This week, Donald Trump declares himself the "chosen one". Mike and Chris discuss the possible recession and Trump's reluctance to admit to it. Trump and Denmark have beef. The Fox News Trump administration revolving door and Mike's Democratic candidate flavor of the week.
This week Mike and Frates unpack the Mueller testimony and offer a critique of the goings-on in the chamber. Mike is a bit upset, but Chris sees a silver lining and points out a fact that is definitely “not OK”.
Today, MIke and Frates discuss how to deal with a racist president. Plus, they track the evolution of the GOP and taking pride in the USA.
This week, Mike and Frates break down debate 1.0 (AKA: the kids table). They discuss the winners, the losers, the audio, and the challenges of live TV. Plus, pinions on Mr Mueller's show and Mike's "issue numero uno".
This week, Mike and Chris discuss the ramifications of Iran shooting our drone and how much bluster this will merit. Plus, Mike's huge flip flop and how do we fix Joe?
It's Trump international as the president visits London and France. Plus, Frates explains why Mike should be nervous, diminishing relationships, and how tariff-ic things are in the USA.
Mueller speaks... (much to Mike's chagrin)! Plus: Trump VS. BOAT. The side effects of impeachment, and Joe Biden (Oh grandpa!).
This week Mike and Frates discuss presidential kabuki theater and why Trump and Pelosi make a great duo. Plus, should we still worry about Iran? Enjoy your stained glass window.
This week, all eyes are on Alabama as they legislate women's rights. Plus, rising tensions with Iran Biden leads the pack of one million hopeful candidates. Tune in.
This week, Mike and Frates discuss the revelations and takeaways from the Mueller report. Also, what "fake news" was real and a bad day for Sarah Sanders.
Today, we recap the eviction of the world's lousiest house guest: Julian Assange. Plus, Trump administration casualties and survivors, immigration policies, and the biggest bumper sticker ever.
This week, the Democrats take their lumps. Also, the President and Joe Biden and a strange relationship with the truth. Plus, Chris Frates offers a note of optimism.
Today, we welcome a new baby. Also, the summary of the Muller Report and a question of language. Plus: Trump loves the battle, thrives when he attacks, and picks a weird way to celebrate a rare political victory.
This week we discuss the "new normal" in reacting to political scandals. Plus, the Democratic field for 2020 gets even wider, Chris battles Mike on 737s, and Hollywood elites become even worse.
This week, Mike and Chris talk to former RNC chairman Michael Steele. Plus, what the world might be like if Trump wins reelection. What will the world be like with a Biden presidency? All these questions and more will be answered today!
Mike and Frates are back to discuss the Michael Cohen hearing. Will we fill the empathy void? Plus, a discussion of what America is hungry for; the answer may surprise you.
All eyes are on Virginia and the dumpster fire that is the governorship; this week, Mike & Frates break it down. Plus... an analysis of the SOTU (Chris has a secret), a Warren misstep, and Mike learns a word.
The government is back open for three weeks: will anything change? Plus, Mike has chosen a candidate to back, defining healthcare as a right or a business, and Frates explains why Trump losing would benefit many people.
As the government furlough continues, Mike and Frates continue to discuss how important it is for it to end. Pelosi gets a win, bullies are confronted, and Chris busts out some William Henry Harrison trivia. Tune in.
The government shutdown continues! Will it ever stop? Plus, Mike and Frates discuss political stunting, the return of dignity, and our president, the caterer.
Mike and Frates are back for 2019! This week, they talk about how "The Art Of The Deal" might need a new artist. Plus: the shutdown, lost mojo, Trump's slumps and bumps, and how does Mike really feel about Elizabeth Warren?
It's Christmas at Political Persuasions and there's joy in the air. Mike and Frates talk stock market blame, unsettled pessimism, a possible third party candidate, and the chance of a government shutdown. Oh, and yelling. Lots and lots of yelling.
Washington is falling apart and we're here to keep track of everything. Trump Vs. Pelosi and Schumer, Trump Vs. the law, Trump Vs his Chief of Staff and more!
This week, Mike & Frates discuss the GHWB funeral and our national day of mourning; will the feeling of civility continue? Plus: a tired nation, body language, and MBS (the story that won't go away).