25 – The Turn of the Screw: A Week of Escalating Tensions

THE JDRC POLITICS PODCAST

EPISODE 25

THE JDRC MEDIA INSTITUTE

Topics discussed on Episode 25:

  1. Boris Johnson becomes new Prime Minister of The United Kingdom
  2. New developments in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race
  3. FTC begins examining Facebook’s compliance with antitrust laws
  4. United States recent sanctions on the Iranian foreign minister
  5. Jared Kushner‘s continued promotion of his floundering Israel-Palestine Plan
  6. U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats ousted; replacement TBD
  7. Discretionary Spending Bill Passes the Senate

7 – Trump & SCOTUS

TOPICS DISCUSSED ON THIS EPISODE

  • 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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