Fri, 29 January 2021
Sam and Emma host Alex Pareene (@pareene) of The New Republic and Francesca Fiorentini (@franifio), host of The Bitchuation Room podcast, to discuss the week's top stories including the end of Biden's bipartisanship, Democrats' filibuster debate, and the GameStop short squeeze.
On today's show: Austin cuts police budget, uses money to buy a hotel for the homeless. Marjorie Taylor Greene, from her car, suggests Vegas shooting was planned to turn people against 2nd amendment rights. FEB 2019: Marjorie Taylor Greene says Nancy Pelosi is guilty of treason, and those who commit treason can be executed for their crimes.
Alex Pareene (@pareene) of The New Republic joins Sam and Emma to discuss the week's top stories. Obstacles to Biden's early measures. How the Dems are using reconciliation to pass Covid-19 relief without Republican support. The issues around filibuster reform. Trump's continued influence on the Republican Party.
Francesca Fiorentini (@franifio), host of The Bitchuation Room podcast, joins the show for some Casual Friday fun. Leon Cooperman complains about billionaires being treated unfairly by day traders.
On the fun half: Matt Gaetz goes to Wyoming to rally support to oust Liz Chaney in 2022 cycle. Ainsley Earhardt says Robinhood shutting down Gamestop trading is just like cancel culture, both are little guys being shut down. Gorka talks about how Trumpers should not start a third party. Trump claims he can help get Republicans elected in meeting readout. Talking about Dominion lawsuits with Steve Bannon, Rudy says he's not worried because he considers himself a journalist, blames Lincoln Project for Capitol Hill insurrection. Steve Mnuchin's wife Louise Linton has made a terrible movie. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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