Episode

12/9 GOP Goes Infowars On Impeachment & Mayor Pete Hearts Billionaires w/ MR Crew

December 9, 2019

The MR crew brings you the latest news on impeachment and more.

On today’s show: Trump says Jewish business people need to support him because of the wealth tax. Steve Castor arrives not with a briefcase, but a Whole Foods bag. Steve Castor opening statement: This is baloney! Owen Troyer from Infowars interrupts hearing. Mayor Pete wants to take money out of politics, doesn’t count billionaire donors and closed-door fundraisers as part of that.

On the fun half: Joint chief of staff Mark Milley says our 18-year-long occupation of Afghanistan is just the beginning. Nancy Pelosi sponsors decent drug-pricing bill that is better with Jayapal’s amendment (call your reps and tell them!). Mayor Pete says there’s no timeline on having a conversation about opening closed door fundraisers. Pete throws shade at polite protesters at his rally in Iowa. Trump orders review of EPA water rules because “people are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times.” Gordon Brown says Corbyn is a phenomena, speaks to people’s frustrations, failures of neoliberalism. Pelosi explains why she didn’t support Bush impeachment, knew there were no WMDs in Iraq. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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