POC Pod Episode 4 - I wanna be an American

Recorded March 26,2017

West Side Story Broadway

Thanks for listening to the POC podcast. Show notes for Episode 4 below!

Weekly Recap 

Monday, March 20
  • Milwaukee jail inmates forced to give birth in shackles: suit alleges NY Daily News 
  • New York Attorney General Steps Up Scrutiny of White House  WSJ 
  • Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing - Day 1 - Opening Statements
  • FBI Director James Comey to testify at Russia hearing
  • White House tries to distance Trump from Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn  

    Tuesday, March 21
  • Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing - Day 2 - Senators question Gorsuch
    Ted Cruz questions Gorsuch 
    Amy Klobachar questions Gorsuch 
    Al Franken questions Gorsuch
  • Ivanka Trump given an office in the West Wing and access to classified information
  • Eric Trump’s Trump Vineyard Estates, better known as Trump Winery, has asked to bring in 29 workers this season through the federal H-2A visa program. CBS http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-winery-looking-for-foreign-workers/
  • Tillerson to Skip NATO meeting Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip NATO’s April meeting of foreign ministers. He intends to travel to Moscow. Politico http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/rex-tillerson-skip-nato-meeting-236291

    Wednesday, March 22
  • Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing - Day 3 Senators continue to question Gorsuch. Testimony about Gorsuch by outside witnesses Frozen Trucker testifies 
  • Manfort accused of money laundering. US probe extends to Cyprus AP 
  • House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes plays lapdog
  • CNN reports TrumpWorld possibly coordinated with Russia

    Thursday, March 23
  • House health care vote scheduled for Thursday night at the house delayed
  • Keystone XL pipeline approved by Trump
  • Time Magazine cover story - Trump interview Trump

    Friday, March 24
  • Roger Stone, Carter Page volunteer to talk to House committee
  • House health care vote originally scheduled for rescheduled for Friday afternoon in the house pulled
  • Nunes abruptly canceled an open hearing scheduled for next Tuesday, at which former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and former CIA Director John Brennan were all set to testify.

    Saturday, March 25
  • CNN National Security analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed the possibility Flynn had turned on Trump
  • Boris Epshteyn, Trump TV Surrogate, Is Leaving White House Job NYT 

    Sunday, March 25
  • Trump handed Merkel ‘outrageous’ NATO bill Politico 
  • US-led strike caused civilian deaths in Mosul, Iraqi official says CNN  

    End Game Segment
    Unpresidented - Trump not owning his loss on Healthcare

    Politics is local - PR Plebicito

    Beltway Hypocrites - Republican apoplectic about a constitutional crisis

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