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Paul Ryan's Retirement Shakes Up The Midterms
April 12, 2018
Updated 5mo ago
Meredith Kelly, DCCC spokesperson, discusses Paul Ryan's retirement as Speaker of the House. Kelly says Ryan's own district in Wisconsin is now very much up for grabs in November's midterm elections.
Snap's Security Chief Fired Over Secret Relationship With Outside Consultant
Sep 11, 2017
Bannon Readies for War on GOP Establishment
Wayne Dupree, contributor for Political Insider, discusses Steve Bannon's first-ever television interview with "60 Minutes," in which he comes out swinging against the Republican establishment. Bannon names Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell as enemies of the Trump populist agenda. Dupree notes, "Bannon spoke the truth last night," adding that the two GOP leaders' inability to repeal and replace Obamacare was a huge disappointment for the White House and its supporters. But how much influence can Bannon have from outside the administration? President Trump's far-right base, led by Bannon, is reportedly readying for a "bloody September" against the GOP on issues like DACA and the debt ceiling.
Jan 17, 2018
Speaker Ryan Proposes Stopgap Funding Bill Using CHIP As Bargaining Tool
The federal government's budget is set to expire this Friday at midnight. In a last-ditch attempt to avoid a fiscal cliff, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is trying to woo Democrats by pushing a short-term stopgap bill that would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years.
Aug 3, 2017
Rep. Barbara Lee Talks the Importance of "Staying Woke"
Congresswoman Barbara Lee talks with Cheddar's Baker Machado about the Trump Administration's recent rhetoric on affirmative action, referring to it as "sad" and a "disgrace" to those who are victims of systemic racism. Representative Lee notes Attorney General Sessions' "history of bigotry" and how she is not surprised that the AG would move resources for an endeavor like this. We also talk the latest GOP healthcare failure with Lee giving credit to the "resistance" in its fight to defeat the bill. And will Democrats work with Republicans on amendments to the ACA? The Congresswoman says "absolutely" and that has been their goal all along. Lastly we talk to Lee about her decades-long fight to repeal AUMF - the law that gives the President unilateral power to begin war. Congresswoman Lee discusses the hurdles she has faced in her fight to end the law, including a recent one with the Speaker of the House.