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The Surreal News 9-10 AM Friday 1-13-17

12 January 2017 General


Joining Steve and Lew this week will be  Craig Holman (above), a government ethics expert with Public Citizen in Washington DC. Considering his area of expertise, the next four years promises to be very busy for him. He was on the show a little more than a month ago to talk about potential conflicts of interest posed by President-elect Donald Trump, which not been resolved. This time we will focus on his cabinet nominees, several of whom are also billionaires with vast holdings.

Later, Scott Blaine Swenson, who is  VP for Communications  for Common Cause,  will discuss voting rights (or the eroding of them for some) and how it can be that in he past five national elections, two have been won by the candidate with the fewer votes.