Welcome to ORLYRADIO #155 recorded Friday, May 19th, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects, Stephen Griffith, David O’Connor.
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Day 110 Tuesday 5/9/2017 President Trump fires FBI Director Comey https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/comey-misstated-key-clinton-email-evidence-at-hearing-say-people-close-to-investigation/2017/05/09/074c1c7e-34bd-11e7-b373-418f6849a004_story.html?utm_term=.2b83c51cfd0e
Day 112 Thursday 5/11/2017 Trump has now admitted he fired Comey because of the Russia investigation “When I decided to just do it I said to myself, I said, ‘You know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made-up story.’” https://www.vox.com/2017/5/11/15628276/trump-comey-fired-russia
Day 113 Friday 5/12/2017 Trump lawyers: Tax returns show no income from Russia with few exceptions http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/333105-trump-lawyer-claims-his-tax-returns-show-no-income-from-russia-with
Day 114 Saturday 5/13/2017 The Press Secretary of the United States of America refuses to deny that Trump is recording guests at the White House who have meetings with him in the Oval Office. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/05/12/sean-spicer-wont-deny-president-trump-is-recording-his-oval-office-guests-thats-untenable/
Day 115 Sunday 5/14/2017 White nationalist Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing protesters defending Lee statue https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/alt-rights-richard-spencer-leads-torch-bearing-protesters-defending-lee-statue/2017/05/14/766aaa56-38ac-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html
Day 115 Sunday 5/14/2017 Trump thinks that exercising too much uses up the body’s ‘finite’ energy Trump’s views on exercise were mentioned in a New Yorker article this month and in “Trump Revealed,” The Washington Post’s 2016 biography of the president, which noted that Trump mostly gave up athletics after college because he “believed the human body was like a battery, with a finite amount of energy, which exercise only depleted.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/trump-thinks-that-exercising-too-much-uses-up-the-bodys-finite-energy/2017/05/12/bb0b9bda-365d-11e7-b4ee-434b6d506b37_story.html
Day 115 Sunday 5/14/2017 Trump’s 21st visit to a golf course since his administration began.
Day 116 Monday 5/15/2017 Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/2017/05/15/530c172a-3960-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html
The president rarely surfs the web on his own, but his staff have made a habit of slipping news stories on to his desk—including the occasional internet hoax.http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/15/donald-trump-fake-news-238379
Day 117 Tuesday 5/16/2017 Three administration officials conceded that Trump simply did not possess the interest or knowledge of intelligence gathering to leak specific sources and methods that would do harm to United States allies. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/us/white-house-staff.html
Day 118 Wednesday 5/17/2017 Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Bob Mueller to oversee the investigation of Russian interference in election.(NBC News / New York Times / Washington Post / Politico)
...oh and the permafrost is melting threatening the doomsday seed bunker and Antarctica is becoming green with moss....
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