​ #1074 The corruption of Donald Trump

Air Date: 1-24-2017

Today we take a look at the conflicts of interest, broken laws and constitutional violations of the new administration.

​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Craig Holman: Trump Administration Gearing Up to Be "Most Scandal-Ridden in History" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 01-03-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Ethics - Bobby P.


Ch. 4: Act 2: Zephyr Teachout on Trump and the emoluments clause - Amicus from @Slate - Air Date 12-24-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Remedy - The Black Crowes


Ch. 6: Act 3: SHOCKING: The GOP Doesn't Care That the Office of Govt. Ethics Can't Fully Vet Trump Nominees - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 01-10-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Code of Ethics - Manhattan Transfer


Ch. 8: Act 4: Trump Makes Ivanka's Husband Top Adviser - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-10-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: I Fought the Law - The Clash


Ch. 10: Act 5: Join or Start a Represent.US chapter near you to Fight Corruption via @Representdotus - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard


Ch. 12: Act 6: What should Trump do to resolve his conflicts of interest? - @DecodeDC - Air Date 1-11-17


Voicemails

Ch. 13: The Affordable Care Act saved my life twice - Chris from Boston

Ch. 14: Coping with the Trump election - Zach from Atlanta

Ch. 15: Explaining socialism vs. communism and tribalism - Mike from Albany, NY

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 15: Final comments on having conversations about race

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Activism:

TAKE ACTION

Promote the Represent.US campaign to stop South Dakota from gutting the state's Anti-Corruption Act

Join or start a Represent.US chapter near you to fight corruption locally

EDUCATE YOURSELF

South Dakota Declares State of Emergency (via All In with Chris Hayes)

Your Day-One Guide to Donald Trump's Conflicts of Interest (via Mother Jones)

The Wall Street Washington Complex Invades Trump's Cabinet (via Mother Jones)

The many scandals of Donald Trump (via The Atlantic)

Trump Could be the Most Corruptible President Ever (via Politico Magazine)

Donald Trump's Business Dealings Test a Constitutional Limit (via The New York Times)

A Close Look at Donald Trump's Cabinet (via Marie Claire)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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