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July 01, 2021
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"Criminal Apprentice." (with Anat Shenker-Osorio!)

In This Episode

Communications expert Anat Shenker-Osorio joins Dan as Donald Trump and leaders of the Trump Organization get closer to seeing the inside of a jail cell, the House votes to create a select committee to look into the January 6 attack, and a potential 2022 Republican blueprint for winning the midterms emerges. Then, Dan talks to NBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff about Trump’s latest visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.


Show Notes


JAN 6 

  • NBC: House votes to establish committee to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riot 
  • CNN: Pelosi introduces resolution to form select committee to investigate Capitol insurrection 
  • CNN: Senate Republicans block January 6 commission
  • WSJ Editorial: Pelosi’s Jan. 6 Commission
  • WaPo: Intriguing questions about which Republicans will serve on Pelosi’s Jan. 6 committee 
  • Playbook: Who gets a seat on Pelosi’s Jan. 6 commission?
  • Politico: House GOP bristles as a Jan. 6 investigation lands in its lap 
  • Politico: Dems fret that GOP could tap pro-Trump chaos agents for Jan. 6 probe
  • LastNightOn: Stephen Colbert sounds the alarm on GOP members push to join Jan. 6 commission
  • Forbes: GOP Leader McCarthy Taps Devin Nunes To Probe Tucker Carlson’s NSA Spying Claims 
  • NPR: Tucker Carlson Says The NSA Wants Him Off The Air. Fox News Isn’t Following His Lead
  • MorningConsult: U.S. Conservatives Are Uniquely Inclined Toward Right-Wing Authoritarianism Compared to Western Peers
  • Daily Beast: GOP Super PAC Has a New Target: Republicans Who Supported Jan. 6 Commission 
  • CREW: This sedition is brought to you by…
  • Axios: Toyota leads companies in election-objector donations
  • WaPo: GOP Rep. Paul Gosar appears to ally with white nationalists — again
  • The Hill: Trump criticizes GOP senators, McConnell on bipartisan infrastructure deal 


2020 Strategy

  • WaPo: Trump headed to Texas border to assail Biden immigration policies
  • Politico: Trump audit excitement meets with fear from election officials
  • Axios: A GOP blueprint emerges 
  • FiveThirtyEight: Americans Are Worried About Crime, But That Doesn’t Mean They’re Blaming Democrats
  • Politico: ‘The Tea Party to the 10th power’: Trumpworld bets big on critical race theory 
  • The Hill: The Memo: Some Democrats worry rising crime will cost them 
  • WaPo Opinion: House Republicans have two critical advantages in 2022 
  • Brookings: How violent crime and abortion could reshape the 2022 midterm elections
  • Fox Business: Biden’s reckless budget has potential to crush America’s economy, trigger massive recession. Here’s why 
  • The Heritage Foundation: Biden Buries Bad News of a Bloated, Reckless Budget and Hopes You Won’t Notice
  • The Texas Tribune: Immigration and border security remain top concerns of Texas voters, UT/TT Poll finds 
  • Harvard Harris Poll
  • Fox News poll
  • WaPo: Biden hits the road for his infrastructure plan, but potholes loom 
  • NBC: Democrats launch new ‘coming back’ push to tout Biden agenda
  • Vox: How Democrats can talk about race and win 
  • The Atlantic: How a ‘Race-Class Narrative’ Can Work for Democrats
  • AP: Joining Trump at border, GOP congressman eyes path to power
  • Pew Research: Behind Biden’s 2020 Victory 
  • The Hill: The GOP’s strategy is galvanizing Democrats ahead of 2022 
  • WaPo Opinion: Democrats have their guidebook on how to win elections. Now they must deliver. 
  • Forbes: Most Americans Think The GOP Is Working Against Democracy And Want January 6 Commission, Polls Find
  • YouGov/The Economist: POLL What America Thinks
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Majority say January 6th was an attack on Democracy
  • Messaging this Moment: A Handbook for Progressive Communicators 
  • Race Class Narrative Action: Messaging This Moment: Mobilizing our base and persuading the middle on policing, protest and racial injustice; the do’s and don’ts of discussing policing and protests


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