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August 14, 2023
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Indictment (Georgia's Version)

In This Episode

Donald Trump gets indicted for the fourth time for racketeering and other felonies in Georgia. Republican presidential candidates descend on the Iowa State Fair. Merrick Garland gives special counsel status to the U.S. Attorney investigating Hunter Biden. RFK Jr. floats a national abortion ban. And later, Representative Ruben Gallego stops by to talk about extreme heat in Arizona, and his campaign to unseat Kyrsten Sinema.

 

SHOW NOTES

 

TRUMP INDICTMENT

  • CNN: Exclusive: Georgia prosecutors have messages showing Trump’s team is behind voting system breach
  • WSJ: Atlanta Grand Jury to Hear Trump Case Early Next Week
  • NYT: What We Know About the Trump Election Interference Case in Georgia
  • NYT: Two Months in Georgia: How Trump Tried to Overturn the Vote
  • CBS: Timeline: The Trump investigation in Fulton County, Georgia
  • AJC: Jen Jordan, Bee Nguyen spotted at Fulton Courthouse
  • MSNBC: RICO and beyond: Fmr. federal prosecutor on charges Trump may face in Georgia
  • AJC: ‘Derogatory and false’: Fulton DA denies rumors circulated by Trump
  • Politico: Judge warns Trump: ‘Inflammatory’ statements about election case could speed trial
  • WaPo: Trump assails judge in 2020 election case after she warned him not to make inflammatory remarks
  • CNN: Takeaways from Judge Chutkan’s contentious first hearing in the Trump 2020 election case
  • NYT: Judge Limits Trump’s Ability to Share Jan. 6 Evidence
  • WaPo:  Judge Chutkan blows the whistle on Trump’s stay-out-of-jail plan – by Jennifer Rubin

 

IOWA STATE FAIR

  • NYT: Why the Iowa State Fair Matters 
  • WaPo: What the 2024 candidate appearances looked like at the Iowa State Fair 
  • Politico: The mystery of Vivek Ramaswamy’s rapid rise in the polls
  • NYT: The Iowa State Fair Saw Many G.O.P. Candidates but Only One Trump 
  • WaPo: In Iowa, DeSantis plows forward after early missteps and staff problems
  • NYT: Trump Leads G.O.P. in Iowa, but His Hold Is Less Dominant 
  • Politico: Why DeSantis’ team is bullish on Iowa 
  • Politico: Pence is having a moment. It’s all about Trump and Jan. 6
  • WaPo: In Iowa, Mike Pence delivers a powerful message against Trump 
  • The Atlantic: The Ritual Humiliations of the Iowa State Fair
  • The Guardian: ‘People just want change’: political circus at Iowa state fair can’t dispel civic discontent 
  • Politico: Rap songs, protests and pork chops: Top 5 moments at the Iowa State Fair  

 

HUNTER BIDEN

  • NYT: Garland Appoints Weiss as Special Counsel in Hunter Biden Inquiry
  • NYT: Republicans Wanted a Special Counsel Investigation of Hunter Biden. Now Many Oppose It.
  • NYT: Hunter Biden Says Prosecutors Reneged on Major Part of Plea Deal
  • Politico: Biden world resigned to a campaign shadowed by Hunter drama

 

RFK JR

  • Politico: RFK Jr. backs 15-week federal ban on abortion, then reverses himself
  • Jezebel: RFK Jr.’s Campaign Says He ‘Misunderstood’ Abortion Question That He Clearly Understood