Wed, 4 December 2019
On today's show, the MR team reviews impeachment and news.
World leaders laugh at Trump's behavior in leaked video. Trump says Trudeau is two-faced. Noah Feldman explains history of impeachment, framers understanding. Noah Feldman on evidence presented and why Trump's actions constitute "high crimes and misdemeanors." Pamela Kaplan calls Collins on reviewing facts, says Trump's demands were an abuse of power that undermines democracy. Doug Collins gets upset about impeachment in opening statement. Law professor Pamela Karlan explains Trump's crimes with natural disaster analogy. John Turley says we're doing impeachment too fast(!), compares Dems to radical Republicans vs. Johnson. Turley claims during Clinton impeachment that we should stop "expanding the space for executive action."
On the fun half: William Barr says "communities" that protest cops could lose "the police protection they need." Mayo Pete says rich kids should pay their own tuition. How socialists could win over their gun-loving conservative relatives. Why a free public option would work to drive down the cost of college, but not healthcare. Why is Ukraine a focal point of US foreign policy? Plus, your calls and IMs!
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