287. Errol Louis (Replay). The First Presidential Debate: Ugh. Kennedy’s Disqualifying 9/11 Comments. Trump’s Ridiculous Plan For Ukraine to Surrender to Putin. Radical Democrat Jamaal Bowman Goes Down. Assange Gets Off Easy. Step Aside. School’s Out!

School is finally out in schools nationwide. The NBA Finals and Stanley Cup are over. Summer is heating up. The war in Ukraine continues. The 2024 election is about to hit a whole new level.

And the first presidential debate is here. Strap in, folks. It’s gonna be a doozy. 

Your host Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) rips into all of it in this all new episode of Independent Americans. And, digs into the release of Julian Assange, the latest on the RFK Jr campaign for President, a provocative plan for Ukraine proposed to Trump, and what to expect from the presidential debate none of us wanna see, but we’re all gonna watch. And how independent voters are at the epicenter of all of it. 

And so is Errol Louis (@ErrolLouis). He’s the beloved host of Inside City Hall, a CNN Contributor and Director of the Urban Reporting Program at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He’s closely covered Trump, Biden and everyone else for decades. 

He’s also a man who has moderated more debates than almost anyone. A man who also served as a panelist in the massively important 2016 Democratic presidential debate in Brooklyn between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. It was in April 2016, just 5 days before the crucial primary election in New York. It would serve to be Sanders’ last stand, before Clinton eventually got the nomination. And the great Errol Louis was on that stage. A steady, strong, focused voice—to keep things on track–and represent the people. And Louis is a guy who made it all the way to that national stage, after himself starting out in the projects in Harlem–as the humble son of a cop. 

It’s the kind of unique insight and perspective you can only get from a trusted insider. And from this show. Because on Independent Americans, we’re focused on not just what’s happening now, but also on what’s happening next.

Every episode of Independent Americans is the independent truth beyond the headlines–and light to contrast the heat of other politics and news shows. It’s content for the 49% of Americans that proudly call themselves independent. And delivers the Righteous Media 5 Is: independence, integrity, information, inspiration and impact. Independent Americans is your trusted place for independent news, politics, inspiration and hope. 

Original episode: Episode 39 – January 16, 2020

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