Aggressive Progressive

Aggressive Progressive

Honesty is a lost art. Chris Hahn is a progressive political commentator, radio personality and attorney based in NY.  A former aid to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Chris's views are informed from experience. He doesn't mince words and he knows what it takes to defeat the right wing extremism that appears to be on the march. The weekly podcast is informative, entertaining and opinionated ... Show More

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September 17, 2019 63 min

This week, Chris looks back on Trump's behavior on 9-11 and shares his memories of that horrible day. Plus Chris talks Politics with Conservative pundit Amy Holmes and has a bonus monologue on Health Care... 

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September 10, 2019 50 min

Chris speaks to guest David Weissman an Army Veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan and was a die hard Conservative Trump supporter until comedian Sarah Silverman led him out of the wilderness..  plus another week of lies from the lying liar in chief...

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September 3, 2019 53 min

This week Chris discusses Trump's latest cruelty and wonders if the administration can get any lower. He also ponders Trump's response to national emergencies. Daily Caller White House Correspondent Amber Athey joins to discuss her article that outlines serious ethical concerns in at the Knights of Columbus.

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August 27, 2019 57 min

This week Chris discusses how the nation is growing tired of Trump's act and suggests the end is near.  Author and columnist Grant Stern joins the conversation. Stick around for the last segment as Chris discusses how a Ringo Star concert featuring the Men @ Work's Collin Hay triggered memories of growing up in the evangelical world... 

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This week Chris blast Trump's immigration policy as un-American. he discusses how Trump's policy ignores market forces that drive people to the US and asks if that's Trump's embrace of socialism. CNN & HLN's Janet Johnson joins the discussion.

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August 13, 2019 40 min

Chris is back from Italy.... This week he discusses Trump's failure to understand his role as Head of State and how his mishandling of the El Paso massacre is just the latest example of how the President doesn't get that he has three unique rolls, Head of Party, Head of Government and Head of State. Chris also discusses the state of the Democratic Presidential Primary and echo's Bill Maher's brilliant editorial rega... Read more

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This week Chris discusses where we are politically, how we got here and what comes next.  Chris asks how history will view this error 15 years from now.   

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July 30, 2019 44 min

This week Chris discusses Robert Mueller's testimony before the House Judiciary and Intel Committees Former Watergate Assistant Special Prosecutor and frequent MSNBC guest Jill Wine Banks provides her insight into the testimony and what it means going forward, 

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July 23, 2019 62 min

Chris is clear on his rebuke.of Trump's racist attacks on "The Squad" and asks why more Republican's aren't calling him out. Plus Guest Liz Claman of Fox Business joins the show to discuss Building Home's for Heroes

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July 16, 2019 58 min

This week Chris tee's off on Trump;s border detention policy. Former Washington Post Columnist and progressive pundit Cathy Areu joins in, plus listen to the end for a bonus rant from hijacked his radio show...

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July 9, 2019 22 min

This week Chris discusses how Trump's 4th of July Bash was yet another example of his personal insecurity. He also continues his discussion of the inevitable demise of Mike Pence as a running mate in 2020. Chris also discusses the loss of his younger brother. 

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July 2, 2019 42 min

This week Chris welcomes guest David Cay Johnsron who has documented Trump for over 30 years.  Chis reminds progressives to push back on conservatives that question their love of country and breaks down the Democratic Debates  

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June 25, 2019 45 min

This week, Chris talks about Trump's near war with Iran and asks when the Trump Cult will look up from their Kool-Aide and realize he's failed them on Key initiatives/ Chris Welcomes guest Brian Weisfeld a Ted X Talk alumnus and former leader of IMAX to discuss his latest project which hopes to empower young girls... 

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June 18, 2019 44 min

This week Chris discusses Trump's latest efforts to entice foreign powers into supporting his failing campaign for re-election. Plus is it time for a generation other than the Boomers to have there chance at power? Guest Jordan Chariton joins to discuss Bernie Sander's policy speech...  

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June 11, 2019 56 min

On this Episode, Chris discusses Trumps face saving end to the tariff standoff with Mexico, weighs in on Iowa and Biden's Hyde Amendment reversal and calls the straight pride parade what it is... a place for closet cases to celebrate.... Plus an interview with best selling author, columnist and political pundit Ells Henican and a bonus rant on the state of our political discourse..  

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June 4, 2019 42 min

On this episode Chris gives his unique take on where we are now that Mueller has finally spoken. Guest Janet Johnson of HLN joins the discussion of this and Trumps disastrous Mexican tariff plan 

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May 28, 2019 42 min

This week Chris asks if the President's actions in obstructing Congress have brought us to a point where Congress has no choice but to Impeach. Maybe that's exactly what Trump wants. Guest Sarah Burris from Raw Story joins the conversation to discuss Media in the age of Trump.

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May 21, 2019 53 min

This week Chris welcomes former Howard Stern Show Staffer KC Armstrong who discusses why he left the show and reveals for the fist time why he hasn't been back on the show the past few years. Chris also discusses the Alabama Anti-Choice bill. 

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Chris discusses his belief that Jerry Falwell Jr. was blackmailed by Michael Cohen into endorsing Donald Trump in 2016. Or maybe he's just a fraud. Chris discusses Libertarian in the age of Trump with special guest Matt Welch from Reason Magazine. 

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May 7, 2019 33 min

In this weeks episode, Chris blasts AG Bill Barr for his failure to honor Congressional requests and has choice words for the pathetic display Congressional Democrats put on in response. Chris urges Congressional Dems to understand the game has changed and they need to play by the new rules. He has some good things to say about Senator and Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris and how she handled the hostile witness Bill Barr was.  A... Read more

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