Jacki Schechner, editor-in-chief of The Committee To Investigate Russia, on the real reason Republicans refuse to stand up to Trump. Hint: Mafia ties. Visit InvestigateRussia.org. Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein on the real reason Nick Ayres can’t be White House chief of staff. Here’s a hint: It’s the same reason Larry Craig is no longer a senator. World Politics Review’s Judah Grunstein talks to us from Paris and provides a background briefing on the Yellow Vest protests. And Comedian Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling floors David with several delightful yarns about people who are tiny, people of different colors, races, nationalities, religions and levels of intelligence.