Politics War Room with James Carville and Al Hunt

Andrew Weissman and Kathleen Belew

October 8, 2020

In This Episode:

Andrew Weissman on Trump’s criminality and Kathleen Belew on the hidden threat of white supremacy 

The President and his team have been infected with the Coronavirus, giving new significance to the phrase October Surprise.  But even though James and Al think an electoral blow out is coming, it’s too early for Democrats to get comfortable— there are too many threats.  Guest Professor Kathleen Belew details the rise of white supremacist movements and their plans for overthrowing the United States, while former DOJ Fraud Section Chief Andrew Weissmann tells us that Bill Barr has downplayed the foreign plans to affect our elections.  Is our country at risk once again?

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Latest Books By Our Guests:

Kathleen Belew: Bring the War Home

Andrew Weissmann: Where Law Ends

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TIMELINE:

00:00 – Intro

01:30 – One incredibly long week

04:00 – Disease in the White House

08:00 – House and Senate predictions

11:45 – Crunching the voting numbers

19:00 – The hidden threat of white supremacy

23:30 – Pent-up frustation

29:30 – Oklahoma as a flash point

34:00 – The post-war bump in hate

38:30 – The banality of evil

42:30 – Bob Mueller’s failures

47:15 – Republican law and order

54:45 – Why did you lie to Congress?

1:00:45 – The Dunham investigation

1:08:00 – Audience Q&A

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