11/17 Trump Burrows Political Appointees to Career Posts w/ MR Crew

November 17, 2020

Sam and Emma break down the stories of the week, including Trump’s efforts to install conservative ideologues in career government positions. Sam and Emma discuss the potential of meaningful economic stimulus from the Biden administration in the form of student loan forgiveness, the ramifications of Trump blocking the Biden transition team, and why Democrats are always carrying water for GOP Senators.

And in the Fun Half: Nomi breaks down how Dems need to target down-ballot races, voter-targeting software monopolies, Sherrod Brown calls out maskless GOP senator Dan Sullivan, Greg Gutfeld can’t acknowledge human suffering, revisiting Ted Cruz’s Covid prediction in July was dead wrong, Fox News is now concerned about family separations because Thanksgiving is in jeopardy, taking the troops out of the Middle East is actually more dangerous according to CNN, plus your IMs!

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