US House member and former CIA analyst Elissa Slotkin argues that “The single greatest national security threat right now is our internal division. The threat of domestic terrorism. The polarization that threatens our democracy.”
Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst, joins us to talk about the coming crackdown on both social media and social unrest. President Trump has been banned and removed from Twitter and many other social media platforms. Additionally, President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a commensurate legislative package that he is referring to as a “domestic terrorism” bill. Civil libertarians fear that the bill will be specifically intended to crack down on dissent and protests endangering 1st amendment rights and greenlighting repressive and heavy-handed police tactics.
Dr. Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, professor of medicine and founding director of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Rodman Institute, returns to discuss the latest Covid-19 news. A recent Johns Hopkins report revealed that Coronavirus deaths hit another record high on Tuesday in the United States with just over 4,300 people dying in one day. Also, President-elect Joe Biden is asking Congress to come up with right around $400 billion to address the Coronavirus pandemic. These funds will be directed towards creating a national vaccination program, expanding testing, and hiring an additional 100,000 community health workers.
Dr. Jack Rasmus, professor in…