Friday, March 17, 2017

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 1 (9:00am EST / 6:00am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Trump stands by his accusation that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign, the White House said, despite three senior lawmakers rejecting Trump’s claim.

 

In the face of firm denials from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and House Speaker Paul Ryan of any evidence that President Barack Obama wiretapped then-candidate Donald Trump, Trump appears now to be walking back his explosive accusation by redefining the terms of the charge.

 

The Trump administration wants to cut funding for a program that delivers food to senior citizens because it isn’t worth the money, according to Trump’s budget director

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Chris Lavoie, former executive producer, joins us in-studio in HR1 (9:00AM ET/6:00AM PT)

 

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 
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Travis Bone, former Associate Producer of the Stephanie Miller Show, joins us in HR2 (10:00AM ET/7:00AM PT)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us by phone in HR 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150 million in income in 2005, the White House said, responding to an MSNBC report that the network had obtained two pages of the returns.

 

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday he plans to hold public hearings on possible links between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, although he did not say when they would take place.

 

The White House and congressional leaders said on Tuesday they were weighing changes to their plan to dismantle the Obamacare health law as Republicans’ questions mounted following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI) joins us by phone in HR 2 (10:00am EST /7:00am PST)

 

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

An eagerly awaited nonpartisan report by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office found that millions more Americans would lose insurance under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Analysts say repeal benefits the wealthiest.

 

The U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday it had asked for more time to respond to a request from lawmakers for evidence about President Donald Trump’s allegation that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election campaign.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) joins us by phone for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 1 (9:00am EST / 6:00am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

The U.S. economy added a robust 235,000 jobs in February, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7%. Unemployment peaked at 10% in 2009, after the financial crisis.

 

Federal investigators and computer scientists continue to examine whether there was a computer server connection between the Trump Organization and a Russian bank.

 

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee told CNN Friday that, after meeting with the FBI director, he has not “seen any evidence” to back President Donald Trump’s claims that he was wiretapped by the Obama administration during the campaign.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)


Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com calls in for Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

Jacki Schechner, Health & Political Guru in Hr 2 (10:30AM EST 7:30AM PST)

 

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Dana Goldberg, Comedian, IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PS

 

 

TOP STORIES:

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he is ready to subpoena the intelligence agencies for evidence that would prove President Donald Trump’s claims that he was wiretapped last year by then-President Barack Obama.

 

Republicans pushed ahead on Thursday with their plan for a massive overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system backed by President Donald Trump, despite Democratic concern that the cost of the bill and its impact on the budget remain unknown.

 

Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us by phone in HR 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

A bill to replace Obamacare endorsed by President Trump was slammed by conservative groups and lawmakers, complicating its chances for passage in Congress.

 

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Tuesday published what it said were thousands of pages of internal CIA discussions about hacking techniques used over several years, renewing concerns about the security of consumer electronics and embarrassing yet another U.S. intelligence agency.

 

During a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told CNN that the President has no regrets about his unproven wiretap claims.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

House Republicans unveiled legislation to repeal the central tenets of Obamacare, including its expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor. The bill also introduces a cap on federal funding for Medicaid going forward.

 

Ben Carson, the new secretary of the HUD, referred to slaves brought to the United States against their will as “immigrants,” drawing quick condemnation from the public who cast his remarks as offensive.

 

Trump has signed another executive order limiting immigration to the US, this time temporarily banning citizens from six predominantly Muslim nations.

 

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in HR 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

Comedian Helen Hong joins us in-studio for Hour 3 (11:00AM EST/8:00AM PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper rejected President Donald Trump’s accusation that Barack Obama wiretapped him even as the White House urged Congress to investigate the allegation.

 

The FBI asked the Justice Department on Saturday to refute President Trump’s assertion that President Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump’s phones last year.

 

President Trump is extremely frustrated with his senior staff and communications team for allowing the firestorm surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions to steal his thunder in the wake of his address to Congress. The renewed focus on Russia is seen as a major let down after Tuesday.

Friday, March 3, 2017

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 1 (9:00am EST / 6:00am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he would stay out of any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose he met last year with Russia’s ambassador.

 

Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as governor of Indiana, his office said in a statement on Thursday. The private email account was first reported by the Indianapolis Star, which said Pence used it at times to discuss sensitive matters and homeland security issues.

 

President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had a previous undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador in December at Trump Tower in New York. The meeting between the Kushner, Flynn, and Sergey Kislyak, first reported by the New York Times, focused on establishing “a line of communication” between the new administration and Russian government

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

 

Dr. Wanda Von Kleist, clinical psychologist, in H2 (10AM EST/ 7AM PST)

 

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Tina Dupuy, freelance journalist – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST).

 

Lisa Dickey, author of ‘Bears in the Streets’, in studio H3 (11AM EST/8AM PST)

 

Malcolm Nance, ex-NAVY intelligence officer, in H2 (11:15AM EST/8:15AM PST)

 

Comedian Dana Eagle, author of ‘How to Be Depressing’ (11:30AM EST/8:30 PST)

 

TOP STORY:

Several Republicans called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election, as Democrats demanded he resign after it emerged he’d met with the Russian ambassador twice.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us by phone in HR 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)


TOP STORIES

President Trump, in his first address to a joint session of Congress, defended his tumultuous presidency on Tuesday and said he was eager to reach across party lines and put aside “trivial fights” to help ordinary Americans. He also called on Congress to work with him on overhauling health care, changing the tax code and rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure and military.

CNN’s Van Jones calls Trump’s tribute to Navy SEAL Ryan Owens “one of the most extraordinary moments” in U.S. Politics.

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered the Democratic Party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday night, criticizing Trump for not living up to his populist campaign trail rhetoric and pressing for compromise solutions on health care reform.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

Radio host Mike Malloy calls in for Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

Jacki Schechner joins us by phone in H3 (11:30am EST / 8:30am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary on Monday, clearing President Donald Trump’s top trade official to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico.

 

Trump is seeking what he called a “historic” increase in defense spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who must approve his plan and said it was not enough to meet the military’s needs.

 

A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a U.S. Department of Justice request to place on hold an appeal over  Trump’s travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries.

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 1 (9:45am EST / 6:45am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in HR 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Trump’s first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programs such as Social Security and Medicare from any cuts, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a TV interview.

 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a deputy White House press secretary, said congressional investigations into possible Russian hacking of Democratic groups would have to run their course before Sessions needed to decide whether to step aside from the FBI probes.

 

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not attend this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, a move that comes amid increasingly hostile relations between the media and the White House.

Friday, February 24, 2017

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 1

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 2

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information.

 

Trump’s comments, in a pair of Twitter posts, come amid media reports that the FBI has refused a White House request that it refutes recent stories saying members of Trump’s team had been in frequent contact with Russian intelligence agents during the presidential campaign.

 

Republican Caitlyn Jenner took to Twitter Thursday evening with a message to President Donald Trump: “Call me.”The Olympian-turned-reality star, who is perhaps the most high-profile face of the transgender community, at first was quiet after the Trump administration withdrew Obama-era guidance on transgender bathroom use in public schools.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Dana Goldberg, Comedian, IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

White House strategist Steve Bannon described the European Union as a flawed institution to Germany’s US envoy a week before Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the US commitment to the EU in Brussels.

 

The Trump administration revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools on transgender students and bathroom access, reversing course on a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.

 

At the Democratic Leadership Debate, Rep. Keith Ellison argued that Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses on day one of his presidency, which is why investigations must be held, and impeachment is on the table.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday laid out the Trump administration’s plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.

 

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday lashed out at the Anne Frank Center for expressing dissatisfaction about President Donald Trump’s reluctance to condemn rising anti-Semitism in the United States.

 

Provocative far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos resigned on Tuesday as a senior editor of the Breitbart News website after he was vilified and lost a book deal over comments that condoned certain intimate relations between men and young teenage boys.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

On Monday, President Donald Trump named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors.

 

The Trump administration is planning to roll out as early as this week a revised executive order on immigration that the President says will “protect our people” while at the same time clarify a point that caused confusion the first time around: The executive order will not impact green card holders.

 

Vice President Mike Pence said he was “disappointed” that former national security adviser Michael Flynn misled him about his conversation with the Russian ambassador to Washington.

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us by phone in HR 1 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 
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Travis Bone, former Associate Producer of the Stephanie Miller Show, returns for Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES
President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the Scandinavian country on Sunday as diplomats asked for an explanation and citizens responded with amusement.

 

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation.

 

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis distanced himself from Trump’s assessment of the media as “the enemy of the American people,” saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.

Friday, February 17, 2017

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 1 (9:00am EST / 6:00am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump held court during a news conference that lasted an hour and fifteen minutes, carving out a stunning moment in modern American political history. He displayed a sense of anger and grievance rarely vented by a President in public — let alone one who has been in office for just four weeks.

 

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer, a senior White House official said on Thursday. Harward was offered the job after Michael Flynn was fired by Trump on Monday for misleading Vice President Mike Pence over his conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the United States.

 

Echoing her thoughts on the state of the U.S. prior to the election, Susan Sarandon made an appearance on MSNBC’s All in with Chris Hayes, and again found a silver lining in the chaos, saying that “what we have now is a populace that is awake.”

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9:00am EST / 6:00am PST)

 

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for the first time on Wednesday as leaders of the United States and Israel.

 

Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants and Trump’s choice to run the Department of Labor, is withdrawing his name from consideration for Labor Secretary.

 

A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.

 

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us by phone in HR 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

According to multiple news sources, high-level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump were in constant communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence, multiple current and former intelligence.

 

Russia has deployed a new cruise missile despite complaints by U.S. officials that it violates an arms control treaty banning ground-based U.S. and Russian intermediate-range missiles.

 

In a letter made public Tuesday, the Office of Government Ethics wrote to White House attorneys that there’s reason to believe that Conway violated the standards of ethical conduct for executive employees by endorsing Ivanka Trump’s fashion line during a television interview on Fox & Friends last week.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

Hamilton
Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST

 

TOP STORIES

Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night. His departure came just after reports surfaced the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and was potentially vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians.

 

President Donald Trump offered an unapologetic defense of his travel ban during a joint news conference Monday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, saying the US “cannot let the wrong people in.”

 

Senators Tom Carper and Claire McCaskill, both Democrats, sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense requesting answers on whether Trump is using an encrypted smartphone in office, or an unsecured personal device.

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

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Monique Marvez, Comedian & host of “The Monique Marvez Show” on KFI AM 640 IN STUDIO, in Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

The New York Times reports that three weeks into the Trump administration, council staff members get up in the morning, read President Trump’s Twitter posts and struggle to make policy to fit them. Most are kept in the dark about what Mr. Trump tells foreign leaders in his phone calls.

 

After President Donald Trump last week repeated the false claim that massive voter fraud kept him from winning the popular vote in November, his senior adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday attempted to defend the statement― without providing any evidence.

 

This Sunday’s Saturday Night Live trolled Trump hard by having more women play his male advisers — and him.