Trump's trek to El Paso and Dayton as "consoler-in-chief" was a disaster, as is his entire presidency. Nicole Sandler begins the show with a bit of comedy and a look at the latest news of the day. Then, as it's Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk about two progressive priorities for 2020 and beyond: Medicare for All and a new assault weapons ban...
Once again, Nicole Sandler watched the debate so you don't have to! We'll recap night 2 of debate 2. Then Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC weighs in too.
It's the day after the Mueller testimony on Capitol Hill, so it's post-mortem time. Thankfully it's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC is here. We'll get his scorecard on how the Democrats on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees did in their questioning, and discuss what should happen next.
We seem to be in a downward spiral, spinning out of control. This is all thanks to the hatred and vitriol coming from the White House, where the president is intent on painting four members of the Democratic House caucus as America-hating communists who should be sent "back to their countries" despite the fact that all four are US citizens and three of them were born here. The ugliness is escalating, yet only 95 Democrats voted for an impeachment motion brought Wednesday by Rep. Al Green. Today is Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue [...]
After taking a few weeks off, Howie Klein returns to the show, just as a rift is growing between the Democratic House establishment leadership and the progressive freshmen contingent. I'm sure Howie will have a few choice words to share on the subject. Plus the latest news and information and more...
Just when you think the news can't get any stranger, Donald Trump opens his mouth again. This time, he told George Stephanopolous on camera that if a foreign power came to him with info on a political opponent, he'd take it. Asked about calling the FBI he said "you don't call the FBI". Today is Thursday which means a visit from Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC. Today, we'll talk a bit about Bernie Sanders' great speech explaining what Democratic Socialism is, and Gov Frackenlooper's response too.
It's Thursday, which means that Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins in the discussion. Today, how Trump could win re-election (God, please no)... We'll start things with a quick call to Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch to get an update on the new NAFTA debacle.
Robert Mueller spoke Wednesday for the first time about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and his report detailing the outcome of his probe, directly contradicting the conclusions drawn and pushed by Attorney General William Barr. Howie Klein returns to the show for our regular Thursday get-together to discuss the Democrats' response and more... Here's his latest piece on the Democrats' failure to open an impeachment inquiry yet. Here's NBC's whip list, naming those House Democrats who are openly calling for in impeachment inquiry. Howie tells us the number is actually much higher, but those [...]
Donald Trump has gone off the deep end and told the Speaker of the House he will not work with Democrats unless and until they end their oversight investigations of him. It's the ultimate line in the sand. Yet Nancy Pelosi is still insisting that we're not on a path to impeachment. After a look at the day's news developments, Down with Tyranny and Blue America's Howie Klein joins in to discuss the impeachment debate inside the Democratic caucus and more... As promised, here's Howie's post from DWT that went up right as today's show was ending: "Hoyer Admits Why [...]
As Donald Trump and his lawless administration keep thumbing their noses at the rule of law, criticisms of the Democrats are ramping up for not doing their congressional duty. Down with Tyranny/Blue America PAC's Howie Klein returns to the show today to discuss that, the latest outrage from the DCCC and Trump ginning up a war with Iran. What could possibly go wrong?