Thursday, December 12, 2019

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the Russian investigation and subsequent testimony debunked right-wing talking points about a "deep state" conspiracy against Trump's 2016 campaign, but Attorney General William Barr has been pushing alternate narratives. National affairs correspondent at The NationJeet Heer, writes about Barr’s partisan attacks and the larger systematic problems that are being overshadowed. He joins me on the show today to unpack the Inspector General’s findings and what’s at stake.

In 1965, two intellectual giants debated race and American society in a famous televised debate at the Cambridge Union in England. Writer and Professor, Nicholas Buccola wrote all about the event’s history in his new book The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America. He joins me on the show today to talk about how race plays into the mythos of the American Dream in the debate and reverberations today.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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In the latest effort to defend Trump, the conservative TV channel One America News tried to bring a former Ukrainian parliamentarian who purported to have dirt on Biden to the US. Political reporter for The Daily Beast Betsy Woodruff Swan reported on the ploy and the international players. She joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

From Capitol Hill to the States, immigration has become a defining issue in American life and politics, especially under the Trump administration. Staff writer at Daily Kos Gabe Ortiz joins me on the show today to talk about the latest immigration news on accountability for border authorities who won’t give detainees flu shots, pushing back against the Trump policy forcing visa applicants to disclose social media information and more.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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The impeachment process moves along now that the Democrats have put forth two articles of impeachment—Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress. Independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties, Marcy Wheeler of EmptyWheel, has been following it all. She joins me on the show today to talk about impeachment and the report from the Inspector General.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened with impeachment, a new trade deal and more.  John returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and whole lot more, John is The Nation’s national-affairs correspondent, a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of The Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, from articles of impeachment to the Trump administration’s attempt to fast-track death penalty cases to Kentucky’s extreme anti-abortion law. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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Monday, December 09, 2019

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When the Southern Poverty Law Center reported on Trump adviser Stephen Miller’s white nationalist ties, it inspired calls for him to be fired from the White House. National Reporter at HuffPostChristopher Mathias, has been covering Stephen Miller and the efforts to stop him from influencing more policies. He joins me on the show to talk all about Miller and the representatives, senators and advocacy groups that want him to leave the White House.

Today, the House Judiciary Committee holds an impeachment hearing as we wait for the draft articles of impeachment. Executive editor at Above the Law and contributor to The NationElie Mystal, joins me to talk all about today’s hearing, the new report from the Inspector General and more.

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Friday, December 06, 2019

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This week, constitutional scholars including Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Michael Gerhardt, helped layout the process and stakes for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry. Gerhardt, who wrote Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know, explained why impeachment is a critical step and how Trump has dismissed the rule of law. He joins me on the show today to talk all about what impeachment entails.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with the Democrats preparing to draft articles of impeachment, Trump storming out of NATO and Kamala Harris leaving the presidential race.  Joining me today to help us wrap up the week in politics is Eleanor Clift the Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast, where she covers the White House and writes about politics and culture.  

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Thursday, December 05, 2019

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Noah Michelson, the Editorial Director at the new HuffPost Personal and Co-host of the Love + Sex Podcast returns to the show as he does every Thursday to help us close out the week with the stories making headlines over at HuffPost.

The House Judiciary Committee has taken up the impeachment inquiry baton and today House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans to start drafting articles of impeachment. Salon contributing writer and the force behind Digby’s Hullabaloo Heather“Digby” Parton has been covering the latest impeachment developments. She joins me on the show to talk all about it.

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019

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The impeachment inquiry enters a new phase today with experts testifying before the House Judiciary Committee and the release of the revelation-packed report from the House Intelligence Committee. Legal scholar and advocate, Prof. Jennifer Taub, joins me on the show to breakdown the report, the hearings and more.


This year’s summit in London marks the 70th anniversary of NATO. Meetings among world leaders devolved into Trump calling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "two-faced" and cancelling a news conference today. Editor-at-large at The Hill Steve Clemons joins me in studio today to talk all about NATO.

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