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April 26, 2018
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“It’s your Justice Department!"

In This Episode

Trump calls into his favorite program, Ronny Jackson withdraws, Mulvaney says the quiet part out loud, Kanye tweets, and Democrats find hope in a special election loss. Then Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema joins Jon and Dan to talk about her Senate race and her approach to politics.

Show Notes:

Kanye: http://go.crooked.com/kanye

Ronny Jackson:

NYT: New Allegations Emerge Against Ronny Jackson as White House Digs In

NYT: A history of Ronny Jackson in fewer than 70 words

WaPo: VA nominee Ronny Jackson faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

CNN: VA nominee drunkenly banged on female employee’s door during overseas trip, sources say

Politico: Trump aides rush to save Jackson nomination

Vox: The Real Ronny Jackson scandal – By Sarah Cliff

New Yorker – The Real Ronny Jackson Scandal Is That Trump Nominated Him at All – By John Cassidy

WaPo: Here are 5 urgent problems a new VA secretary would need to tackle

Mulvaney/Dumb corrupt stuff:

NYT: Mulvaney, Watchdog Bureau’s Leader, Advises Bankers on Ways to Curtail Agency

WaPo: Mick Mulvaney’s confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics

NY Mag – Mick Mulvaney Tells Bankers to Pay Up If They Want Favors From Trump

The Atlantic – Mick Mulvaney says the quiet part out loud

WaPo: Michael Cohen to invoke Fifth Amendment right in Stormy Daniels case

Arizona Special:

538: Another Special Election, Another Really Bad Sign For The GOP

WaPo: Democrats didn’t win in Arizona, but here’s why they’re celebrating anyway

WaPo: Republicans see close margin in Arizona as another wake-up call heading into fall

National Journal: Democrats Learning the Limits of Base-First Politics

Kyrsten Sinema:

Vox: New poll shows Democrat leading in every Arizona Senate matchup

AZ Central: In Arizona’s Senate race, has Joe Arpaio lost his fundraising mojo?

Cronkite News: Sinema outpaces likely GOP challengers, raises $8 million in Senate bid

Washington Post: Republicans got a win in Arizona — but it just made them more nervous

NYT: Year of the Woman? In Arizona, it’s plural and it’s both parties

WSJ: Can a Onetime Nader-Supporting ‘Bomb Thrower’ Win Arizona’s Senate Seat?

FiveThirtyEight: The GOP’s Identity Crisis Has Overtaken Arizona’s Senate Race

Tucson News Now: SNAP THE VOTE: Arizona Senate race

Vox: Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election — by way less than Trump did in 2016

Vox: The latest Senate fundraising numbers look good for Democrats

CNN: Democrats running this year cautiously back Trump’s decision to strike Syria

Yahoo News: Trump looms large in Arizona Senate race to replace Jeff Flake

The Hill: The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

NYT: Arizona G.O.P. Tiptoes Between a Trump-Loving Base and a Leery Wider Electorate