WTF Just Happened Today

Your essential guide to the daily shock and awe in national politics.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 503 days 21 hours 19 minutes

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Day 185: "The unvaccinated folks."


1/ Trump’s PAC collected $75 million this year, but so far the group has not put money into pushing for the 2020 ballot reviews he touts. Even as he assiduously tracks attempts by his allies to cast doubt on the integrity of the 2020 election, the...


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Day 183: "Extremely enthusiastic."


1/ Nancy Pelosi rejected two of the five GOP members who were selected to serve on the 1/6 committee. House Speaker Pelosi on Wednesday rejected the appointment of Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Jim Banks of Indiana, both of whom objected to the cer...


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Day 181: Repatriated.


1/ Attorney General Merrick Garland formally prohibited the seizure of reporters’ records. Reversing years of department policy, Garland formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with l...


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Day 178: "I've got it covered."


1/ Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in last year’s presidential election, undercutting former President Trump’s claims of a stolen election as h...


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Day 176: "Conversations with folks."


1/ Senate Democrats revealed a $3.5 trillion plan to invest in health care, climate change, and more. The measure, which would include money to address climate change, expand Medicare and fulfill other Democratic priorities, is intended to deliver...


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Day 174: "Speculation and conjecture."


1/ Texas Democrats plan to flee the state in an effort to block GOP-backed voting restrictions. The Texas lawmakers will head to D.C., risking arrest by leaving the state during the special legislative session. The move would be an attempt to beco...


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Day 171: "Any necessary action."


1/ Biden told Putin the U.S. will take “any necessary action” after the latest massive ransomware attack. The White House says Biden has warned Putin that the United States would hold Moscow responsible for cyberattacks originating from Russia eve...


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Day 169: "A lot of good things."


1/ Trump sued Google, Facebook, and Twitter. He filed a class action lawsuit seeking “punitive damages” to represent broader complaints about social media policies. (Axios / Associated Press / Washington Post / BBC) 2/ Trump told his chief of staf...


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Day 164: "An affront to our shared humanity."


1/ The U.S. military vacated Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan after nearly 20 years. The base was the epicenter of the U.S. military’s counterterrorism campaign in Afghanistan, with fighter jets, drones, and cargo planes taking off from the twin run...


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Day 163: "Sweeping and audacious."


1/ The Supreme Court upheld a pair of restrictive election laws in Arizona, overturning a lower court ruling that found the laws discriminated against minority voters. The Arizona laws invalidate ballots that are cast in the wrong precinct, and ba...


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