Today on Stand Up!
Republicans in the House of Representatives are having a rough time finding someone to be the new Speaker of the House. We spoke to the host of SiriusXM POTUS’ “Morning Briefing,” Tim Farley, about Kevin McCarthy’s withdrawal from that process and just how the Congressional GOP will pull themselves out of this tailspin.
John Kay is a visiting professor of economics at the London School of Economics and a fellow of St. John’s College, Oxford University. He’s written the new book, “Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance,” which is out now. Today, he took Pete inside the pages of his book and the week’s top stories from the financial world.
The Voting Rights Act seems to be rapidly eroding, and has become an easy talking point for Republican Presidential candidates. Pete talked to Ari Berman, Contributing Writing for The Nation and author of “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America,” about Alabama, a state at the forefront of the movement to walk back the rights of voters.
Tom Foreman is an Emmy Award winning journalist, reporter and anchor for CNN and he’s also the author of “My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, A Daughter and a Ridiculous Plan.” He shared stories from the book.
Now, if you’ll excuse me I have to welcome Mr. Personality himself, Alan Gillette.