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March 01, 2024
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Did the Supreme Court Just Save Trump?

In This Episode

Donald Trump and President Biden hold dueling events at the Texas border as the issue of immigration becomes a top concern for voters. Mitch McConnell says he’s stepping down from Senate leadership after years of enabling Trump. House Republicans’ sham impeachment investigation blows up in their faces. RFK Jr. gets a step closer to being on the ballot in Arizona and Georgia. And later, Strict Scrutiny’s Leah Litman stops by to talk about the Supreme Court’s latest gift to Donald Trump in the presidential immunity case.


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NYT: How Visiting the U.S. Border Became a Potent Form of Political Theater


Politico: Biden to visit southern border Thursday — the same day as Trump 


Axios: Biden and Trump unveil dueling border visits


CNN: Biden and Trump to visit US-Mexico border on same day this week


NPR: Biden is looking at options for the border. But he’s running into legal issues

WaPo: Biden and Trump head to the border for dueling visits Thursday

WSJ: Mexico’s Leader Looms Large in America’s Presidential Election




NYT: In Long-Awaited Testimony, Hunter Biden Assails G.O.P. Impeachment Inquiry


NYT: The Informant Turned Defendant Who Took Aim at the Bidens


WaPo: Hunter Biden testifies that he never involved his father in business


Axios: Hunter Biden skewers “baseless” GOP impeachment inquiry ahead of testimony


CNN Updates: Hunter Biden’s closed-door testimony in House GOP probe


CNN: House GOP skeptical Biden inquiry leads to impeachment as election draws near


The New Republic: Republican Rep. Admits Hunter Biden Case Is Probably a “Big Nothing”


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Axios: McConnell replacement race kicks off earlier than expected


Wapo: Mitch McConnell to step down as Republican Senate leader in November


Guardian: McConnell will back Trump to ‘improve path’ to Senate majority, colleague says


Hill: McConnell wrestles with difficult move: Endorsing Trump


ABC: Who might replace Mitch McConnell as the top Senate Republican?


NYT: McConnell to Step Down as Leader at the End of the Year


Politico: As McConnell steps down, Ukraine loses a powerful GOP mega booster


NYT: Prevailing on Ukraine Funding, McConnell Took Political Hits (2/13/24)


Hill: Biden says he’s sorry to hear McConnell stepping down: He ‘never misrepresented anything’


NYT: Senate Republican Blocks Bill to Protect I.V.F. Treatment 


TheHill: Republicans block bill to protect access to IVF




CNN: Super PAC supporting RFK Jr. says it has gathered enough signatures to put him on ballot in Arizona, Georgia 


WAPO: Pro-Kennedy super PAC says his name will be on ballots in Ariz., Ga.


NYT: They Could Decide the 2024 Election. If They Vote.


NYT: Young Voters Say Their Discontent Goes Deeper Than Israel and Gaza




CNN: Supreme Court to decide Trump immunity claim, further delaying election subversion trial


WaPo: Supreme Court to weigh Trump’s immunity claim in D.C. 2020 election trial


Just Security: How Long Will Trump’s Immunity Appeal Take? Analyzing the Alternative Timelines (2/06/24)


Axios: Supreme Court to hear Trump’s absolute immunity claim in Jan. 6 case


POLITICO: Supreme Court stalls Trump’s federal election trial while weighing his immunity bid