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Is it possible for an American Vice President to carry out a criminal enterprise inside the White House and have nobody remember? To have one of the most brazen political bribery scandals in American history play out before the country while nobody’s paying attention? In her first original podcast, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes back 45 years to dig into a story that got overshadowed in its day. There’s intrigue. Corruption. Envelopes of cash delivered to the White House. It’s a story that’s not well known, but it probably should be. Especially today. Bag Man. A Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC. Listen to the Peabody Award-nominated series now.

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Is it possible for an American Vice President to carry out a criminal enterprise inside the White House and have nobody remember? To have one of the most brazen political bribery scandals in American history play out before the country while nobody’s paying attention? In her first original podcast, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes back 45 years to dig into a story that got overshadowed in its day. There’s intrigue. Corruption. Envelopes of cash delivered to the White House. It’s a story that’s not well known, but it probably should be. Especially today. Bag Man. A Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC. Listen to the Peabody Award-nominated series now.

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4.8 out of 5
23.7K Ratings

23.7K Ratings

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History; the most important subject that should be taught in school

This amazing podcast just confirms what we all know; history will repeat itself as long as the nation refuses to study its past and learn from its mistakes.

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Can U Believe It!

I believe our country has been in trouble since 1993, we have gone through all kinds of mass murders , beatings , from the mafia, gangs all over the country including White House gangs that continue to bully our present president. He is the only one since 1993 that has taken action against people illegally coming into our country, n taking jobs from we the people, (family help, ) not becoming citizens like my family had to when they came in the 1880’s , these people that sneak in need to go through same emigration process as my family did, they should not be allowed to vote for at least 5 yrs n show they want to be an American . For the story on the people taken from the chicken factory n their children left behind , I’m sorry n feel sorry they went thru that ! It’s not torcher n if U believe that it’s the parents problem ! If they are in our country n not citizens they know that n they are the guilty ones n should of had plans made to have their children taken care of if they where not citizens where’s their green cards ? The parents, factory owners , the mayor , that town is responsible for those children, if ICE has gotten involved , then that factory as housed illegals who knows 20 years?Americans have complained n complained for years for our country leaders to do something about it , 9/11 proved that We are the sleeping Giant that’s still asleep, Who has allowed foreign people to be free to buy our lands ? Attend our colleges probably at tax payers expense? If congress can open president Trump bank accounts n other financial information then we Americans want all of congress to bring forth their financial information, n foreign stocks. We the people have the right to see all of it n tell us how many overseas stocks do U own n with who? Called foreign stocks ? As far as the news goes how much do u pay for your guests? I like how your stories change every night I watch! I also watched the 2 day Democratic debates # 1 our country will fail when unborn babies are allowed to be killed ( Roe vs Wade was back in 1993 it’s done it’s over n old history) . Democrats haven’t come up with anything better then Trump is doing for us now , n who’s going to pay for the free college they want for the younger generation, I checked on Obama care when I retired n the cost n coverage was well above my income , I still pay too much for dental n vision, what I know from the past is Democrats like to waste our tax dollars especially in congress they all need to be fired n renewed most of congress is old n get paid for not changing a darn thing since 1993! They swear they will fix things only to take raises create huge deficit for our country n we are in the same boat , the middle class looses! I worked almost 50 yrs , last 36 yrs as an Icu nurse , finally reached $35/hr, I worked on average with lots n lots overtime, I was a single mom with 3 children until my 40’s I helped my children thru college , lots debt , the worst times of my life was trying to work, Feed n keep my children safe ,attend college classes, n pay the electric bill which was always over 200/mon. This in the late 70”s thru 80’s , I had to sign up for foods stamps but when I went to get them , i had to sit n wait for 2 hrs , no line n when the person finally helped me she looked at me said I should get a job I told her I had a job but being female n white I got payed far less then the man who did the same or less work, I did! I’d work two jobs at times sew for people( really didn’t pay much but paid for gas n some groceries, i had an old msgestic cook stove n oven , cut wood n burned coal at night in it besides cooking n baking with it ! I’d chop the wood myself, this is in the late 70’s n thru the 80’s you’d think this was in the 20’s !. Anyway I finally received my Nsg degree but my electric bill remained outrageous! That’s the way it was. Well this is how I feel about how are government is , Democrats are bullies , their languages is bad, unkind n need to be fired those leaving now are only getting away before they are caught n blamed fo being lazy n collecting a paycheck!! I can’t believe what they complain about with president Trump, n they have held their positions for years , this includes the FBI n CIA n congress, even our justice system, haven’t done anything about damage n trouble inside our country that’s gone on way before Trump, n now watching the news is disgusting, what those running for office say! Bad language poorly dressed for their job, think they know it all! That’s how American has be come n I’ll guess their children are picking up same attitudes , it’s just disgusting , Gods going to show us how much he’s become disgusted with us ! Especially with killing unborn babies!

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Bag Man

Speechless, amazing, scary.... so pleased I took the time to listen to this entire piece of research. It sadden me to learn of all the corruption then and apply it to now. Hope and pray there is somewhere out there to help correct the present. EGOS are dangerous. Thank you!

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