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00:00 - Intro
01:43 - START /// Mueller Makes Move w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson & Matt Ruby
03:15 - Reactions & surprises
05:56 - Predatory prosecution / flipping, wires, plea deals
14:28 - Strange bedfellows / rooting for the FBI is odd for some
17:38 - Trump and allies muddied the waters w/ Clinton claims
20:40 - Have we finally reached the threshold for what Trump can get away with?
33:11 - Retiring Republicans /// END
37:50 - 1st Person: Stephanie // Interpreting America's Gun Laws
42:07 - Movie Review: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ w/ Jacqueline Soller
43:18 - Movie Chat: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ (spoiler alert)
56:10 - John Knefel // The Solvable Opioid Crisis
59:05 - “Radio Kinski” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) - Versing
62:21 - Outro / Credits
63:07 - Finish.

This week, contributors Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby return to discuss the recent moves made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into possible collusion with Russia by the Trump campaign that this week resulted in indictments for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, as well as the announcement that George Papadopoulos had earlier plead guilty to charges and has been cooperating with the investigation. We’ll also discuss the Republican lawmakers who have recently decided to speak out against Trump while deciding, or realizing, they will not be running again. We’re also joined by Jacqueline Soller to discuss the recently released movie, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Barry Keoghan. Along the way, we’ll also hear from Radio Dispatch’s John Knefel with his thoughts on the ongoing opioid crisis and what’s being done — or not — to stop it; we’ll hear from a woman named Stephanie about the differences in America’s gun policies as compared to her home country of Australia; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Seattle noise-pop band Versing, from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

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