecute the Flint Water Crisis.

Segment One: 

Dennis Darnoi, Densar Consulting; Stephen Henderson, host of WDET's "Detroit Today"; Jill Alper, Alper Strategies, and Steve Mitchell, Mitchell Research and Communications.  

Segment Two: 

Former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. 

Segment Three: 

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week's episode. 

About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.