This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan once again discuss the Shutdown/Wall and Trump/Russia. Before that though, a bit on the fast food feast at the White House, another movie Sam watched, and a story of a broken iPad.
- (0:04:12-0:25:06) But First
- White House Fast Food
- Sam Movie: Sense and Sensibility (1995)
- Manu's iPad
- (0:25:42-1:07:02) Shutdown continues and repercussions:
- Pelosi cancels SOTU
- No emergency declaration?
- Polls are hammering Trump on shutdown
- McConnell strategy
- Impacts of the shutdown
- No deal in sight, how does this end?
- (1:08:11-2:02:08 ) Trump Russia Corruption
- Giuliani admits campaign colluded
- Giuliani strategy
- Putin meeting interpreter notes
- Trump non-denial on Russia
- FBI Counter-Intel investigation
- Collusion with middle east
- Trump vs Pence
- Emoluments clause
- Congressional prerogatives