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)

 

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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.

Friday, February 10, 2017

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 1. (9am EST / 6am 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

Three federal judges unanimously refused to restore the White House’s controversial travel ban, laying down the most significant marker yet that Trump’s vision of an administration rooted in the muscular use of executive power — similar to that he enjoyed as a business leader — will not go unchallenged.

 

On Thursday evening in Washington, he appeared to shy away from confrontation with Beijing by agreeing to honor the one-China policy, during a lengthy telephone call with China’s President Xi Jinping.

 

Kellyanne Conway, top adviser to President Donald Trump, apologized to him Thursday after her comments about Ivanka Trump’s clothing line during a TV interview.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

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

 

Actor and voice comedian Rick Overton joins us In Studio in HR3 (11:00am EST/8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told a US senator Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s tweets about the judiciary are “demoralizing” and “disheartening.”

 

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that critics of the recent raid in Yemen, including Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, should apologize.

 

The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama as the next attorney general, surviving a vocal push by Democrats to derail his nomination.

Wednesday, February 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)

 

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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

Three federal judges grilled lawyers from the Justice Department and Washington state Tuesday night as they determine whether to lift a nationwide halt against President Donald Trump’s travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.

 

During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says that she doesn’t believe CNN is fake news.

 

Sen. Ted Cruz urged fellow Republicans Tuesday to quickly “honor the promises” the party made over the years to repeal Obamacare.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Khan joins us in-studio for HR2 (10:00AM EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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

 

MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid joins us by phone for in HR 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

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

 

TOP STORIES:

Three federal judges Tuesday evening will hear oral arguments in the challenge to President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. The hour-long hearing, conducted by telephone among three West coast judges at 6 p.m. ET, will determine the immediate fate of the nationwide temporary restraining order against Trump’s travel ban.

 

Democrats are mounting a 24-hour blitz to try and sink at least one nomination from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, attacking education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos a day before her confirmation vote. Democratic senators took to Twitter to urge residents to light up Senate phone lines.

 

Kellyanne Conway said she misspoke “one word” on MSNBC’s “Hardball” last week. But it turns out that she had mentioned the made-up “Bowling Green massacre” at least once before.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Martina Navratilova, retired Czech and American tennis player and coach joins us in HR 1 (9:00am EST/6:00am PST)

 

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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 Chris Bonno joins us In Studio in HR3 (11:00am EST/ 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Donald Trump defended his “respect” for Vladimir Putin in a new preview of his interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. Trump says that even though he doesn’t know how he’s going to get along with the Russian president, he doesn’t think that getting along with him would be bad for the country.

 

Just after midnight on Sunday the US Justice Department moved for an emergency stay of a sweeping decision that temporarily halted enforcement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban nationwide, saying in a strongly-worded filing that blocking the travel ban “harms the public” and “second-guesses the President’s national security judgment.”

 

Friday, February 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:

President Donald Trump is set to impose new sanctions on multiple Iranian entities, seeking to ratchet up pressure on Tehran, people familiar with the matter said.

 

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for unity and understanding on his first day at the State Department amid internal dissent over policies of Trump, which have also antagonized a range of allies.

 

Howard Stern said on his program Wednesday that Trump will hate being president and the role will be detrimental to his mental health.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

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

 

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

 

Legal Analyst & Author Ian Millhiser calls in at 10:00 EST / 7:00 PST

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s choice for education secretary. The two women are the first sitting Republican senators to publicly say they wouldn’t back one of Trump’s Cabinet nominees.

 

Meanwhile, Trump has two words of advice for Mitch McConnell when it comes to confirming Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch: “Go nuclear.”

 

The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as Trump’s secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spot on the Republican’s national security team despite concerns about the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive officer’s ties to Russia.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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

 

Comedian Bill Burr joins us by phone in HR 1 (9:50am 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

President Trump on Tuesday nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, elevating a conservative in the mold of Justice Antonin Scalia to succeed the late jurist and touching off a partisan showdown at the start of his presidency over the ideological bent of the nation’s highest court.

 

White House press secretary Sean Spicer insisted on Tuesday at his daily briefing that the executive order signed by the president last week does not constitute a “travel ban.” Just over an hour earlier, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said the same.

 

Senate Democrats on Tuesday postponed votes on several of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, citing their responsibility to do a “thorough vetting,” while Republicans accused them of unreasonable delays in considering the picks.

Tuesday, January 31, 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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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for “refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States.” Trump didn’t call Yates to dismiss her, she was informed by hand-delivered letter, according to a different administration official.

 

A handful of President Trump’s cabinet nominees’ confirmation votes were postponed Monday, including Treasury Department nominee Steven Mnuchin, Health and Human Services nominee Tom Price and Small Business Administration nominee Linda McMahon.

 

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump’s executive order curbing immigration in a statement saying he “fundamentally disagrees”, backing protesters who have taken to the nation’s airports to express their displeasure with Trump’s action on Friday.

Monday, January 30, 2017

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

 

EJ Dionne, longtime op-ed columnist for The Washington Post joins us in HR 2 discusses his new book with Joy-Ann Reid, “We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama”

 

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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:

President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim majority countries. The move has been met with street protests across America and legal challenges.

 

President Trump’s decision to reorganize the National Security Council in a way that removes the director of intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is “stone cold crazy,” former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday.

Friday, January 27, 2017

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 1. (9am 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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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

The White House on Thursday said President Donald Trump is considering a 20% tax on imports from Mexico to pay for a southern border wall, but that the President is still weighing other options.

 

British Prime Minister Theresa May told US Republicans Thursday that the United States and the UK must stand “strong” together but said that the days of protracted military interventions in foreign countries were over.

 

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are scheduled to speak on the phone Saturday in their first conversation since Trump took office. This month, he suggested he would lift sanctions imposed by the Obama administration if the Kremlin helps the US battle terrorists.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

David Corn, Chief Washington bureau for Mother Jones via phone in Hr 1 (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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

 

TOP STORIES:

President Donald Trump on Wednesday started to reshape US immigration enforcement policies via executive action, taking his first steps toward fulfilling some of the most contentious pledges that defined his campaign — building a border wall and speeding the deportation of undocumented immigrants.

 

Tiffany Trump, Steve Bannon, Steven Mnuchin are registered to vote in multiple states, which was uncovered by journalists after President Trump called for an investigation into voter fraud, alleging that registration in two states could be an indication of fraudulent activity.

 

Mary Tyler Moore, whose witty and graceful performances on two top-rated television shows in the 1960s and ’70s helped define a new vision of American womanhood, died on Wednesday. She was 80.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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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)

 

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump, for the first time since taking office, has tweeted about violence in Chicago, saying: “I will send in the Feds” if they don’t fix the “horrible ‘carnage'” going on.

 

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says that recent threats have forced her to receive an extra layer of security, and she apparently blames the news media.

 

President Trump believes millions of votes were cast illegally in last year’s election, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Tuesday, but he wouldn’t provide any concrete evidence for the claim, which has long been debunked.

 

ARTICLES MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

Talking Points Memo: “No White House Leaks Like This… Until Now”: http://bit.ly/2jRMSN3

Tuesday, January 24, 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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Tina Dupuy, freelance journalist – 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)

 

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

In his first appearance since lying to the public on Saturday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was unapologetic, disputing what constitutes facts and ranting about “demoralizing” media coverage of President Donald Trump.

 

The president signed the executive order formally ending the United States’ participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Other orders include one that places a hiring freeze on non-military federal workers and another that cuts off federal funding for foreign organizations that provide abortions.

 

Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson won the backing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday to be secretary of state when it voted 11-10 to send his nomination to the full Senate – with approval from both Senators McCain and Rubio.