News Roundup & Comment

Date: July 5, 2024
Host: Jim Schneider
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Get caught up on the news from this busy holiday week by reviewing this edition of Crosstalk.  Here’s a sample from the stories that were presented:

–Democratic governors from across the nation descended on the White House Wednesday evening to speak with President Biden over his debate performance last week.

–President Biden told more than 20 Democratic governors that he’s in good health, with the exception of his brain function, while discussing the fate of his presidential campaign.    

–Embattled president Biden has had a rough life, much like Jesus Christ, according to a House Democratic ally of the president. 

–Now a third Democrat has called for Biden to drop out.  The latest is Congressman Seth Moulton.     

–Four editorial boards at major publications have called for Biden to drop out of the presidential race.

–Damon Lindelof, creator of the hit ABC series “Lost”, is urging Democrats to stop giving money to the Biden campaign and to party candidates overall.

–Abigail Disney, granddaughter of Roy Disney, one of the two original co-founders  of the Walt Disney Company, plans to stop all future donations to the Democratic Party as long as Biden is still the nominee.

–Biden told Democratic governors that he will no longer be scheduling events after 8pm so that he can get more sleep.

–The White House admitted that Hunter Biden was in the room as his father was preparing to deliver a prime-time address.

–Federal prosecutors Monday have requested stays on pending January 6th court cases in order to evaluate a recent Supreme Court ruling that limited their prosecutions of the rioters.

–Merrick Garland has already been found in contempt of Congress for refusing to provide audio tapes of Biden’s interviews with Special Counsel Robert Hur.

–Lebanon’s militant group, Hezbollah, said Thursday that it had launched over 200 rockets at multiple military bases in Israel in retaliation for Israel killing one of its senior commanders.

–Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected any Palestinian involvement in the leadership and administration of Gaza following the end of Israel’s war on the enclave.

–The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Donald Trump, holding in a 6-3 decision that presidents are covered by limited immunity from criminal prosecutions for actions taken while in office.

–Democratic New York Representative Joe Morelle announced Monday that he will file a constitutional amendment that will virtually invalidate the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on presidential immunity.

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