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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 5th, 2018. For more go to http://www.tytnetwork.com/join.

Hour 1: Cenk, Ana, and Michael present on a smorgasbord of Wolff revelations. Trump taunts Bannon and denies he gave Michael Wolffe access. Wolff responds to Trump’s accusations and clarifies on specific points brought up during an interview on NBC’s Today, including Trump’s impulsive and lazy nature, and his staffer’s opinions of him. Sam Nunberg discusses trying to teach Trump the Constitution. Many staffers are rumored to leave now that the book has come out.

Hour 2: Cenk, Ana, and Aida Rodriguez host. Alex Jones has a meltdown over CNN host Brian Stetler, but goes even further than normal. Job creation results are in from 2017. Susan Collins flip flops on healthcare, and Sarah Sanders lies about Trump’s position on marijuana.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 4th, 2018. For more go to http://www.tytnetwork.com/join.

Hour 1: Cenk. More details in Michael Wolff's book: how stupid Trump is, how big of a child he is. Lawyers on behalf of President Donald Trump sent a letter Wednesday night to former White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon demanding he refrain from making disparaging comments against the president and his family. One of the craziest excerpts, and that’s saying a lot, in Michael Wolff’s upcoming White House tell-all is a dinner between Steve Bannon and deceased Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, in which Ailes tells Bannon that President Donald Trump “would jump through hoops” for both Rupert Murdoch and Vladimir Putin. This dinner also allegedly presented the two discussing Trump’s foreign policy acumen, or lack thereof, of the looming threat of China, as well as the creation of a brand new news network, which is alleged to have already counted Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly as two of its on-air personalities.

The problem here, to many, is who to trust. Ailes is dead and Bannon is disgraced.
The Hollywood Reporter’s co-president Janice Min stated on Twitter that Wolff’s transcript of the evening is totally on-point.


Hour 2: A new excerpt from Michael Wolff’s upcoming book "Fire and Fury" claims that President Trump made provocative comments about White House communications director Hope Hicks that sent her running out of the room. Hicks and former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski reportedly had an on-again, off-again relationship which appeared to be a source of controversy. Donald Trump on how far he would go to sleep with his friends’ wives. Virginia murderer was a neo-Nazi and tweeted about hating Jews and loving Hitler. Talks about pushing LGBT to commit suicide.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 3rd, 2018. For more go to http://www.tytnetwork.com/join.

Hour 1: Cenk & John. Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has described the Trump Tower meeting between the president’s son and a group of Russians during the 2016 election campaign as “treasonous” and “unpatriotic”, according to an explosive new book seen by the Guardian. Bannon, speaking to author Michael Wolff, warned that the investigation into alleged collusion with the Kremlin will focus on money laundering and predicted: “They’re going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV.” Trump tweets response to Steve Bannon. *Cenk predicts Jared Kushner flipping on Trump*

Hour 2: On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump’s time on the links when asked by Yahoo News reporter Hunter Walker what his biggest accomplishment there has been. “I think it would certainly be developing deeper and better relationships with members of Congress in which those relationships have helped push forward the president’s agenda ― specifically when it comes to helping get the tax reform and tax cuts passed,” Sanders said, adding, “He has played golf with a number of senators and used that time certainly to accomplish that.” Researchers from Dartmouth College, Princeton University, and the University of Exeter found that around one in four Americans visited a fake news website in the weeks before and after the 2016 election. The study notes that this consumption of fake news was “heavily concentrated among a small group”—almost six in ten visits to fake news websites came from just 10% of Americans, and that those visitors were deeply pro-Trump.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 2nd, 2018. For more go to http://www.tytnetwork.com/join.

Hour 1: Cenk. Sales of recreational marijuana are now legal under a 2016 voter initiative that created the nation’s biggest legal drug market. Even as lines begin to form at local dispensaries, LAPD officials are expected to hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss rules, regulations and enforcement of legal adult use and sale of cannabis.
It’s now also illegal to ingest pot and drive a vehicle under bill taking effect Jan. 1 that outlaws smoking and ingesting marijuana, just as it’s already unlawful for drivers or passengers to drink alcohol while driving. A separate law that took effect in June bars the possession of open containers of cannabis while driving. Fox & Friends: illegal immigrants will come to CA to smoke weed. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is publicly expressing concern for the same tax reform bill that he recently voted for. Rubio said the bill may help corporations too much and that the special counsel led by Robert Mueller should continue.

Hour 2: Cenk & Ana. The US has branded as "complete nonsense" Iran's accusation that its enemies have been behind a wave of violent protests sweeping the country. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had made the accusation in his first comments on the protests. US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley said the protests were "spontaneous", adding that the US planned to call an emergency UN meeting on the situation. The unrest began last Thursday and has seen 22 people killed. The demonstrations, which started in the city of Mashhad, were initially against price rises and corruption, but then began to express wider anti-government sentiment.

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