POC Pod Episode 8 - I thought this would be easier

Recorded April 30,2017

Trump I thought it would be easy


Thanks for listening to the POC podcast. Show notes for Episode 8 below!

Weekly Recap
Monday April 24
  • State Department blog post touts Mar-a-lago. CNN
  • Russia-linked hackers that went after Clinton have now targeted Macron Axios


Tuesday April 25
  • Sally Yates to testify!
  • White House Denies House oversight committee's request for documents tied to Michael Flynn.
  • Chaffetz on Flynn
  • German crowd boos Ivanka Trump for calling her father a ‘champion’ for families
  • Judge Blocks Trump Effort to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities NYT


Wednesday April 26
  • FCC Chair unveils plan to roll back net neutrality CNN
    • Trump Tax Plans
    • Here is a look at some of the major changes that could affect you:
    • Most tax deductions are going away.
    • Fewer tax brackets.
    • Bigger tax breaks for parents.
    • Reduced taxes on the wealthy.
    • Lower tax rate for business owners.
  • Trump's immigrant crime hotline trolled with calls about aliens and UFOs BBC
  • Chaffetz to miss 3-4 weeks for surgery Instagram
  • James Comey to testify in the Senate
  • Trump Tells Foreign Leaders That NAFTA Can Stay for Now NYT


Thursday April 27
  • New documents show Flynn was warned to not take foreign funds as he entered retirement. CNN
  • Trump's Reuters Interview


Friday April 28
  • Trump signs order looking to reverse Obama's ban on off-shore drilling
  • North Korea's missile test fails, US military says
  • Government Shutdown?


Saturday April 29
  • People’s Climate March
  • Trump rallies his base on his 100th day
  • White House Correspondent Dinner


Sunday April 30
  • Spending bill through September
    • $1.5 billion for border security -- technology and repairing existing infrastructure with language saying no new border wall construction
    • No money for deportation force or federal cuts to sanctuary cities
    • Billions in new defense spending, including the global war on terrorism
    • No funding cut for Planned Parenthood
    • National Institute of Health funding increase of $2 billion
    • Increase clean energy and science funding
    • Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy is up $17 million over Fiscal Year 2016
    • Department of Energy Office of Science is up $42 million over Fiscal Year 2016
    • Provide permanent fix for miners health insurance
    • $295 million for Puerto Rico Medicaid
    • Disaster package including funding for California, West Virginia, Louisiana and North Carolina, increased funding for transit infrastructure grants and opioid epidemic
    • Restored year round Pell Grants
    • Refunds for West Palm and NYC for Trump security.


End Game
Trumps 100 Days


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