Daily Show Prep: Wednesday, August 30


U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly is selling stock in family business that outsources to Mexico – 95.3 MNC

An Indiana senator who is a longtime critic of outsourcing jobs to foreign countries says he’s finalizing his sale of stock in a family arts and crafts business that operates a factory in Mexico.

Trump Staff Turnover Normal, Abnormal: Too Soon to Tell | National Review

The average turnover rate at the end of each president’s first term is 72 percent, meaning that an average of 44 staffers leave the White House in the first four years.

Clinton’s Failed First Year As President | The Daily Caller

Harvey’s death toll climbs in Texas; at least 21 killed | Fox News

Crews in Texas have found the bodies of 21 victims of Harvey’s wrath, and warned on Wednesday that the number of dead would almost certainly rise as water levels across much of the Houston area start to recede.

Flood Victim Cusses Out CNN for Shoving Microphone, Camera in Face | Truth Revolt

“We walked through four feet of water to go get them food on the first day. Yeah, that’s a lot of shit. But y’all sit here, y’all trying to interview people during their worst times — like that’s not the smartest thing to do. Like people are really breaking down and y’all sitting here with cameras and microphones trying to ask us what the fuck is wrong with us.”

Hour 2

Lawyers Demand EPA Turn Over Internal Docs | The Daily Caller

A public interest law firm is asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hand over an internal report identifying employees who downloaded encrypted messaging apps on their mobile phones.

FLASHBACK: Fake News: New York Times Revives Debunked Lie About Sarah Palin – The Burning Truth

The New York Times knows it’s a lie that Palin incited the Giffords shooting, but they don’t care.

Judge dismisses Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against New York Times – Aug. 29, 2017

“Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States,” Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in an opinion dismissing the case. “In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which will be hurtful to others.”

Berkeley Mayor: Time to Classify Antifa as a Street Gang – Breitbart

“I think we should classify them as a gang,” said Arreguin. “They come dressed in uniforms. They have weapons, almost like a militia and I think we need to think about that in terms of our law enforcement approach.”

Nancy Pelosi Finally Condemns Antifa | Truth Revolt

“Our democracy has no room for inciting violence or endangering the public, no matter the ideology of those who commit such acts. The violent actions of people calling themselves antifa in Berkeley this weekend deserve unequivocal condemnation, and the perpetrators should be arrested and prosecuted.

Hour 3

Indiana files lawsuit to defend its new online sales tax law – 95.3 MNC

Indiana has filed a lawsuit in defense of a new law that would allow the state to collect sales tax from out-of-state businesses.

Internet Sales Tax | WE R HERE Coalition

Online commerce has revolutionized American small business by allowing a Main Street store anywhere to become a Main Street store everywhere.   Americans benefit from wider shopping choices and competing prices online.  Small online retail businesses in thousands of U.S. communities are growing and creating jobs in their hometowns.

US economic growth revised up to 3 percent in Q2

The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the spring, growing at the fastest pace in more than two years amid brisk consumer spending on autos and other goods.

Maryland School Bans Redskins Gear | The Daily Caller

Green Acres School, a private elementary school in Bethesda, Maryland, has banned students and staff from wearing Washington Redskins gear when the new school year starts next week.