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December 7, 2020 37 min
E.J. Dionne Jr,. author, journalist, and long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, revisits his pre-election predictions and discusses the difference between Progressives and Moderates,  the transition into the White House, and new predictions for the Biden Administration. Timestamps: 2:32 E.J.’s presidential prediction from a past recording is revisited. 3:40 Does the Democratic party realize the mixed messages they’ve sent from the election? 5:11 Did the election say “no” to progressives? 7:57 E.J.’s prediction of how moderates and progressives will work together is revisited. 9:16 How will the Biden team work to bridge to the Republicans when necessary? 12:20 Should Biden lend an olive branch to the Trump Administration for progressing the country towards a vaccination? 14:12 Are there any members of the senate or house that actually believe the election was stolen from Donald Trump? 16:24 What are the main differences behind how the progressives and the moderates want to approach Biden’s presidency? 18:00 Biden’s $400,000 tax rate 20:15 Progressives vs Moderates and the handling of COVID-19 23:38 Progressives vs Moderates and the handling of China and Russia 25:10 Progressives vs Moderates and Troops in the Middle East 29:45 E.J.’s thoughts on Antony Blinken 30:14 E.J.’s thoughts on Linda Thomas-Greenfield 30:52 Jane's thoughts on John Kerry 31:10 E.J.’s thoughts on Avril Haines 31:52 E.J.’s thoughts on Jake Sullivan 32:58 E.J.’s thoughts on Janet Yellen 34:00 E.J. makes his final predictions on what the Biden Administration will achieve during this term ---------------------- Learn More: Politics: Meet Me in the Middle Follow Us on Twitter: @politicsMMITM Hosted by: Bill Curtis, Ed Larson and Jane Albrecht Produced and Edited by: Mike Thomas Sound Engineering by: Steve Riekeberg Theme Music by: Celleste and Eric Dick A CurtCo Media Production See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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