Download here or click below to play It's the end of my 7th week in home exile, as I'm social distancing and trying to steer clear of the possibility of being infected with Covid-19! And today, there's some bombshell news to cover. The Department of Justice yesterday, under AG Bill Barr, announced it was dropping its case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his dealings with the Russian ambassador to the US. Lisa Graves, who served all three branches of government and rose to Deputy Assistant Attorney General in [...]
Download here, or click below to play With Donald Trump moving further into autocracy and his Attorney General dodging demands for his resignation, I could think of no one better to ask on the show than Lisa Graves. She's been a legal advisor to all three branches of government, and served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General under Janet Reno and John Ashcroft. She answers all my questions, and then some! And I promised I'd post the video that I played on today's show. Enjoy "The Day Democracy Died" by The Founding Fathers Sing!
The news stops for no one! Today, I'll do my best to bring you up to date on all that's going on. Plus we'll check in with Lori Wallach of Global Trade Watch to find out about the USMCA or NAFTA 2.0 agreement, and with American ex-pat Denis Campbell who lives in the UK, where voters go to the polls tomorrow. Plus today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the DOJ's IG report into the Russia probe.
Morning Jumpstart Alton Sterling shooting: DoJ to investigate Minnesota man shot dead by police at traffic stop Trump shouts, defends Star of David tweet FBI chief on the Hill: Clinton email server Bernie booed by House Democrats House GOP gun bill in jeopardy UK's Iraq war report mauls Blair Blair's private notes to Bush - frank uncensored Justice Dept to Probe Alton Sterling Shooting (NYT, AP, Daily Beast, NYT, TMN, me) • The Justice Dept opened a civil rights investigation on Wednesday into the fatal shooting of a black man by the Baton Rouge, La, police after a searing video [...]
Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Happy Cinco de Mayo! Quick NewsKasich: Out / Trump's The One"President Trump?" - First 100 daysBernie won't commit to ClintonObama: Flint crisis "I've got your back"DoJ warns North Carolina: Bathroom lawPrince arranged to meet addiction doctor: Lawyer Kasich: Out, Trump: The One (AP, Hill,Politico, Texas Tribune, me)• Donald Trump's last Republican rival, Gov John Kasich (R-Ohio), ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday: "As I suspend [...]