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April 5, 2021 49 min
Bill Curtis and Jane Albrecht invite Congressman Ted Lieu to the show to discuss the aftermath of the insurrection, his personal feelings on January 6th, 2021, and breaking down the Biden Infrastructure Plan.  Episode Timestamps: 1:57 Following up after the storming of the Capitol  3:00 Details on the day of the insurrection 3:57 The fear Ted felt 4:41 How the insurrection changed Ted 5:46 Feelings about the impeachment process 7:35 Diving into the decision not to convict the president 8:20 On two-thirds vote 9:14 14th Amendment Section 3 11:00 The second impeachment and not having enough bipartisan support 12:11 The effects on congress in the aftermath of the insurrection 13:19 A Less friendly congress 13:50 A deeper look into the actual feelings about “The Big Lie” and republicans from Ted’s POV 15:48 The Pivotal Aspects of HR1 17:43 Addressing the filibuster rule 18:38 The Next election, the filibuster, and consequences 20:12 The republicans didn’t stop the filibuster when they were in power 22:33 How much time does this congress have to get things done 24:38 The Biden Infrastructure Plan 26:14 Private Sector Bidding and charging the government 28:50 Electric Cars and Incentives 30:00 Home Care 32:33 Manufacturing 34:15 Federal Purchases 34:48 Housing 36:03 Research and development 37:13 Education and schools 39:39 Workforce development 41:17 Paying for the Biden Plan 43:19 Global Minimum Tax 44:39 Asian American Discrimination ---------------------- Learn More: Politics: https://www.curtco.com/meetmeinthemiddle Follow Us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/politicsMMITM Hosted by: Bill Curtis and Jane Albrecht Edited and Sound Engineering by: Joey Salvia Theme Music by: Celleste and Eric Dick A CurtCo Media Production https://www.curtco.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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