As Progressive congressman Ro Khanna once again joins Thom, a fascinating discussion of the powers of Congress- are we building an Imperial Presidency based on the Republican-packed supreme court? Can pardons apply to impeachable crimes? Is the House oversight committee powerful enough to police federal government corruption?
Will the Roger Stone conviction of election crimes unlock the part of the Mueller Report we still have not seen? What would it take for the Senate to hold a secret impeachment vote? Will we ever repeal the so-called 'Patriot Act'?
Plus Thom reads from 'Why You Should Be a Socialist' by Nathan Robinson. And- Thom reprises his recent widely published article that charts how far down the road we are to an all-out oligarchy, and what to expect if we don't succeed in pushing back.