Friday, May 12, 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 2. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am 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)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

FBI Director James Comey, days before President Donald Trump fired him, told lawmakers he sought more resources for his agency’s probe into possible collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia to sway the 2016 U.S. election, a congressional source said on Wednesday.

 

The anger behind Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday had been building for months, but a turning point came when Comey refused to preview for top Trump aides his planned testimony to a Senate panel, White House officials said.

 

The Senate intelligence committee Wednesday issued a subpoena to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for documents regarding his interactions with Russian officials.

Wednesday, May 10, 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)

 

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

 

Comedian Alonzo Bodden joins us in-studio in HR 3 (11:00am EST/8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, sweeping away the man who is responsible for the bureau’s investigation into whether members of his campaign team colluded with Russia in its interference in last year’s election. The recommendation to fire came on behalf of AG Jeff Sessions — who recused himself from the Russia probe months ago.

 

Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year’s election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Trump fired Comey.

Tuesday, May 9, 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

Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates said she cautioned President Trump’s White House in January about then-national security adviser Michael Flynn because she feared he could have been open to blackmail by Russia.

 

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Monday that the intelligence community is not backing off its theory that Russia sought to undermine Hillary Clinton and boost President Trump during last year’s election, several months after it offered that assessment.

 

President Barack Obama made clear he did not support Michael Flynn during a meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump, the White House said on Monday.

 

Monday, May 8, 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)

 

TOP STORIES

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union. Macron has won 66.06% of the vote with 99.99% of registered votes counted, France’s interior ministry said.

 

Idaho Republican Raul Labrador was booed Friday after telling a town hall that “nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care.”

 

Organizers barred journalists on Sunday from a publicly advertised event in Shanghai that offered Chinese investors the chance to get U.S. immigrant visas if they put money in a real estate project linked to the family of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law.

 

Friday, May 5, 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 2 (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Sue Dunlap joins us by phone in HR 2 (10:30am EST/7:30AM 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 House of Representatives narrowly approved legislation to repeal major portions of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, sending it to the Senate for consideration.

 

With support only from the panel’s Republicans, the bill approved by the House Financial Services Committee would eliminate significant parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law and place new restrictions on regulators monitoring Wall Street.

 

Senior Washington figures believe the odds point towards President Donald Trump being impeached and, as reported in the New Yorker, Mark Warner, the vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly put the odds at two to one against Trump completing his full term.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

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

 

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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)

 

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 PST)

 

TOP STORIES

In a possible breakthrough for Republicans’ effort to roll back Obamacare, the House plans to hold a vote Thursday on compromise legislation, potentially ending a logjam that has delayed advancing Trump’s campaign promise to repeal the law.

 

FBI Director James Comey told a Senate committee Wednesday he stands behind his letter that shook up the final days of last year’s presidential election — and he would do it again.

 

House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a $1.2 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September and avoid federal agency shutdowns on Saturday when existing money is depleted.

 

Wednesday, May 3, 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)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance and the co-author of his upcoming book, HACKING ISIS, Christopher Sampson, 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 a series of late night tweets on Tuesday, both revisited his 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton and seemingly slammed the judgment of his own FBI director.

 

Hillary Clinton delivered her most forceful critique of President Trump’s 2016 victory on Tuesday, taking personal responsibility for her failed campaign but also pointed to the timing of a letter from FBI Director James Comey and Russian interference as factors.

 

Time was running short for Trump to attract enough votes to pass a new bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system this week as Republican party moderates held out, fearing a backlash from voters worried about losing insurance benefits.

Tuesday, May 2, 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
President Trump said Monday he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “under the right circumstances” to defuse tensions over North Korea’s nuclear program.

 

Bill Shine, co-president of Fox News Channel, has become the latest executive to resign in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal at the cable channel.

 

Top aides to Trump predicted the House of Representatives would move this week to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, though Republicans remained divided on how to protect sick Americans from insurance price hikes.

Monday, May 1, 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)

 

CIA and terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joins us in-studio HR 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST). Here’s where you can purchase Malcolm’s book, THE PLOT TO HACK AMERICA, out now: http://amzn.to/2e6KNKl

 

TOP STORIES

Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks.

 

The Trump administration’s push to overhaul tax laws might soon target a loophole used by some financial managers to lower their tax rates, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday.

 

Trump was a no-show at the first White House Correspondents‘ Association dinner of his presidency. But that didn’t keep “Daily Show” comedian Hasan Minhaj from addressing “the elephant not in the room” and late night host Samantha Bee from roasting Trump at their respective events Saturday night.

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 1. (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), joins us in HR2 by phone (10:35am ET/7:35am PT)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on Sirius XM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 2 (10:500am EST / 7:50am 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

Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute.

 

The House will not vote on health care this week, according to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.”We are not voting on health care this week,” McCarthy told reporters.

 

The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee knocked former national security adviser Mike Flynn and the Trump administration over his failure to disclose foreign payments he had received.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

 

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 2 (10:00am EST / 7am PST)

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

A summary of Trump’s tax plan said the president wants to reduce the number of tax brackets to three from seven, double the standard deduction that Americans can claim on their tax returns and repeal the estate tax and alternative minimum tax.

 

The White House is considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday.

 

Nearly every US senator attended an unusual all-hands meeting on North Korea at the White House Wednesday. Nonetheless, members of both parties said they were reassured by the hour-long administration update.

Wednesday, April 26, 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)

 

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 judge blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants.

 

Trump is proposing to slash the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought into the United States, officials said late on Tuesday.

 

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn likely broke the law by failing to get permission to be paid for a trip to Russia in 2015, the leaders of a House of Representatives committee.

Tuesday, April 25, 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

Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government.

 

Senate Committee’s Russia probe flounders amid partisan bickering: Sen. Burr won’t sign letters requesting docs from Trump campaign.

 

A U.S. State Department website on Monday took down an article it published this month about President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort which had prompted criticism from prominent ethics experts that the piece represented use of public office for private gain.

Monday, April 24, 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

According to officials, no House vote on health care is expected this week. Despite talk last week, there is no expectation of a vote actually happening before next Friday.

 

Top administration officials explained to the President this weekend that the most likely scenario is a short-term fix that would last a week or so until a deal is reached. “There’s no interest in a shutdown,” an official says, adding they will “do what it takes” to avoid one.

 

A number of executive orders are coming this week. There will be at least four, and possibly as many as six, as the West Wing tries to show action. Orders are expected on veterans’ issues, energy, agriculture and trade.

Friday, April 21, 2017

 

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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 Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on Sirius XM 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

President Donald Trump expressed confidence Thursday in Congress’ ability to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as well as a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown next week.

 

A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in central Paris before the gunman himself was killed by officers.

 

U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chairman of a House committee with broad investigative powers, said on Thursday that it is possible he could leave office before his term finishes next year.

Thursday, April 20, 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

A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters.

 

Rep. Adam Schiff says the House investigation into the Trump campaign’s connections to Russia is going in the right direction again.

 

Bill O’Reilly will no longer be employed at Fox News, the network’s parent company 21st Century Fox said in a statement Wednesday. The decision comes after allegations of him sexually harassing female colleagues prompted protests outside network headquarters and a mass exodus from advertisers.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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

 

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

 

TOP STORIES

When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an “armada” as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was still far from the Korean peninsula, and headed in the opposite direction.

 

Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short Tuesday of capturing a House seat in a longtime conservative stronghold in Georgia, serving a reminder to Republicans of President Donald Trump’s unpopularity. Ossoff received 48.1% of the vote, shy of the 50% he needed to win outright.

 

A well-placed source said Tuesday afternoon that representatives for Fox and O’Reilly have begun talking about an exit. But this prompted a denial from sources in O’Reilly’s camp.