Episode

1/21 Andy Kroll: Ted Cruz’s Karl Rove & Matt Katz: Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption

January 21, 2016

Journalist Andy Kroll explains why Jeff Roe, Ted Cruz’s campaign manager is this generations Karl Rove. Jeff Roe’s brutal political history. Destroying candidates who didn’t need to be destroyed. The bizarre behavior of Jeff Roe. Why Cruz and Roe picked each other and why Roe believes in base elections. Also why the Cruz campaign will only get more negative. (10:30)

Matt Katz author of the new book Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption explains where the Bridgegate investigation stands. The clouds hanging over Chris Christie. David Wildstein and Christie’s odd High School experience. How Christie’s political career was build on fundraising for George W Bush. How Christie’s questionable conduct as District Attorney. Who is David Samson and why he might still threaten Christie’s legal future. The relationship between Andrew Cuomo and Christie and are there other skeletons in Christie’s closet? (29:15)

On The Fun Half: would there be a massive backlash against reparations? Scotty B might run with Donald Trump?! Fox & Friend’s has a disgusting segment on the Flint water crisis and your calls and IMs.

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