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January 12, 2023
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“The House that MAGA Built.”

In This Episode

The MAGA House is off to a rough start. George Santos isn’t going anywhere. Joe Biden deals with a classified documents discovery a bit differently than Donald Trump. And then Congresswoman Katie Porter joins the pod to talk about her run for the US Senate.


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Show Notes



  • Punchbowl News AM: It’s “A” committee time
  • NBC: Republican House will vote on bills to curtail abortion and immigration 
  • Punchbowl News AM: The coming brawl over committees
  • NYT: Divided House Approves G.O.P. Inquiry Into ‘Weaponization’ of Government
  • WSJ: GOP-Led House to Probe Alleged White House Collusion With Tech Giants
  • Politico: House establishes tough-on-China select committee 
  • NYT: House Republicans Vote to Rescind I.R.S. Funding
  • Insider: House Republicans voted to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics, and George Santos said it was ‘fantastic’
  • Roll Call: For new GOP House majority, a focus on abortion messaging



  • NBC: Biden aides find second batch of classified documents at new location
  • CBS: U.S. attorney reviewing documents marked classified from Joe Biden’s vice presidency found at Biden think tank
  • AP: A side-by-side look at the Trump, Biden classified documents
  • NYT: How the Discovery of Classified Files in Biden’s Office Compares With the Trump Case
  • Reuters: Biden ‘surprised’ about finding of classified documents, vows cooperation
  • CBS: Biden docs revelation fuels Republicans as they flex new power
  • Fox: Pence slams ‘double standards’ in handling of Biden documents by DOJ and media
  • AP: Trump probe may be complicated by documents at Biden office
  • Fivethirtyeight: How popular is Joe Biden?
  • Investor’s Business Daily: Biden Job Approval, Direction Of Country