Episode 52: Constitutional Crisis on the Horizon

Last week, Trump fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, just two days before his retirement. But Trump's pettiness could lead to a larger problem. He continued by attacking James Comey, leaving people worried that he might fire Robert Mueller. Mueller's firing would create a constitutional crisis and bring things to a whole other level. Trump's advisors specifically told him not to congratulate Putin an his election win, so of course that's exactly what he did. Finally, the entire is counting down to next Sunday, when Stormy Daniels' 60 Minutes interview finally airs.

Episode 51: Rex Is Out & Lamb Is In

Another one bites the dust, as Trump fires Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. Trump’s personal assistant, John McEntee, was fired as well, but don't worry, he was quickly hired by the Trump campaign. It looks like democrat Conor Lamb is going to win the PA-18 special election, but what does that mean for November? The Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee are ready to end the investigation into Russian interference and the Democrats are not very happy about it. Finally, Hillary is back and people on both side are angry.

Episode 50: Crazy Interviews & New Tariffs

Trump is planning to me with Kim Jong-un...what could go wrong? Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg had an interesting week, but was the media irresponsible in how it handled it? Trump economic advisor Gary Cohn announced he is resigning, a sure sign that the White House is not in chaos. Cohn quit due to Trump's policies on steel and aluminum tariffs, which was the straw that broke the camel's back. Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act twice, but the White House is happy to give her a free pass. A few other interesting things happened this week: Trump likes the idea of being president for life, he made bizarre statements regarding gun control, he's being sued by Stormy Daniels & Senator Thad Cochran is retiring.

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Episode 49: Resignations, Reelections & Memos

It's been a rough week for the Trump Administration. Jared Kushner lost his top-secret clearance, Jeff Sessions got yelled at & Hope Hicks resigned. Trump attempted to draw attention away from those events by announcing his plan to run for reelection. Did it work? The Democratic memo was finally released and, surprise, it blows the Nunes memo out of the water. Trump has suggested arming teachers with guns, but he's the only one who thinks that's a good idea. CPAC has come and gone, leaving controversy in it's wake. Finally, Republicans are upset following the PA redistricting and are trying anything to stop it.

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Episode 48: Gun Control, Indictments & DACA

We all saw the tragic events that happened last week in Florida. Now a familiar debate returns: guns vs. mental health. The question remains, could this have been avoided? Last week also brought us the first indictments in the Russian election meddling case. But is this just the beginning? The Senate, once again, failed to pass DACA legislation and the DREAMers are left to wonder about their future. Finally, Trump was annoyed with Oprah and H.R. McMaster. The tweets just keep coming.

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Episode 47: Resignations & Reality TV

White House Staff Secretary resigned last week amid allegations of domestic abuse and Donald Trump didn't exactly handle it well. After a brief government shut down, Congress passed another short term spending bill. But what's next for the DREAMers? Trump's budget policy priorities have been released and, once again, he's looking to cut funding to NPR, PBS & Meals on Wheels. Finally, Omarosa traded the White House for the Big Brother House. What has she been saying about her time in the Trump administration.

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Episode 46: Redistricting, Retirements & Memos

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has ordered that congressional districts be redistricted & republicans in the state are not happy. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is retiring early & that might be the beginning of a dangerous trend. Trump's State of the Union speech wasn't a train wreck, but it was more of the same. The GOP memo was finally released & it was a major let down. Finally, Trump might not be meeting with Robert Mueller after all.

Episode 45: Firings, Closings & Openings

Reports are out that Trump wanted to fire Robert Mueller last year. How will the affect Mueller's investigation? The government shut down and opened back up, but the problem remains. John Kelly might be following in his predecessor's footsteps and leaving the White House. Finally, what is the GOP memo and how much of it can we believe?

Episode 44: Trump & S***hole Countries

Trump only wants immigrants from countries like Norway and not from "s***hole countries" like Haiti and those in Africa. This, understandably, upset a lot of people and only caused more problems with the DACA debate. Will they be able to agree on an immigration deal? We'll see. Trump's State of the Union address is in two weeks, but many Democrats are vowing to boycott. Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by Robert Mueller as his bad month continues. Finally, Sara Huckabee Sanders may be in violation of federal regulations, but we doubt the White House cares.

Episode 43: Fire, Fury & a Stable Genius

Before you listen to this episode, make sure to check out the recent Politico Magazine article, The Weird World of Trump-Themed Podcasts, which features Grab Them By The Pod! Last week saw the release of Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury, as well as the downfall of Steve Bannon. It was ugly. Trump went on a tweeting spree on Saturday morning, where he claimed to be a stable genius and, like really smart. The Golden Globes aired on Sunday night and made Oprah the leading Democratic contender for 2020. How seriously should we take her? Finally, we discuss Mueller vs. Trump, Jake Tapper vs. Stephen Miller & Trump vs. the "Fake News."