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January 31, 2024
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Trumpworld Takes on Taylor Swift

In This Episode

Strict Scrutiny’s Leah Litman joins Jon Favreau to puzzle through the right’s new Taylor Swift obsession, take stock of Donald Trump’s mounting legal problems, and explain why some Republicans are threatening a new civil war over the Supreme Court’s border ruling. Then, Dan Pfeiffer speaks to Biden-Harris deputy campaign managers Quentin Fulks and Rob Flaherty about their plans to mobilize voters, fight disinformation, and win the election.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

TRUMP TRIALS

 

E JEAN CARROLL

 

  • NBC | Reuters: Trump lawyer backs off idea that E. Jean Carroll judge had conflict
  • NYT: Carroll Promises to Do ‘Something Good’ With a Fortune Won From Trump
  • WaPo: Trump’s next steps after the $83 million defamation damages verdict
  • WaPo: GOP struggles to account for E. Jean Carroll verdict against Trump
  • Atlantic: The Grim Aftermath of the E. Jean Carroll Verdict
  • NYT: $83 Million Verdict Renews Spotlight on Trump’s Finances

 

FRAUD

 

  • Bloomberg: Trump Cash Stockpile at Risk From $450 Million Dual Verdicts
  • NYT | NBC: Trump lashes out at financial monitor in business fraud case after she reports errors
  • AP: Dissolving Trump’s business empire would stand apart in history of NY fraud law

 

FANI WILLIS

 

  • NYT: The Accusations Against the Atlanta Prosecutor Fani Willis: What We Know
  • APNEWS: Could Georgia’s Fani Willis be removed from prosecuting Donald Trump?
  • 11ALIVE: These are the Georgia senators who will investigate Fulton DA Fani Willis over alleged misconduct
  • Guardian: Georgia lawmakers advance bill that could punish Trump prosecutor

 

14TH AMENDMENT CASES

 

  • CNN: Bipartisan Illinois election board dismisses 14th Amendment case against Trump
  • ABC NEWS: Trump can stay on Illinois 2024 ballot after 14th Amendment challenge, officials say
  • NYT: Trump Stays on Ballot in Illinois, State Board Rules
  • CNN: Retired conservative federal judge urges Supreme Court to disqualify Trump from office
  • WaPo: Colorado voters press Supreme Court to bar Trump from return to office
  • CNN: Colorado voters emphasize January 6 violence as they urge Supreme Court to keep Trump off the ballot

 

IMMIGRATION

 

  • WaPo: Republicans now say it might be okay to ignore the Supreme Court
  • Business Insider: A convoy calling themselves ‘God’s army’ en route to the Texas border to stop migrants has raised $138,000 in donations
  • The Atlantic: The Supreme Court Has Itself to Blame for Texas Defying Its Orders
  • CNN: What Texas is (and is not) doing to defy a Supreme Court setback
  • The Nation: GOP Border Theatrics Have Escalated to Threats of Civil War
  • USA Today: 25 states with Republican governors sign letter supporting Texas in border control fight: What to know
  • AP: Biden administration renews demand for Texas to allow Border Patrol to access a key park
  • WaPo: What history tells us about Greg Abbott’s defiance of the Supreme Court
  • NBC | Reuters: Trump lawyer backs off idea that E. Jean Carroll judge had conflict
  • NYT: Carroll Promises to Do ‘Something Good’ With a Fortune Won From Trump
  • WaPo: Trump’s next steps after the $83 million defamation damages verdict
  • WaPo: GOP struggles to account for E. Jean Carroll verdict against Trump
  • Atlantic: The Grim Aftermath of the E. Jean Carroll Verdict
  • NYT: $83 Million Verdict Renews Spotlight on Trump’s Finances