Episode

5/20 Supreme Court Set to Make Trump Even More Unaccountable w/ Ian Millhiser

May 20, 2020

Sam hosts Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) to discuss the 2020 Supreme Court term, including Trump v. Mazars USA, LLPTrump v. Vance, and what we can expect from the court going forward.

On today’s show: Man with many Instagram followers refuses to wear a mask in Costco. Sen. Ron Johnson and Martha MacCallum want to know why Barack Obama didn’t warn Donald Trump about General Mike Flynn, a thing that Barack Obama absolutely did.

Sam hosts Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) to discuss the 2020 Supreme Court term, including Trump v. Mazars USA, LLPTrump v. Vance, and what we can expect from the court going forward. How Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP could block the House Oversight Committee from subpoenaing Trump’s tax returns on the grounds that the president is busy. The precedent that could be set if the Supreme Court upholds broad presidential immunity from investigation. How the principle set by the Hobby Lobby decision is influencing other cases, and how “separation of church and state” is being wielded against the state’s ability to regulate religious businesses.

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