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The Surreal News 9-10 AM Friday 4-20-18

Written by on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Joining Steve and Lew this week will be Democratic candidate for US Rep. Jan Schneider (above) who will first meet David Shapiro in the Democratic primary for the chance to challenge incumbent Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan. This will be the sixth time the Sarasota attorney has run for that seat on a platform including but not limited to the preservation of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security as well as supporting women’s rights and protecting the environment.

Later, Bart Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate for Public Citizen  will tell us about the latest attempts by Mick Mulvaney, acting head to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to defang that agency. Mulvaney once referred to the CFPB as a “sick, sad joke.” It seems the sickest and saddest joke of all was appointing him to head this vital agency.