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The Success of Trump’s Sedition | The Weekly Dumpster Fire - #69
Trump's attempts to stage a coup finally materialized, resulting in thousands of his supporters "breaking into" the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and interrupting Congress in the process.
Am I Not Turtley Enough for the Turtle Club | The Weekly Dumpster Fire - #68
A recap of the past week in politics with a new guest: Baris Gursakal. Happy 1st Birthday to Ride The Fence!
The Coup | The Weekly Dumpster Fire - #67
The second COVID-19 relief bill is stopped by Trump, most of Washington gets vaccinated, travel to and from the UK is halted due to a variant of the coronavirus, Romney keeps posturing, Barr denies special counsel for election fraud, Newsmax and Fox News backtrack on fraud claims, Biden announces another handful of cabinet members, Alexei Navalny releases audio from a conversation with the man who attempted to kill him, and more.
Trump Lost: Get Over It, Snowflake | The Weekly Dumpster Fire - #66
The Electoral College declares Joe Biden the winner, Attorney General Bill Barr resigns, federal executions continue, Biden and Harris are named TIME's "Person of the Year," Congress continues the fight over a second stimulus bill, Steve Schmidt reaches out to AOC, the Proud Boys protest in a "Stop the Steal" march, the FTC sues Facebook and others for violating antitrust laws, and more.
Who Won the Election? | Tearing Down the Fence: Memphis, Tennessee
Many people do not seem to be able to accept the election results, so we decided to go out and ask a simple question: who won? This episode was filmed in Memphis, TN.
Trump Announces 2024 Bid for Presidency | The Weekly Dumpster Fire - #65
Rudy Giuliani tests positive for COVID-19, Joe Biden continues to announce horrific cabinet picks, Austin Mayor Steve Adler tells his city's residents to stay at home from his family vacation in Mexico, the House moves to decriminalize (not legalize) marijuana, Michael Flynn encourages the use of martial law, Trump announces his 2024 bid for president, and more.