Wed, 19 June 2019
Joe Biden, Presidential candidate, reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, right as the House is poised to pass spending legislation. Just when you thought elected officials were subject to sacrosanct, unbending rules, David Waldman is here to explain just how wrong, and right you are, in a nuance and esoterica filled procedural dissertation on the inner workings of House rules in KITM’s second hour.
Yesterday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez found some shrieking Republicans and decided to rattle their cage. Of course, “cage” might not be a factually accurate term there, but no one could disagree that the baby jails filled with migrants at the border aren’t concentration camps… or maybe they could. People can fight about a lot of things.
Greg Dworkin asserts that Elizabeth Warren is a force to be reckoned with. Republicans know that, and every single Democrat would probably vote for her… except they first need to contend with every other Democrat’s racism and sexism. So, it’s Joe.