Feb 22, 2021
Brie speaks to Martin Luther King III, MLK Jr's oldest son, about how to hold the Democratic Party accountable to the "base" it largely ignores between campaign season. In particular, Brie asks about Joe Biden's leaked call with civil rights leaders, and what to do about Jim Clyburn, whose policy preferences often align more with Clyburn's donor base than the party's base.
Virgil and Brie weigh in on the status of Neera Tanden's OMB confirmation: What will Bernie do now that Joe Manchin has declined to confirm her, and how might this affect the ongoing negotiations around the fight to include a $15 minimum wage in the next COVID bill?
Also, our producer Ben catches us arguing about eggs.
Produced by Ben Dalton (@wbend).
Theme by Nick Thorburn (@nickfromislands).