WTF Just Happened Today

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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 5m. Bisher sind 852 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 358 days 4 hours 15 minutes

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Day 280: Bullet.


1/ The House passed its budget blueprint, which maps out the recommended spending and revenue levels for the 2018 fiscal year. 2/ Trump said the soldier’s widow must be wrong because he has "one of the greatest memories of all time." 3/ After mo...


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 2017-10-26  4m
 
 

Day 279: Drain the swamp.


1/ Senate Republicans repealed a rule that allowed Americans to sue their banks and credit card companies in class-action lawsuits. 2/ The House Ways and Means Committee chairman declined to rule out changes to 401(k) plans. 3/ The head of Cambr...


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 2017-10-25  3m
 
 

Day 278: Alert the daycare staff.


1/ Two House panels opened a joint investigation into the Justice Department's actions during the 2016 campaign. 2/ Trump's personal lawyer will meet with the House Intelligence Committee today. 3/ The firm behind the Trump Dossier asked a judge...


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 2017-10-24  5m
 
 

Day 277: Outdated, unnecessary, ineffective.


1/ Betsy DeVos rescinded 72 guidelines that protect the rights of disabled students. 2/ Trump rush-shipped condolence letters to military families last week after he falsely claimed he had called or written letters to "virtually all" of the famil...


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 2017-10-24  5m
 
 

Day 274: Elected by the American people.


1/ The Senate approved its budget by a 51 to 49 vote. 2/ Trump falsely attributed a spike in UK crime to a "spread of Radical Islamic terror." 3/ Putin called on Americans to respect Trump. 4/ A federal judge refused to void Joe Arpaio’s convic...


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 2017-10-20  5m
 
 

Day 273: Who knows.


1/ George W. Bush all but called Trump a threat to democracy. 2/ Trump suggested that the Democratic Party, the FBI, or the Kremlin paid for the dossier. 3/ Trump's former campaign manager met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a closed-...


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 2017-10-20  4m
 
 

Day 272: Knew what he signed up for.


1/ Trump denied telling the widow of a fallen soldier "he knew what he signed up for." 2/ Trump backed off his support for the bipartisan healthcare deal. 3/ Paul Ryan does not support the Alexander-Murray healthcare bill. 4/ A second federal j...


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 2017-10-18  5m
 
 

Day 271: Half-baked nationalism.


1/ John McCain condemned Trump's "America First" policy as "half-baked, spurious nationalism." 2/ Trump warned McCain "to be careful because at some point I fight back." 3/ Trump falsely claimed that Obama didn't call the families of troops kill...


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 2017-10-18  7m
 
 

Day 270: Season of war.


1/ Mitch McConnell and Trump met for lunch today after Steve Bannon called for a "season of war" against the Senate majority leader and the rest of the GOP establishment. 2/ After his meeting with McConnell, Trump said they are "closer than ever ...


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 2017-10-16  7m
 
 

Day 267: Imploding broken mess.


1/ Trump will cut off essential subsidy payments to Affordable Care Act insurers. 2/ Insurers pushed back against Trump's decision to cut the ACA's cost-sharing reduction subsidies. 3/ New York and California threatened to sue the Trump administ...


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 2017-10-13  5m