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March 31, 2022
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"Grand Orgy Party."

In This Episode

Republicans face new challenges from Donald Trump and cocaine orgies, Representative Katie Porter joins talk about Joe Biden’s proposed budget and billionaire tax, and Tommy joins for the March Badness Fascist Four. 

 

Show Notes

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Trump, the insurrection, and GOP orgies

  • Playbook: Could Trump blow the midterms for the GOP? 
  • Insider: A journalist who conducted Trump’s latest interview was disowned by The Hill and Fox News after pushing disinformation about the Bidens and Ukraine 
  • Intelligencer: Trump Asks Putin to Smear Joe Biden Again 
  • CBS: Bolton says he recalls Trump using the term “burner phones”
  • NYT: Call Logs Underscore Trump’s Efforts to Sway Lawmakers on Jan. 6 
  • WaPo: Jan. 6 White House logs given to House show 7-hour gap in Trump calls 
  • The Atlantic: What Trump Is Hiding 
  • WaPo: Opinion: Three big takeaways from Trump’s missing Jan. 6 phone logs 
  • MSNBC: 7 hours of Trump phone logs missing (3/29) – Mehdi Hasan reaction
  • New Republic: Trump’s Missing Phone Records Have a Familiar Stink of Criminality Politico: Trump calls on Putin to release dirt on Hunter Biden 
  • Daily Beast: Kremlin TV Hopes Russia’s Unhinged Ukraine War Claim Will Help Re-Elect Trump
  • Axios’ Alayna Treene Twitter thread
  • Politico: Cawthorn’s orgies-and-drugs comment stirs trouble within Freedom Caucus 
  • Daily Beast: Angry GOP Responds to Cawthorn’s ‘Bizarre’ D.C. Orgy Claims: ‘Name Names’
  • WaPo op-ed: Cawthorn’s ‘orgies’ line shows how right-wing politics can boomerang 

 

BIDEN BUDGET

 

  • NYT: Biden proposes a tax on billionaires as he looks to fund his economic agenda.
  • WaPo: Four takeaways from President Biden’s budget proposal
  • WaPo: Biden budget pivots to deficit concerns while boosting military, domestic programs
  • AP: EXPLAINER: How would billionaire income tax work?
  • WSJ: OPINION: Biden’s Better Plan to Tax the Rich
  • WaPo: ‘It’s about the 30-second ads’: Biden budget offers a counter to GOP midterm attacks
  • VOX: What Biden is really saying in his new budget
  • Vanity Fair: GOP SENATOR RICK SCOTT TRIPS OVER HIS OWN ASSHOLE TRYING TO DEFEND OWN PLAN TO TAX THE POOR
  • ITEP: State-by-State Estimates of Sen. Rick Scott’s “Skin in the Game” Proposal

 

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