POTUS JOKES, China PWNS NBA 10.8.19


In episode 490, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Ben Bowlin to discuss the GOP's flip flopping on Trump's call to China to investigate Biden, Trump blaming Ukraine call on Rick Perry, alcohol Tide Pods, James Harden apologizing to China, stories from the Joker screenings over the weekend, and more! Plus Robert Evan's joins to discuss Trump backing Turkey's plans to sweep the American-backed Kurdish forces.

FOOTNOTES:

1. GOP Can’t Seem To Get On Same Page On Trump’s Call For China To Probe Biden

2. This morning in the Florida Keys, @marcorubio was asked about the President calling on China to investigate @JoeBiden - see his answer

3. George Stephanopolous presses Republican Rep. Jim Jordan several times about whether he thought it was appropriate for Trump to ask China to investigate Joe Biden. Jordan would not directly respond.

4. Asked what he thought about Trump asking China to investigate the Bidens, @GOPLeader McCarthy gaslights: "You watch what the president said -- he's not saying China should investigate," he says.

5.Scoop: Trump pins Ukraine call on Energy Secretary Rick Perry

6. Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

7.America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato

8. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy

9. Glenlivet introduces alcoholic Tide Pods and we're all thinking the same thing

10. JAMES HARDEN APOLOGIZES TO CHINA After Rockets GM's Pro Hong Kong Tweets

11. WATCH: James Harden issues apology after tweet by team manager Daryl Morey

12. Box Office: ‘Joker’ Smashes October Record With $96 Million Debut

13. Moviegoer At Times Square Theater Reportedly Escorted Out Of ‘Joker’ Screening After Cheering On-Screen Murders

14.2 men arrested during ‘Joker’ screening at AMC theater in Chicago

15. ‘Joker’ Audience Self-Evacuates Long Beach Theater Because Of “Suspicious Subject”

16.'Noxious substance' released at Kitchener cinema where Joker, Downton Abbey playing

17. These Fake Joker Signs At Movie Theaters Are Getting Out Of Hand

18. WATCH: Little Simz - Venom

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