Wed, 11 September 2019
The Majority Report crew brings you the day's top stories with special guest Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst).
On today's show: Tucker says John Bolton is "a man of the left." Rudy Giuliani pays tribute to 9/11 and America with fashy video from vet apparel company. AOC calls for impeachment vote for the record, calls out Pelosi. North Carolina redistricting is a literal lottery drawing. Dan Bishop hits all the right wing talking points at Monday Trump rally. Nomiki on which voters can be swayed to go for Bernie.
On the fun half: CNBC anchors share banks' fears of Elizabeth Warren presidency. Demonstrators outside Chris Coons' office to protest Steven Menashi judicial appointment. A Marxist-Leninist caller questions the likelihood that we can use our current liberal democracy to save the world. M4a advocate Ady Barkan questions Kamala Harris on her Medicare plan. Supporters of AB-5 cheer victory for app-based workers in CA capitol. On the possibility of future terror attacks, Trump threatens force greater than nuclear weapons. Ayanna Pressley on debt despair suicide and debt crisis.
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Wed, 11 September 2019
Republican Dan Bishop, the anti-trans bathroom-bill guy, narrowly wins last night’s special election in North Carolina.
Meanwhile, the census finds that the number of Americans without health coverage is growing despite a strong economy.
And lastly, United Nations investigators say U.S.-led forces may have committed war crimes in Syria.
And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:
A report from NBC News reveals that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been blocking state law enforcement agencies from investigating student loan service companies by refusing to provide states with information relating to allegations of illegal activity in multiple states.
The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system will make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communities.
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Trump is falling badly behind all of the leading Democratic contenders. At the top is Joe Biden who leads Trump by 15 points, Bernie Sanders by nine points, and Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris both have a seven-point edge over the president.
And a new CNN poll finds 60% of Americans say Donald Trump doesn’t deserve to be re-elected. Trump’s approval rating remains about where it was in mid-August, with 39% approving of the job he’s doing and 55% disapproving.
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