POC Pod Episode 6 - Let them eat cake!

Recorded April 16,2017

Thanks for listening to the POC podcast. Show notes for Episode 6 below!

Weekly Recap
Monday April 10
  • Wells Fargo takes back another $75 million from its former CEO
  • Gorsuch sworn in as an associate Justice of the Supreme Court
  • Dylan Roof pleads guilty in state court to killing 9 in the Emanuel AME shooting
  • Murder suicide in an elementary school in San Bernardino. 8 year old student died.
  • North America Bids to co-host the 2026 World Cup via SI
  • Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns as he faces impeachment hearings over allegations he used state resources to hide an affair. Shortly after he’s booked into county jail.

    Tuesday April 11
  • Spicey claims Hitler didn’t use gas on his own people.
  • Trump can’t even figure out the Easter Egg Hunt Via NYTImes
  • Obama Foundation tweeted that President Obama will join Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin in May to discuss civic engagement locally and globally
  • Eric Trump Says Syria Strike Was Swayed By ‘Heartbroken’ Ivanka via Telegraph
  • FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page via WAPO
  • DeVos Undoes Obama Student Loan Protections via Bloomberg
  • Kansas 4 Congressional District Special Election

    Wednesday April 12
  • Trump Interview with Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo
  • CNN Exclusive: Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say
  • AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
  • AP also reports Manafort is also registering with US as foreign agent.
  • Ben Carson visits Miami housing development — and gets stuck in elevator via Miami Herald
  • Wall Street Journal Interview Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen? Now, Yes
    China Currency Manipulator? Not anymore
    China has to fix North Korea? It's complicated
  • Trump Threatens to Withhold Payments to Insurers to Press Democrats on Health Bill WSJ

    Thursday April 13
  • US drops a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB)
  • Trump’s EPA chief Scott Pruitt calls for an ‘exit’ to the Paris climate agreement via WAPO
  • British spies were first to spot Trump team's links with Russia The Guardian

    Friday April
  • MOAB Update: Initial reports were of 36 ISIL fighters killed,
  • White House to Keep Its Visitor Logs Secret via NYT

    Saturday April 15
  • MOAB Update: Initial reports were of 36 ISIL fighters killed.
  • Tax Day Marches across the country.

    Sunday April 16
  • Trump Meltdown over tax marches
  • Sanders: Dems didn't do enough to help their candidate in Kansas special election The Hill
  • Private invite only egg roll at Mar-a-lago ahead of Monday's official Egghunt at the White House.

    End Game
    Trumps 5 steps to governing

    Political Allstar - Rep. Joe Wilson Shouted Down by "You Lie" Chants During Angry Town Hall

    Upcoming Special Elections
    Georgia's 6th District
    Why it's open: Former Rep. Tom Price was selected as President Donald Trump's secretary of Health and Human Services
    Special election date: April 18 with a runoff June 20

    Montana's at-large House seat
    Why it's open: Former Rep. Ryan Zinke became Trump's secretary of the Interior Department
    Special election date: May 25

    California's 34th District
    Why it's open: Former Rep. Xavier Becerra was appointed California attorney general
    Special election date: June 6

    South Carolina's 5th District
    Why it's open: Former Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a House Freedom Caucus mainstay, was tapped as Trump's budget director
    Special election date: June 20

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