11 – Park Geun-Hye, Paranoia, and Russia Penalties

JDRC Politics Episode 11

April 7, 2018


Topics discussed on Episode 11

  • The White House penalizes Russian oligarchs.
  • The US government plans to re-initiate its H1-B visa lottery-based distribution system.
  • White House Chief of Staff John Kelly urges President Trump to condemn and remove EPA Director Scott Pruitt
  • Trump’s online merchandise store with Trump-branded products only collects taxes in two states, Florida and Louisiana.
  • Trump threatens an additional $100 billion of tariffs on Chinese imports
  • Former President of South Korea is sentenced to twenty-four years in prison.


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7 – Trump & SCOTUS


  • Supreme Court denies Trump’s attempt to expedite future Supreme Court ruling on ‘Dreamers.’
  • The Supreme Court will consider a new death penalty case.
  • The Supreme Court conducted oral arguments for Janus v. AFSCME Council on Monday.
  • The Supreme Court reverses and remands Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Stops Selling Assault-Style Weapons, Raises Age for Gun Buyers
  • The Georgia GOP attacked Delta for ending its program of discounting rates for NRA members.
  • Trump backs Senate gun regulation proposal
  • North Korea shipped chemical weapons factory-building supplies to Syria
  • Trump promotes digital director Brad Parscale
  • Kushner Security Clearance Downgraded
  • Hope Hicks intends to resign
  • Justice Department will investigate warrant distribution
  • Republicans sue to end the Affordable Care Act
  • Pro-business tax cuts are largely absent from the new Canadian tax plan

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