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8/17/21: Blame Passed Around For Afghanistan Turmoil

2021-08-17 | 🔗

--On the Show:

--Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David

--The Republican National Committee removes a webpage from 2020 that touted Donald Trump's "historic peace agreement with the Taliban"

--President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump criticize each other for the Taliban taking over Afghanistan

--Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Steve Bannon's show and says she's working on articles of impeachment against Joe Biden for the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan

--Donald Trump criticizes Joe Biden's handling of the pandemic, saying he's "surrendered to COVID" in an incredibly ironic callout

--Republicans in Florida are sick of Congressman Matt Gaetz ignoring his district and and turning it into a "laughingstock"

--Based on a number of indicators including polling and fundraising totals, Democrats don't appear to be in a strong position heading into the 2022 midterms

--Donald Trump Jr. gloats about the fall of Afghanistan in an unhinged tweet storm

--Climate change denial may finally be on its way out in the Republican Party, with 19 GOP senators voting for Joe Biden's infrastructure bill

--The Dallas Independent School District will maintain its mask mandate despite the Texas Supreme Court ruling that upheld Governor Abbott's ban on mask requirements

--On the Bonus Show: Democrats beg SCOTUS Justice Breyer to retire, evangelicals freak out over GOP embracing same-sex marriage, another anti-mask Republican hospitalized with COVID, and much more...

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