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Dinner Table Politics

May 23, 2019

Remember when Republicans were opposed to spending $1 to $2 trillion on prom barrel politics? Jim does, but Abby doesn't. President Trump's refusal to work with Democrats on an infrastructure bill reminds Jim of his father Bob Bennett's TARP vote (for) and stimulus package vote (against). The history of presidents working with Congress while under investigation also comes under scrutiny, with a review of the Independent Counsel Statute, the Saturday Night Massacre, and Abby's grandfather winning the coveted Iron Butt Award, which Abby wants to recreate using actual iron, welders, and butt models.