77 minutes | Oct 7th 2020

54: Andrew Weissman on Trump's criminality and Kathleen Belew on the hidden threat of white supremacy

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The President and his team have been infected with the Coronavirus, giving new significance to the phrase October Surprise.  But even though James and Al think an electoral blow out is coming, it’s too early for Democrats to get comfortable— there are too many threats.  Guest Professor Kathleen Belew details the rise of white supremacist movements and their plans for overthrowing the United States, while former DOJ Fraud Section Chief Andrew Weissmann tells us that Bill Barr has downplayed the foreign plans to affect our elections.  Is our country at risk once again?TWEET YOUR QUESTIONS FOR JAMES AND AL TO @POLITICON AND THEY WILL ANSWER THEM ON NEXT WEEK'S EPISODE! Latest Books By Our Guests: Kathleen Belew: Bring the War Home Andrew Weissmann: Where Law Ends THIS WEEKS SPONSORS:HYDRANT (00:16:40:16)We’ve got a special deal for our listeners to save 25% off your first order: Go to DrinkHydrant.com/WARROOM  or enter our promo code WARROOM at checkout.MAGIC SPOON (00:40.25.14)Go to magicspoon.com/WARROOM to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code WARROOM at checkout to get free shipping.STEADY MD (01.06.22.07)Go to SteadyMD.com/WARROOM to take the FREE quiz and see which doctor is a perfect fit for you.  TIMELINE:00:00 - Intro01:30 - One incredibly long week04:00 - Disease in the White House08:00 - House and Senate predictions11:45 - Crunching the voting numbers19:00 - The hidden threat of white supremacy23:30 - Pent-up frustation29:30 - Oklahoma as a flash point34:00 - The post-war bump in hate38:30 - The banality of evil42:30 - Bob Mueller’s failures47:15 - Republican law and order54:45 - Why did you lie to Congress?1:00:45 - The Dunham investigation1:08:00 - Audience Q&A
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