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The BradCast w/ Brad Friedman

Brad Friedman

The BradCast w/ Brad Friedman
58 minAUG 7
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On today's 'BradCast':  Michelle Obama reveals that coronavirus, racial strife and the 'hypocrisy' of the Trump Administration has left her wrestling with 'low-grade depression'. We know the feeling, and we will get through this together.  Among the stories covered today:  OH GOP Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for COVID-19 before meeting with President Trump – if only we all could have meetings with Trump so we could also get access to rapid tests. Trump in Ohio speech touts 'economic prosperity' as another 1.2 million Americans filed for unemployment last week alone. It was the 20th straight week with more than 1 million jobless claims, and more than 31 million Americans out of work overall while enjoying Trump's 'economic prosperity.'  Three months after House Democrats passed an economic relief package, Senate Republicans and Trump White House have still failed to reach an agreement on keeping the economy afloat, after allowing expanded unemployment and moratoriums on evictions to expire. New York State Attorney General Letitia James sued the NRA, alleging massive financial fraud by its leaders, detailing gobsmacking levels of corruption and unlawful self-dealing by the NRA's leader Wayne LaPierre and four other top officials, and is seeking to dissolve the corrupt 'non-profit' organization.  New reporting reveals that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. has obtained financial documents from Trump's banker, Deutsche Bank, that are believed to contain evidence that Trump and the Trump Organization committed financial fraud. Also today: NOAA's new, updated hurricane forecast warns the already-record 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is likely to get worse. Plus Desi Doyen has our latest 'Green News Report'...