Wed, 6 April 2016
TYT - 04.06.16: Cruz Cheating, Hillary Politico Interview, Obama Tax Loopholes, and Mississippi Travel ban
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 6, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: After Trump’s loss in the Wisconsin primary, he released a statement accusing Cruz of breaking election rules. The statement specifically points out that Cruz was coordinating with his own super PACs as well as those against Trump. In an interview with Glenn Thrush of Politico, Hillary revealed several things about herself as a person and politician, and how she feels about Bernie Sanders. Video of Hillary talking about the difficulties in her campaign because it’s hard for her to focus on herself. In the same interview, Hillary says Bernie might not even be a democrat. In order to move against tax-dodging corporate mergers, the Obama Administration is going after corporations using inversion deals. U.S. drug maker Pfizer Inc agreed on Tuesday to terminate its $160 billion agreement to acquire Botox maker Allergan Plc, as a result.
Hour 2: New York, Vermont, and Washington state have all banned official travel to Mississippi over the signed LGBT law allowing religious groups and some businesses to refuse service to gay couples. North Carolina passed a similar law that bars local governments from passing anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people. As a result, PayPal has pulled its plans to to expand to North Carolina. San Francisco has been fighting, and has succeeded, in family leave. The state pushed. The city board of supervisors unanimously passed a measure for 6 weeks of fully-paid parental leave for both parents.