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September 30, 2019
Pod Save America
“Drunk dialing for kompromat.” (LIVE from Seattle!)

In This Episode

New polls show a majority of Americans now support an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, while the President’s campaign hones a re-election message based in conspiracy and grievance. Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and VICE News’ Shawna Thomas on stage in Seattle, Washington.

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Show notes

Impeachment Polling 

  • ABC News: Only 17% of Americans surprised by Trump’s actions tied to Ukraine: POLL
  • CBS News: Majority of Americans and Democrats approve of Trump impeachment inquiry
  • Axios: Poll: 63% of voters say Trump asking Ukraine to probe Biden is a “serious” problem
  • NY Mag: Will Voters Warm to Impeaching Trump, and Does It Matter?
  • Brookings: Impeachment and public opinion: Three key indicators to watch
  • FiveThirtyEight: What The First Few Post-Ukraine Polls Say About Impeachment
  • NYT: What Polling Can Tell Us About Impeachment (and What It Can’t) 
  • NPR: 8 Takeaways From The Trump-Ukraine Scandal
  • Reuters: ‘Damning’ facts will help sell impeachment probe to divided voters at home, Democrats say
  • Politico: Vulnerable Democrats seek impeachment guidance from Pelosi
  • WaPo: Republicans might oppose impeachment, but do they condone what Trump did?
  • WaPo: Amodei denies he was first House Republican to back impeachment inquiry
  • WaPo: Here’s what needs to happen for Republicans to get on board with impeachment
  • Politico: House Republican Mark Amodei backs inquiry but not impeachment
  • NYT: At Fox News, Trump Impeachment Inquiry Brings On-Air Sniping
  • NYT: As Republicans Face Impeachment Dilemma, Romney Is a Lonely Voice of Concern
  • WaPo: Joe Biden faces the Trump fusillade. Are he and his campaign up to it?
  • ABC News: Rudy Giuliani fires back at former White House aide who accused him of spreading ‘completely false’ theory
  • NBC News: Giuliani claims Trump would have ‘violated’ Constitution if he didn’t ask Ukraine to probe Bidens
  • CNN: Tapper fact-checks Rep. Jordan on Ukraine scandal
  • Time: Joe Biden Is in the Headlines Over Trump’s Ukraine Call. He’s Trying to Leverage That
  • NYT: Biden, Weathering Attacks From Trump, Returns to Campaign Trail
  • Politico: ‘I’ll stand with Joe’: Democrats rally around Biden after Trump attacks
  • Axios: Biden’s 2020 family problem
  • WaPo: A quick guide to Trump’s false claims about Ukraine and the Bidens
  • WaPo: ‘Shut up, moron’: Rudy Giuliani lashes out at critics, defends his Ukraine involvement
  • The Intercept: Reporters Should Stop Helping Donald Trump Spread Lies About Joe Biden and Ukraine

Trump’s 2020 Impeachment Strategy 

  • Politico: Trump launches Twitter tirade against Fox News’ Ed Henry 
  • WaPo: ‘The president of the United States is the whistleblower,’ Stephen Miller says 
  • Politico: Giuliani says Trump ‘framed by the Democrats’ 
  • Politico: Trump declares war on Schiff 
  • Politico: Ex-Trump official to Trump: Ditch the conspiracy theories 
  • WaPo: Amateur pro-Trump ‘sleuths’ scramble to unmask whistleblower: ‘Your president has asked for your help’
  • Slate: Trump Tries to Rally Base by Characterizing Impeachment as Attack on Guns, Health Care, Freedom 
  • New York Post: Trump: Swing-district Democrats will lose if they impeach me 
  • AP: Biden: New Trump campaign attack ad proves he’s ‘terrified’
  • WaPo: Trump campaign launches anti-impeachment blitz on Facebook, targeting four minority congresswomen 
  • Daily Beast: Trump-Supporting Lawyers diGenova and Toensing Teamed Up With Giuliani to Dig Up Ukraine Dirt on Biden: Report 
  • NYT: Clinton’s White House Faced Impeachment With Discipline. Trump’s Approach Is Different
  • CNN: Mulvaney on shaky ground in wake of whistleblower fallout, sources say
  • Politico Magazine: Stop Comparing Trump’s Impeachment Case to Johnson’s … or Nixon’s … or Clinton’s
  • NYT: Impeachment Battle to Turn for First Time on a President’s Ties to a Foreign Country
  • WaPo: Staring down impeachment, Trump sees himself as a victim of historic proportions 
  • Politico Magazine: 5 Ways Impeachment Could Play Out 
  • Lawfare: So You Want to Impeach the President
  • CNN: The Rehnquist files: How the last chief justice handled an impeachment trial
  • Daily Beast: I Was There for Clinton’s Impeachment. Here’s the Hell Trumpworld Faces
  • WaPo: How evangelical leaders surrounded Clinton during the last presidential impeachment process
  • NYT: Yes, Trump Is Guilty, but Impeachment Is a Mistake 
  • NYT: Why a Trump Impeachment Should Terrify You 
  • NYT: Pelosi’s Bad Impeachment Call
  • NYT: Does Donald Trump Want to Be Impeached?
  • NYT Op-Ed: Impeachment Is an Act of Desperation 
  • Fox News: Republicans rake in $15 million of donations over Trump impeachment threat
  • AP: Trump raises $13M after Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry  
  • The Atlantic: The Risks of Impeachment Are Overblown 
  • Bloomberg: Republicans Say Impeachment Will Backfire. History Says It Won’t 
  • The Atlantic: A Realist’s Guide to Impeachment
  • Politico: Trump’s road from wishing for impeachment to dreading it 
  • WaPo: Democrats count on Schiff to deliver focused impeachment inquiry of Trump  
  • WaPo: Deal reached for whistleblower’s testimony, House Intelligence chairman says  
  • Politico: Top House Democrat says impeachment inquiry to target ‘abuse of power’  
  • WaPo: Elections chief says a GOP colleague blocked wide release of her foreign activity memo 
  • CNN: These five freshman congresswomen changed history by becoming unlikely leaders on impeachment