Jim Geraghty of National Review and fill in host Rich McFadden of Radio America skip the good and bad martinis today and go with 3 crazy martinis! Stacey Abrams can’t accept that she lost and will stop at nothing to ensure a new election in Georgia. Kamala Harris asks ICE Nominee: “Are You Aware There’s A Perception That ICE Is Like The KKK?” And for the final crazy martini our favorite new democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets in closed-door fight with veteran lawmaker over climate change! This is fun stuff!
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America welcome West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s decision to flip to the Republican Party, giving the GOP control of the governor’s office in 35 states. They also wade through the implications of Special Counsel Robert Mueller creating a grand jury for his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. And they unload on former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for her shameful efforts to protect herself and her former IT staffer from a criminal investigation by alleging anti-Muslim bias by the FBI.
Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner explains how government and private sector bureaucracy teamed up to drive the price of health care out of reach for tens of millions of Americans and why the Affordable Care Act only made things far worse. Turner also discusses why she believes the new Republican plan will succeed in bringing costs down and removing Washington from the doctor-patient relationship. Finally, she explains the factors that must be addressed to lower the cost of prescription drugs.
Ron Paul has stopped actively campaigning and Governor Romney has secured enough GOP delegates to win the Republican nomination. Radio America’s Vanessa Oblinger discusses the challenges and opportunities Romney faces to win over Paul supporters. Brian Doherty, the senior editor at Reason Magazine and author of “Ron Paul’s Revolution” explains why Romney may have a very difficult time winning over those voters. Gus Portela of the College Republican National Committee tells us why he thinks libertarians will naturally gravitate to the GOP nominee.