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April 06, 2023
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“Karma is my Courthouse.”

In This Episode

Donald Trump takes his first arrest in stride, liberals take control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court for first time in 15 years, Tennessee Republicans expel Democratic legislators for exercising their First Amendment rights, and Chicago’s Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson shares how he pulled off an upset in a tough race. Then, Crooked’s own Halle Kiefer hits Jon and Dan with the most cringeworthy takes from the Trump arraignment.


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Show Notes



  • NYT: Analysis: A Surprise Accusation Bolsters a Risky Case Against Trump 
  • WaPo: ‘Frustrated and upset,’ Trump goes silent, then seethes 
  • NYT: Masking his worry, Trump has kept up his bravado. 
  • NYT: The Case Against Donald Trump: What Comes Next? 
  • NYT: In Denouncing Charges, Trump Repeats Familiar Grievances 
  • The Hill: Fox’s Doocy: ‘Very bad look’ for Trump to ‘go after’ New York judge’s family
  • CNN: Haberman reveals why Trump attacked judge and his family in speech
  • AP: Who is Juan Merchan, the NY judge handling Trump’s case? 
  • Salon: “Thuggish behavior”: Experts warn Trump “tempting fate” by attacking judge’s daughter after warning
  • Axios: Wisconsin Supreme Court flips to liberal majority in race spotlighting abortion
  • NYT: Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Results 
  • AP: Tennessee House moves to expel 3 Democrats after gun protest.
  • The Tennessean: Tennessee three: What to know about the House Democrats targeted for expulsion by Republicans
  • NYT Op-Ed: As Young People March for Their Lives, Tennessee Crushes Dissent and Overrides Democracy
  • Tennessean: Tennessee Capitol protest explainer: Here’s what did and did not happen