5/22/19: Pelosi holds meeting on Trump impeachment, Ben Carson implodes


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--On the Show:

--Ben Dixon, Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, fills in for David

--House Speaker Nancy Pelosi convenes an emergency meeting on the topic of impeaching Donald Trump; despite growing pressure, it appears as though Pelosi still doesn't support impeaching the president

--In the wake of draconian abortion bills being debated in red states, prosecutors in Georgia, Utah, and Missouri say they will not press charges against women who undergo abortion procedures

--Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testifies before the House Financial Services Committee and embarrasses himself when questioned by Congresswomen Katie Porter and Ayanna Pressley

--A new Gallup poll finds that 43% of Americans believe socialism would be good for the US and 51% think it would be bad for the country

--Nevada is closing in on becoming the 15th state to sign on to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact that would in effect render useless the electoral college system

--Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says on Twitter that American citizens "owe illegals nothing," yet based on the share of the tax burden, maybe it's the other way around

--The Internal Revenue Service says in a memo that it has no choice but to honor congressional requests for Donald Trump's tax returns unless the president invokes executive privilege

--Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announces during a graduation address that he will be paying down the student debt of the entire Morehouse College class of 2019

--On the Bonus Show: Rotating black holes might be portals for hyperspace travel, and much more...

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