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Sara Nelson on union power. Pete Buttigieg on government shutdown, Horrifying GOP budget.
Association of Flight Attendants' President Sara Nelson came out swinging for the American worker. Pete Buttigieg blames GOP for any government shutdown. The Republican budget is horrifying.
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Topics covered on the show today.
Association of Flight Attendants Prez Sara Nelson nails the union message in the Ali Velshi interview: The union movement is starting to hit its stride. Messaging from union leaders like Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants, is making a difference. [More]
Pete Buttigieg itemizes the effects of a Republican shutdown but fails to point out media failure: No one is better than explaining the administration's policies like Pete Buttigieg. He made it clear Republicans would be responsible for a government shutdown. But he failed to call out the media for a poll where Americans would blame Democrats. [More]
Proposed Budget Offers Horrifying Vision of What Republicans Would Do If They Could: It’s tempting to ignore a budget resolution released just days before the start of the fiscal year that it’s meant to guide, and amid the chaotic debate around a short-term extension of government funding to avoid a shutdown. But House Budget Committee Chair Jodey Arrington’s proposed budget is important for what it illustrates about House Republicans’ disturbing vision for the country: health care stripped away from millions of people, higher poverty and hunger, capitulation to climate change, more tax cheating by high-income people, and large-scale disinvestment from the building blocks of opportunity and economic growth—from medical research to education to child care. It would narrow opportunities, worsen racial inequities, and make it harder for people to afford the basics. It reflects the wrong priorities for the country and should be roundly rejected. [More]
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