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October 23, 2023
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Rachel Maddow Talks Trump, Biden, and the Speaker-less House

In This Episode

Special guest Rachel Maddow joins the show to talk about the latest in the Speaker-less House, Trump’s legal troubles, and President Biden’s message strategy. Then, Maddow discusses her new book, “Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism,” which recounts a long-forgotten chapter of U.S. history that’s eerily relevant today.

 

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Show Notes

 

SPEAKER SHITSHOW

  • CNN: Live Updates on the House speaker race
  • CNN: Trump in New Hampshire says he’s staying out of the House speaker fight for now 
  • CNN: Here’s what happens next in the race for House speaker 
  • CBS: How does presidential succession work with no House speaker? 
  • CNN: Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who so far has backed only McCarthy, says he’s open to a new candidate
  • CNN: Rep. Mike Garcia says speakership impasse is “dilutive” to GOP’s ability to hold House majority
  • CNN: Speaker candidate Tom Emmer touts “strong working relationship” with Trump
  • WSJ: Establishment Pick in House Speaker Race Might Run Up Against Trump Loyalists
  • The Hill: Here’s where Speaker candidates stood on 4 key votes 

 

BIDEN’S POLITICAL STRATEGY

  • WaPo: Biden team looks at buying more ads amid ongoing polling concerns
  • The Hill: Biden discusses economic agenda 
  • Politico: Battleground Dem senators consider bucking Biden on border, Iran 
  • USA Today:  Exclusive poll: Biden and Trump tie at 37% as RFK Jr. costs Trump a narrow lead

 

TRUMP’S LEGAL TROUBLES

  • NBC News: Trump claims Sidney Powell was ‘never’ his lawyer after her plea deal 
  • ABC News: Judge temporarily halts Trump’s limited gag order in federal election interference case
  • Newsweek: Why Ivanka Trump’s Testimony Should Terrify Her Father
  • MSNBC: Trump 2024 ballot eligibility moves closer to trial in Colorado