After our regular start-of-the-show look at the news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes former Senator Mike Gravel to the show to talk about being drafted to run for the presidency by a group of teenagers in NY. Please go check out his website at mikegravel.org. From his site, a few words on what the campaign is about: Sen. Gravel is running for president to bring a message of anti-imperialism and direct democracy to the Democratic debates. He is not seeking to contest any primaries, but rather to qualify for the debates, push the field toward sane views on American [...]
After almost two years, Robert Mueller has wrapped up his Russia probe and submitted his report to the Attorney General who, in turn, wrote up a 4-page summary and overstepped his authority in determining that Donald Trump did not engage in obstruction of justice. That's a perversion of justice. Today, Nicole Sandler welcomes Marcy Wheeler of emptywheel.net back to the show to share her unparalleled coverage of the probe and her thoughts on what happens next.