In This Episode
First, Tommy and Ben discuss Trump’s quid pro quo with Ukraine, that country’s history with corruption, why Joe Biden was pushing to fire a Ukrainian prosecutor, and how this controversy could destabilize the Ukrainian government. Then they cover Trump’s call to pressure Australia, the shady ways the White House is restricting access to information, and how Mike Pompeo is complicit in all of it. Finally, they discuss China’s 70th anniversary celebration, the protests in Hong Kong, the latest with Iran, Brexit, and why John Bolton is criticizing Trump’s North Korea policy. Then former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron joins to discuss his new book For the Record, Brexit, and the future of democracy.
WaPo: “Jamal Khashoggi: A missing voice, a growing chorus”
Newsweek: “JAMAL KHASHOGGI SECRET INTERVIEW: THE SAUDI JOURNALIST’S VIEWS OF ISLAM, AMERICA AND THE ‘REFORMIST’ PRINCE IMPLICATED IN HIS MURDER”