New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has had his arms full since 2020 between COVID-19 mandates and dealing with Jared Kushner and the Trump administration on securing PPE and ventilators for his state. Then got here the sexual harassment allegations and a subsequent bombshell report leveled at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
On the newest episode of The New Irregular, he shares his ideas on the entire above. So far as the Cuomo state of affairs is anxious, he simply has two.
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First, did he see or hear of any inappropriate conduct by Cuomo? No, he tells New Irregular co-host Molly Jong-Quick, he didn’t. And second, “appalled in all probability understates” his emotions on the matter. Molly does handle to get a 3rd thought on the subject from Murphy when she asks if he thinks Cuomo ought to resign, however that’s probably the most he’ll say.
Then, the convo pivots to a different urgent matter: COVID-19. Murphy, like many Individuals who help vaccination, are pissed off with those that don’t. Not a lot the actually uneducated camp however the Trump camp.
“It started within the Trump administration and now it’s uncontrolled. I’m undecided we are able to put the toothpaste again within the tube,” he says.
He additionally shares the primary motive he believes there’s a labor scarcity (trace: it has nothing to do with the $300 unemployment checks) and whether or not he thinks there might be one other lockdown.
Then, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), creator of the brand new expanded version of End Game: Inside the Impeachments of Donald Trump, joins to share his ideas on his Jan. 6-denying colleagues like Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL). “This can be a man who, his entire profession, has been taking any authorities profit from any one that wanted it, needed to shrink authorities as a lot as attainable. However on this occasion, on this lawsuit, he’s asking the courtroom for a authorities lawyer, proper?” says Swalwell.
Naturally, Swalwell has 99 emotions about former President Donald Trump, too, however whether or not the ex-president will truly run for once more isn’t certainly one of them. The midterm elections, although, are one other story.
Final however not least, Atlantic author Anne Applebaum, creator of Twilight of Democracy, explains how Hungary’s horrible Trump-y prime minister, Viktor Orbán, paved the way in which for Tucker Carlson.