John runs down the news of the day including another big win for writer E. Jean Carroll. A Manhattan jury has found that Trump must pay her an additional $83 million in damages for repeatedly defaming her. Then, he interviews Hunter Walker who is an investigative reporter at Talking Points Memo, a former White House correspondent, and the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller “The Breach”; where he works with former congressman Denver Riggleman to examine the January 6th Capitol attack and the ensuing investigation. They talk about his new book “The Truce”, which is a definitive history of upheaval in the Democratic Party with new revelations about pivotal moments drawn from exclusive interviews with activists, operatives, and members of Congress. Next, John welcomes back TV’s Frank Conniff. They chat about democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips; – also Nikki Haley, and Trump. They take calls from Sean in California and Richie in Los Angeles on Trump’s stupidity. They also mention the Oscar nominations. Winding it up – Dave in Washington calls to discuss Trump and the Middle East plus they honor Paul Newman movies.