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May 09, 2024
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Did a Worm Really Eat RFK Jr.'s Brain?

In This Episode

Dan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss Stormy Daniels’s latest round of testimony in Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Trump insults Jewish voters and prepares a huge giveaway to Big Oil. President Biden announces he won’t send offensive weapons to Israel if the IDF invades Rafah. RFK Jr. says doctors found a dead worm in his brain, and Marjorie Taylor Greene’s effort to ditch Mike Johnson goes down in a humiliating landslide. Then, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan talks with Lovett about all the big moves she’s made on antitrust and worker protections.


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Trump Trials

  • NYT: Live Updates: Stormy Daniels Leaves Stand After Hours of Searing Testimony
  • CNN: Stormy Daniels testifies in Trump’s hush money trial
  • PBS: 6 takeaways from Stormy Daniels’ testimony on what happened between her and Trump
  • WaPo: Opinion |  In court, Stormy Daniels pulled a Trump on Trump
  • NEWSWEEK: Trump’s Defense Made ‘Textbook Mistakes’ During Cross Examination: Attorney
  • USATODAY: Guilty? By nearly 3-1, Americans predict a Trump conviction, though some see unfairness



  • CNN: Biden says he will stop sending bombs and artillery shells to Israel if they launch major invasion of Rafah
  • Politico: Biden’s Big Best Hits Reality
  • Politico: Poll: Biden touts his four major infrastructure and clean energy laws. Voters doubt they’re working.
  • Navigator: A Majority of Americans Believe Trump Would Sign a Nationwide Abortion Ban Into Law



  • NYT: R.F.K. Jr. Says Doctors Found a Dead Worm in His Brain
  • Business Insider: We asked a parasite expert about RFK Jr.’s claim that a worm ate his brain. Here’s what they said.
  • MSNBC: RFK Jr.’s full intv with MSNBC’s Melber: 2024 race, Jan. 6, media, abortion & family
  • NYT: Johnson Survives Greene’s Ouster Attempt as Democrats Join G.O.P. to Kill It
  • New Yorker: How Marjorie Taylor Greene Raises Money by Attacking Other Republicans
  • Trump Truth on Wednesday afternoon