Pa. Ballot Question / Conservative media / Foreign lobbying

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Guests: Ryan Briggs, Callum Borchers,  Theodoric Meyer       

We begin today’s show discussing the ballot question before Pennsylvanians on Tuesday’s election. The proposed constitutional amendment is intended to reduce property taxes and would effectively change school funding. RYAN BRIGGS of City and State Pennsylvania joins us to explain the details. Then, we’ll talk about what conservative media outlets have been talking about. This includes the claim that Hillary Clinton sold 20% of U.S. uranium to the Russians, and the question of who funded Fusion GPS’ now-infamous ‘dossier.’ CALLUM BORCHERS of The Washington Post deconstructs these stories for us. And finally, we’ll talk about the practice of lobbying on behalf of foreign governments in Washington, which has been exposed by the indictment of Paul Manafort. THEODORIC MEYER, lobbying reporter for POLITICO joins us to tell us about the laws that surround lobbying in D.C., and how Mueller’s investigation has spooked K Street.

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