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October 30, 2017

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–On the Show:

–The first half of our interview with Marc Sageman, former CIA operations officer and Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of Terrorism, who joins David to discuss the epistemology of counterterrorism

–Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, is indicted on twelve charges including conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, and working as an unregistered foreign agent, all as a result of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia

–Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, tries to distract from the indictment of Paul Manafort by saying on Fox & Friends that the country should be focusing on lies from the Clinton administration

–Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro says that in light of indictments being reached in the Trump-Russia investigation, it’s time to shut down the investigation and lock up Hillary Clinton

–New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says that a leak revealing Robert Mueller’s indictments in the Trump-Russia investigation could itself be a criminal act

–House Republicans consider a tax plan that would lower the cap on annual 401(k) contributions to $2,400 per year, although President Trump has promised that there will be no change to the 401(k) tax break

–Puerto Rico’s electric company cancels its $300 million contract with Whitefish energy after getting criticized by the power industry, FEMA, and elected officials including the island’s governor for being a crony deal to an unqualified company

–Voicemail compares Mel Gibson to a 93-year-old former Nazi Auschwitz guard

–On the Bonus Show: Las Vegas shooting victims struggle with medical costs, Egyptian authorities capture gay men using a dating app, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay amid harassment allegations, and much more…

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