Is there a political upside to Dems backing off court packing? No media outlets seem to be asking Republicans if they agree with Trump on refusing a peaceful transfer of power. And Michelle Gross of Communities United Against Police Brutality (CUAPB) tells us about the People’s Floyd Commission.

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Recapping Joe Biden’s speech on the final night of the DNC; Bob Kroll’s defiant refusal to resign/retire, and how forcibly removing him could be much more difficult than expected; election security.

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FYI Politics with Brett Johnson. Today Brett and Hamline University political science professor David Schultz break down the CD5 DFL primary between Ilhan Omar and Antone Melton Meaux. Also a conversation with Santita Jackson who will be hosting our new weekday morning show from 6-8 AM next week!

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Jacob Frey and Tim Walz clash over when the National Guard was deployed during the riots; Antone Melton-Meaux hit with a campaign finance complaint from the DFL, but Ilhan Omar isn’t exactly clean as a whistle either in the campaign finance department; early voting.

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What happens if RBG is unable to stay on the court before November? Why Brett thinks it may work better in the long run if Trump appoints someone rather than allows voters to decide like in 2016. Other miscellaneous news including Speedway bought out again, and the Bottineau Blue Line extension may be dead.

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How much could it cost St. Thomas University to go from D-III to D-I – and will taxpayers be footing the bills for facility upgrades for a private school? Also, why is the Mall of America’s parent group asking for bailouts? Brett also discusses the process behind getting an absentee ballot.

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Brett and Patrick discuss the Alabama GOP senate primary between Jeff Sessions and former college football coach Tommy Tuberville, as well as why money is pouring into Minnesota CD5 when Ilhan Omar is still the popular consensus candidate; Greta Kaul of MinnPost joins Brett to talk about the dramatic increase in poor neighborhoods in the…

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Officer Thomas Lane’s legal team has filed for dismissal of the case in his involvement in George Floyd’s death; Brett reads the account of his interview with investigators (listener discretion is advised).

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Brett speaks with organizer Anthony Hernandez about the efforts to recall Hennepin County DA Mike Freeman; Social Security expert Max Richman joins the show to discuss the controversial Trust Act which has garnered the support of Dean Phillips.

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Top state officials speak at a press conference about the death of George Floyd; Brett discusses the protests and reaction by MPD toward them, and Mark from Fridley brings his own insights from training – stating he was in the same training unit as Bob Kroll.

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“Minnesota now faces a $2.25 billion budget deficit due to coronavirus expenses; potential treatments and potential landmines; pros and cons of safe business reopening.” Aired May 5th, 2020 WATCH FACEBOOK LIVE REBROADCAST OR LISTEN TO PODCAST DISCUSSION Program: FYI Politics with Radio Host Brett Johnson-Minnesota and Local News, Politics and Issues. What is FYI Politics? Join Brett…

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On today’s episode of FYI Politics, Minnesota sees a rise in cases as a result of increased testing. Why wasn’t Pence wearing a mask at the Mayo Clinic? Why does the Coronavirus spread so rapidly throughout meat processing plants? How should Biden approach the Tara Reade accusations?

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Mitch McConnell wants to protect big business from coronavirus lawsuits if their workers get sick on the job (and Chuck Schumer may, or may not save the day); coronavirus challenge trials; Joe Biden’s sexual assault allegations.

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Trump spitballs was to combat the Coronavirus, including injections of disinfectant and getting light inside of people. An update on CoVID-19 in Minnesota. In the latter half of the show Brett is joined by Kevin Featherly of MN Lawyer to discuss changes to the court system and some potential shortenings of prison sentences.

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Today’s show opens with the press conference from Governor Walz. Out door activities are being reintroduced to the public amidst what some say is the flattening if the curve. Jeremiah Ellison, Minneapolis city council member, explains his proposal to forgive rent and mortgages.

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On today’s show Ali Fuhrman of Hennepin County Library Union open the show to discuss how the libraries of Minneapolis are handling CoVID-19. An emergency insulin act passes through both houses of Minnesota legislature. What’ll happen if a candidate drops out of the race for president after securing the primary? Potential vice presidential picks and…

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“Baseball in the age of COVID, Ellison goes after crooked landlords and cheap gas may be coming to an end.” Aired April 10th, 2020 Watch Facebook Live Rebroadcast or Listen to Podcast Discussion Program: FYI Politics with Radio Host Brett Johnson-Minnesota and Local News, Politics and Issues. What is FYI Politics? Join Brett Johnson weekdays…

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On today’s episode of FYI Politics. the empty spectacle of just appreciating service workers, The $2 trillion dollar slush fund oversight is toothless and a robo-voice to text dictation creates incredible nicknames.</description>

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On today’s episode of FYI Politics Brett and Erik discuss the topic of authoritarians with a sense of humor. How the coronavirus relief package has been a trojan horse for Republican policies. Should private equity firms be on the line for the failure of their companies.

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Today’s episode of FYI Politics opens with Tim Walz’s Covid-19 statement about his four executive actions. The pandemic looks to be getting worse by the day. Was MArk from Fridley hit by a heart attack gun? Is Biden’s strategy to hide the right play amidst rape allegations by Tara Reade and what appears to be…

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Today’s show is jam packed with content, Opening the show Governor Tim Walz announces a Shelter in place order for all of Minnesota beginning midnight Friday. Later Peter Solac of Woodland Stoves and Fireplaces joins Brett to discuss how his business is handling the Coronavirus.

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On today’s show Brett speaks with Julia Lurie of Mother Jones to discuss the medical supply rationing currently taking place in many California hospitals and what that may mean for the rest of the nation. What are ‘elective’ surgeries and what is being postponed during the Covid-19 pandemic? Tulsi is out of the presidential race,…

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The Trump administration wants to cut checks to Americans to stimulate the economy in the midst of coronavirus; potential airline bailouts; Brett is joined by Max Richman to discuss the consequences of a payroll tax cut.

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On today’s episode of FYI Politics, Brett talks all things Coronavirus. both state and federal government declare a state of emergency. How prepared is Minnesota for even an optimistic course of events? Brett compares Covid-19 with the conventional seasonal flu and Donald Trump gives a re-do press conference in the form of an infomercial for…

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Why are the Democrats making this debate easier for Biden? This should be a trial of fitness. Republicans move to cut funding to any library offering drag storytime. Is a &quot;return to normalcy&quot; what America really wants?

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Brett and Patrick discuss the coronavirus fallout as well as several bills at the state legislature including wakeboarding and a constitutional amendment to allow the MN legislature to call a special session without gubernatorial approval.

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