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February 16, 2024
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Trump’s Get Out Of Jail Free Campaign (w/ Gov. Tim Walz)

In This Episode

Joe Biden goes on offense, Nikki Haley calls Donald Trump unhinged, and Trump’s hush money case gets a court date while his Georgia case gets complicated. Later, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz sits down with Tommy to talk about how much you can get done when Democrats have full control of the legislature.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

TRUMP TRIALS

  • NYT: Pivotal Hearing in Georgia Could Derail Trump Prosecution 
  • CBS: Trump’s first criminal trial set to begin March 25 as judge denies bid to dismiss “hush money” case 
  • The Hill: Former DNC chair: Fani Willis ‘showed bad judgment’ as prosecutor
  • PBS: Witness says DA Fani Willis and Nathan Wade started a relationship years earlier than claimed

 

GOP PRIMARY

  • Politico: Why Is Nikki Haley Struggling in South Carolina? ‘Relationship Management 101’
  • MSNBC: Nikki Haley waited too late to call Trump out
  • NYT: Haley Trails Trump by 36 Points in South Carolina, New Poll Shows
  • NYT: Haley turns up the heat on Trump, as early voting gets underway in South Carolina 
  • NBC: Nikki Haley: ‘Diminished,’ ‘unhinged’ Trump has changed since she backed him
  • ABC: Haley challenges Trump on her home turf in South Carolina as the Republican primary looms
  • The Hill: Tim Scott to join Trump for South Carolina rally 

 

BIDEN 

  • Axios: Scoop: Hur making plans to testify to GOP panel about Biden
  • NBC: Biden attacked Hur for asking him when Beau died. That didn’t happen, sources say.
  • NYT: Review of Sensitive Issues Slows Potential Release of Biden Transcript
  • NYT: Why the Age Issue Is Hurting Biden So Much More Than Trump
  • CNN: First on CNN: House GOP in discussions with Biden special counsel Robert Hur for testimony
  • Politico: Biden v. Trump: The battle over who’s too old, too forgetful or too confused
  • NBC: Biden calls Trump’s NATO remarks ‘un-American’
  • CBS: Democratic voters in Pennsylvania’s competitive Bucks County say they’re unconcerned about Biden’s age
  • NYer: Biden’s Righteous Fury at Being Called an “Elderly Man with a Poor Memory”
  • NBC: Biden’s new TikTok account flooded with comments about Gaza
  • Politico Mag: TikTokers Have Some Advice For Joe Biden’s New Account
  • Atlantic: What Is Joe Biden Doing on TikTok? 
  • WH Fact Sheet: Biden-⁠Harris Administration to Kick off Fourth Investing in America Tour to Highlight How the President Is Delivering for Communities in Every Corner of America

 

CONGRESS

  • Playbook PM: The House ponders a border Plan D
  • Politico: House lawmakers to offer their own Ukraine and border bill
  • Politico: White House denies Johnson’s requests to meet with Biden on border
  • Politico: Gaetz vs. Mullin: Why two conservatives are feuding over the foreign aid bill
  • WaPo: 3 takeaways from the New York special election
  • Target Smart: Early Takeaways from Suozzi’s Decisive Win
  • WaPo: After border bill failure, ICE considers mass releases to close budget gap