Episode

2/12 Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial & Biden’s Stimulus Issues w/ Benjamin Dixon & David Roth

February 12, 2021

Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show and David Roth (@david_j_roth), editor at Defector and host of The Distraction Podcast, to discuss the week’s top stories including the second senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump and the Biden administration’s Covid relief plans.

On today’s show: Rep. Raskin argues that if Trump returned to office he would not bother to reign in his supporters’ violent attacks on political opponents. Lindsay Graham says he wants an investigation into what Nancy Pelosi knew before January 6.

Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show joins Sam to discuss stories including: Trump’s second impeachment trial and the Biden admin’s shrinking Covid relief checks. Trump’s lawyer argues that his impeachment is “constitutional cancel culture.” Sen. Whitehouse says Senate ethics committee should look at GOP senators’ role in Jan 6 riots. Dave Ramsey says if you’re concerned about difference of $600 or $1400 relief then you have bigger problems in your life.

David Roth (@david_j_roth), editor at Defector and host of The Distraction Podcast, joins Sam to discuss where the Trumpist wing of the GOP goes from here. Will Marjorie Taylor Greene actually write laws, or just become a touring aggrievement show? OAN’s sentimental tribute to Trump Presidency includes sad piano music, poem by Rudyard Kipling. Speaking about Dallas Mavericks’ decision to not play national anthem before games, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says it’s like the Jan 6 riots. Mike Huckabee running ads on Newsmax, targeting grandparents to buy their grandkids books on Trump’s accomplishments. Brian Kilmeade says media isn’t talking about falling Covid cases because Dems can’t pass their wasteful stimulus if the numbers are going down. OCTOBER 2020: Seema Verma at Aspen Ideas Festival says governors are on board with Medicaid work requirements, people don’t want to be on Medicaid. CNN interviews children of parents who fell deep into Qanon conspiracy. Plus, your IMs.

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