Ted Hesson joins us to discuss his Politico report: Watchdog says Homeland Security bottling up travel ban report
A white supremacist who got permanently banned on Twitter attempted a comeback and failed, Cristina Lopez reports for Media Matters.
Conduit Services has been providing bad records on as many as 1 million car loans for years. Sam Knight and Sam Sacks join us from the District Sentinel to talk about what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is reporting.
Danny Vinik of POLITICO joins us to talk about how the GOP has made tax reform very difficult for themselves, and how many of the republicans are desperate for a win and will be making compromises that they would not have under other circumstances.
Doug Cunningham of Worker’s Independent News joins us to talk about the $1.5 Trillion in tax cuts over 10 years and how it will effect people in the US. He says that Trump’s Children will save $1 billion on their inheritance, some companies that outsource jobs will receive tax cuts, and any tax cuts that go to the middle class are planned to expire. We also discuss a little bit about the current NAFTA negotiations.
From Media Matters, we have Cristian Lopez on the program to talk about the anti-LGBTQ bill that passed in Mississippi. This bill allows business to deny services based on their religious views. This legislation is reminiscent when African American’s were restricted from eating at lunch counters before the civil rights act protected them. This and similar bills have been pushed by the anti-LGBTQ group Alliance Defending Freedom.
Jennifer Habberkorn from POLITICO comes on the program to talk about how there are Democratic and Republican Congress People working together to try and stabilize Obamacare. One of the goals of this would be to secure funding and keep Trump from having the ability to defund Obamacare on his own.
No, it’s not the lottery. From Media Matters, we have Alex Morash with us to talk about how low income people will see cuts around $60 on their taxes while the top earners in the country will see a cut of about $721,000.
Doug Cunningham of Worker’s Independent News joins us to talk about the GOP’s tax reform plan. Doug said he talk to The Economic Policy Institute and they said the plan was not a tax plan for the middle class and that “all the tax cuts are going to the rich.” We also discuss a tire plant that is in the process on organizing in Georgia. They seem to be facing similar union busting tactics that other workers have seen in recent years. Finally we talk about the case that the SOCTUS will be hearing on the dues ubication of public sector workers.
Doug Cunningham joins us from Workers Independent News with stories of labor strikes from around the country.