(2017/01/24) The corruption of Donald Trump
Edition #1074 Today we take a look at the conflicts of interest, broken laws and constitutional violations of the new administration Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 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 Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!