This week on BTL, Brent makes his triumphant return. (Remember him?!) We give the play-by-play of who’s claiming they know the play-by-play of Don Jr.’s meeting with Russian officials, discuss the Kirstjen Nielsen “triumphant” trip to Puerto Rico to thank everybody for definitely not bungling the recovery efforts, and go deep into the Netroots-fueled 2020 speculation-mania! Plus there are primaries Tuesday, and don’t worry, John Kelly’s given up completely so his facial expressions will be around for years to come.
In Which We Discuss:
1. The government is now open, so it’s time to re-record the voicemail at the White House comment line!
2. Enjoy Tuesday’s SOTU address with a side Watergate
3. When will the world’s richest people open their arms to Trump? Apparently not at Davos.
4. As always, the best way to insure having a sexual predator on your payroll is to employ a “faith adviser”
5. Claire McCaskill looks to continue her run of being the luckiest Senate candidate in America
6. The Guggenheim sends the president their piece de resistance: a golden toilet called “America”
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