FYI Politics with Brett Johnson
Weekdays 2-3 PM
Join Brett Johnson weekdays from 2-3 PM for a Minnesota political news talk show that covers more than just presidential politics. While the show will chronicle some of the underreported national news stories, Brett puts an extra emphasis on state and local government in Minnesota. It’s an area of that often gets little attention in the news cycle despite having a far bigger impact on your day-to-day life than what happens in Washington. So each day Brett will speak with journalists, political analysts, activists and politicians as we discuss how government affects you.
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…
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.
Brett is aghast at the “open the economy back up” rhetoric from the White House; Bruce Y. Lee of Forbes joins to debunk COVID-19 conspiracy theories.
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,…
Today’s episode of FYI Politics begins with a discussion on the various proposals on how to respond to the Covid-19 virus. How are Americans preparing for the inevitable?
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.