The Whip Around Episodes (25)
One Last Whip Around 4/12/2019
This is it, our final episode of the Whip Around podcast. Today we have reaction by President Trump to the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Also a preview of Coachella this weekend, and Gary Baumgarten steps in to offer some final thoughts about the show.
Weekdays With Bernie
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders updated his 'Medicare for All' plan with an announcement in Washington on Wednesday. Plus, we pose the question: what are Instagram influencers to do for work if they are kicked off of Instagram?
Middle Of The Week Updates 4/10/2019
Attorney General William Barr has released his summary of the Mueller report, and now he's putting together a team to investigate why the Russia probe launched in the first place. We have an update on that doctor who got physically pulled off an airplane, and we say goodbye to a pair of NBA legends.
An Attorney Under Oath 4/9/2019
Attorney General William Barr is set to answer questions on Capitol Hill today that are supposed to be about the budget, but could likely have to do with the Mueller report and his summary of it. Plus, President Trump will welcome another world leader to the White House today.
Sunday Night Pink Slip 4/8/2019
Former DHS secretary Nielsen submitted her resignation to President Trump last night as the situation on the southern border with Mexico continues to be a difficult one. We'll talk about her ouster and look back at her controversial time as leader of the agency.
Another Newsy Week In The Books 4/5/2019
Today we have a quick recap with updates to a few stories we've discussed over the week. We'll also talk about Justin Bieber's Instagram and Jeff Bezos' divorce. Thanks for listening and happy Friday!
Can't Touch This
We talk about Joe Biden reacting on Twitter to accusations about unwanted affection, Fox News Channel hosting a special town hall style event with a potential presidential candidate, and why the phrase 'Make America Great Again' might be on the way out.
Inappropriate Touching 4/3/2019
Two more women have now come forward to say former vice president Joe Biden creeped them out with inappropriate behavior in the past. There is some speculation that it could be Democratic candidates who are pushing these stories in order to sink a potential Biden 2020 campaign.
Avocados And Alarm Clocks 4/2/2019
A number of hot topics on today's show including President Trump's recent threat to shut down the U.S. border with Mexico. We'll talk about why you should be saving baby teeth, and buying an old school alarm clock.
Too Close For Comfort 4/1/2019
Former vice president Joe Biden is being accused of inappropriately touching a female politician in Nevada back in 2014. We'll also talk about why the police are protesting today in Chicago. Plus, why you should be on the look out for wacky social media posts today.
Newsy End To A Newsy Week 3/29/2019
President Trump spoke in front of a group of eager supporters in Michigan for the first time in a rally since the release of the Mueller report. Plus the president offered comments regarding a proposed cut to the Special Olympics. Also, Kate Beckinsale is commenting on why she deleted her Instagram.
The President Picks Up The Phone 3/28/2019
President Trump called Fox's Sean Hannity last night for his first interview since the Robert Mueller report summary came out. Also if you haven't heard about the Cardi B drama on Instagram we have an update on that and how men and women are held to different standards in our society.
Jussie’s Version Of Justice 3/27/2019
All charges have been dropped in Chicago against actor Jussie Smollet and many in the 'Windy City' are wondering why. Democrats are wondering what their next moves should be following special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Also, the NFL wondering if China might be a good spot for a game.
Winners And Losers Of The Mueller Report 3/26/2019
Today we pour over the latest reaction to the special counsel's report following the investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign. Sure the president seems like the winner here, but who looks the worst? Plus, you won't believe how much money we spend in online shopping while drunk!
A Report On The Report 3/25/2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016. The attorney general who received and reviewed it says there was in fact no collusion. The president is happy, but some Democrats aren't sold quite yet, we have the full update.
What Did We Miss? 3/22/2019
It's the end of the week so on today's show we'll get to a few fun stories that we couldn't fit in during the week. There are some updates on President Trump's recent feuds with a couple of different families, and we discuss what climate change is revealing up on Mount Everest!
Husband Vs. Boss
President Trump is in a very public feud with George Conway, the husband of his counselor Kellyanne Conway, and things are getting awkward. Plus, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is officially under way, as calls grow louder for college athletes to be paid.
What’s The Big Idea? 3/20/2019
A few different Democratic candidates for president have ideas on how they would possibly change the Supreme Court, the voting age, and even the Electoral College. Plus the current president had some interesting words for a late senator this week.
Whipped From The Headlines 3/19/2019
Vice President Mike Pence has his sights on Nebraska today, President Trump will have an interesting news conference with another world leader, and many Democratic candidates have big plans for Michigan. We take a look at a number of news items for your Tuesday on the 'Whip Around!'
Friday With Tyrus & Timpf
Tyrus and Kat Timpf join the show as we recap what was a very big full week of news. Topics on the table include the college admissions cheating scandal and Mitt Romney's weird way of blowing out his birthday candles. Happy Friday and thank you for listening!
You Are Now Cleared For Grounding 3/14/2019
We are looking at some of the reaction to President Trump's decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes after two have them have crashed in the last few months. We talk about why those wireless ear buds might not be as cool as they look. Plus celebrating Pi Day, so get out the calculators.
Operation Varsity Blues 3/13/2019
Federal investigators revealed a whopper of a scandal on Tuesday—rich and powerful parents were paying so their kids could get into prestigious colleges. Also, an update on the esports world and one woman who has made a splash on the video game scene.
The Possibility of Impeachment 3/12/2019
There is a group of House Democrats who says it is ready to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump. The group has a major problem though: the House speaker. Today we talk about those who want to impeach, and those who don't.
The President’s Request 3/11/2019
The White House budget proposal drops today and we already have gotten a look at what President Trump would like to see happen for fiscal year 2020. I had to take You'll hear comments from the Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow about this plan.
Girl Power 3/8/2019
Today we are celebrating International Women's Day with stories all about women. From the world's youngest billionaire, to the world's oldest social media sensation, women are powerful, and we are honoring them today!