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Episode Info: Sam and the MR crew break down this week's biggest stories including Barr's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and Trump's latest efforts to spread Covid-19. On today's show: Trump upset, questions why he and his administration are not as popular as Fauci: "nobody likes me." Trump promotes anti-mask, pro-hydroxichloroquine doctor at Covid press briefing: "I thought her voice was important." Sam breaks down the GOP's so-called "HEALS Act." Primala Jayapal asks why Barr is concerned with unarmed peaceful protests and not armed white supremacist ones in Michigan. Ted Lieu explains to Barr why unmarked van arrests were unconstitutional. Cedric Richmond asks Barr about claims of ballot tampering. Mary Gay Scanlon takes down Bill Barr's "common sense" counterfeit ballot concerns, says experts say those concerns are false. On the fun half: Louie Gohmert, who refused to wear a mask, tests positive for Covid just in time to avoid getting on a plane with Trump. David Cicilline asks Barr if it's okay to tear gas peaceful protestors, Barr says it's okay under some circumstances. Bill Barr quibbles with Cicilline over the Navy vet beaten by federal officers; Barr says inspector general is investigating. Rank and file NEA member calls in to talk union opposition to including M4A in Democratic platform, spotlight progressive candidate for NEA president (norberg4neaprez.com). Gohmert claims wearing a mask gave him Covid. MAY 8: Gohmert flaunts not wearing a mask. On reopening schools, South Dakota Governor says research on masks is mixed. Local Sinclair TV stations getting ready to air conspiracy theory about Fauci and Covid. Peter Navarro keeps calling Covid "China virus" on CNN, gets booted from interview. Dave Rubin says the left is like Thanos. Ben Shapiro complains about women in Star Wars, says the dark side is only interesting part. Plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out the Brand New Majority Report Merch Shop https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com) The AM Quickie is now on YouTube Subscribe to the AM Quickie at https://fans.fm/amquickie Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out today's sponsor:Hunt a Killer reinvents the way we interact with murder mysteries. Right now, just for our listeners, you can go to huntakiller.com/majority and use promo code MAJORITY at check out for 20% off your first box. Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. https://discourseblog.substack.com/ Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s newsletter at theend.substack.com Check out The Nomiki Show at patreon.com/thenomikishow Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover, or on iTunes. Check out Jamie’s podcast, T...
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