Corruption: As American as Apple Pie | Episode 270 (December 11, 2020)
Dec 13 2020
Corruption in D.C. is widespread, but some Republicans are taking it to the next level. We’ll discuss how Floridian Governor Ron DeSantis is going to authoritarian lengths to silence a state whistleblower; and additionally, new details emerged that essentially confirm Republican Senator David Perdue is guilty of insider trading. And to top it all off, a new report reveals the extent of Donald Trump’s crimes in Afghanistan—you’ll be disturbed by the details. These stories (and more) are discussed in this episode.
0:00 Introduction, Shoutouts, Episode Preview
2:36 Ron DeSantis’ Brazen Abuse of Power
8:51 Will Trump’s Election Meltdown Ever End?
15:37 Biden’s HHS Secretary is Actually GOOD
24:22 David Perdue’s Insider Trading Scandal Gets Worse
34:58 Details About Trump’s Drone Use Will Disturb You
42:32 Bernie Leads Charge in Stimulus Negotiations
55:59 Mitch McConnell Stalls Stimulus Talks (Again)
1:11:03 Kelly Loeffler’s Husband Implicated in Scandal
1:16:46 Nina Turner May Run for Congress
1:25:09 Trump & the GOP Go Full Authoritarian
1:32:31 Biden Reminds Everyone How Out of Touch He Is
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