Thu, 7 January 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 7, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ben and Iadarola hosting. TYT’s field reporter Jordan Chariton questioned Jeb Bush about his tax policies that help the rich. Video of the series of questions that forced Jeb to ask if Jordan is a reporter or someone there to debate him. Questions about Ted Cruz’ qualifications to be president have been brought up by Trump, so other Republicans are wondering if this is a problem. Video of John McCain questioning the rule. Video of Rand Paul telling Kilmeade that Cruz is definitely qualified to be Prime Minister of Canada.
Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. Gov Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Porter Ranch over a methane gas leak that has been going since October due to SoCal gas company’s broken pipe. Regulations are being proposed to lower the chances of this happening again. Ana points out that they should’ve implemented these regulations before disaster struck. Ohio’s Att General has dropped his lawsuit against PP over disposal procedures of their medical waste, which wasn’t conducted by the organization. The AG backed off of the lawsuit because Planned Parenthood went after him first, knowing they had legal ground to stand on. Bristol Palin is in the middle of a child custody and child support battle with her latest baby’s father. He’s asking for joint custody and child support now that the newborn is here. In response, Sarah Palin has lambasted the military veteran, questioning his heroism.