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GLENN: I want to play three pieces of audio for you and I want to tie them all together. I want to play first, this is Richard Trumka, this is the AFL‑CIO labor union. Now remember, AFL‑CIO was the biggest source of communism in America. Was it the AFL or CIO that was the biggest source of communists in FDR and then they wrote in their bylaws that you could not be a Communist Party member or could never have joined a Communist Party or anything like it. They just rolled that back a couple of years ago and so, no, that bylaw is no longer on the books. Why? Why? Why would you do that? You couldn't be a communist member party? And be in the union? Why would you roll that back? A few years ago we thought communists were jokes. So here he is. Now, the head of the AFL‑CIO and he's talking about media. He's talking about the things that the media does to spin, and you cannot find the truth anymore. Listen.

VOICE: But when somebody makes a bold assertion and they say, we have a deficit problem, don't spend, and it's reported we have a deficit problem when that's not true, we don't have a short‑term deficit problem. You know that, he knows that, I know that and he knows that and every economist in the country knows that, yet you've not made the case. So yeah, the Obamas, they deserve some of the blame for it. We, meaning the labor movement deserves part of the blame because we haven't done enough job. You deserve part of the blame because the press hasn't done part of the job. And quite frankly the ones that have been masterful of this are the Republican spin machine because they have done a wonderful job of creating fiction and making it seem like fact.

GLENN: That we don't have a deficit problem? I'm sorry. What? Now, he goes back, he says first that we don't have a deficit problem, then he says we don't have a short‑term deficit problem. Maybe he means that it's been a long‑term deficit problem. But the deficit is a problem. I can't even figure that one out. I don't even have any idea what he even means on that. But it's a spin. The deficit is a spin. I have news for you. The deficit problem has been a problem for a very long time but the deficit problem that we have right now we've added $165 billion in debt in the last 30 days. It's a mind‑boggling problem. Okay. So we have that. Then I don't have audio of this but I have a quote from Valerie Jarrett. Now, Valerie Jarrett is going to be ‑‑ should I just say goodbye to, not David Axelrod.

PAT: Rahm Emanuel?

GLENN: Rahm Emanuel, should I just say goodbye to him now? Because he ‑‑ look, I'm going to announce something and I'm sorry to beat you to the punch. Rahm Emanuel is leaving the White House probably in, well, this fall sometime. He's leaving the White House and he's going to pursue other opportunities, and Valerie Jarrett is going to become the new White House chief of staff. She'll replace.

PAT: Now, that hasn't been announced. So ‑‑

GLENN: Hmmm?

PAT: How would you know that?

GLENN: I don't know what you're talking about. So here's Valerie Jarrett who is now just the senior advisor. She's looking back now at a time when Walter Cronkite, quote, would get on and say the truth, and people believed the media. No single media figure or outlet has the power to end the debate and in the pursuit of objectivity, most honest news outlets draw the line at saying flatly that something is or is not true: Wait a minute. So most outlets won't draw the line and say what is or is not true. That's what I do every day. That's what I try to do. And if we get it wrong, we sure apologize and that's why I installed the red phone. If I get it wrong, Valerie, you can call me. So she says that the problem is the people used to believe the media and we had a single media figure that could end the debate in America. Wow. That sounds kind of spooky, doesn't it? It's almost like they just want to return to the policies of the past. Drag us back ‑‑ is she saying she wants to go back when Walter Cronkite, back, drag us back into the Sixties before we even had the Civil Rights Act? Why is she doing that? See, we know how you work. We can do it, too, but we just choose not to because we're better than that.

So what is she saying here? Richard Trumka is saying there is no short‑term deficit problem. That's a lie. She's saying there's nobody that will even tell the truth in the media. Now let me play the audio again from the reporter who lost his job in Washington D.C. on ABC because he filed this report.

VOICE: The demonstrators are gathering up behind these trees here. Very few of them, in fact. It may be an indication of where this movement is headed right now. The demonstrators who are largely representing far left environmental groups such as Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth are gathering here to underscore how many members of congress have, quote, now dirty oil money on their hands. May be a risky strategy because the one man who has more campaign contributions from BP than anybody else in history is now sitting in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama who accepted $77,051 in campaign contributions from BP.

PAT: How dare he say that.

GLENN: All of that is fact. Now, I don't know if this guy is left or right or what. And in the days when ‑‑ I mean, in the days when we had separate drinking fountains that Valerie Jarrett seemingly wants to pull us back into where there was just a few voices, Valerie, I don't even understand that, we could do it all day, Valerie, we could. We just don't. This reporter is saying facts and being suspended. Now, I have no idea what the politics of this guy is and that's the way it should be. Maybe he's uber right. I don't know. But that's not a partisan statement. Those are facts, period. And there's pressure being applied now to make sure that you are not too harsh. Who was it, Gasparino that just left CNBC? Charles Gasparino and he was on with Bill O'Reilly and he said there was a conference call where people said, whoa, whoa, whoa, are we being too harsh on Barack Obama? It came from GE to NBC: Let's not be too harsh on Barack Obama. You see what's happening? They are pressuring and controlling.

Now, this guy, this guy, he has been suspended. He should quit. He should quit. He should make this into a story. What ‑‑ where did I get those facts wrong? Where was I being too partisan? Show it to me. This guy should be hired by Fox, quite frankly, but then unfortunately then he'd just become another guy who's just out on the spin machine. But the real point on that is where's the rest of the media? If this guy can be suspended for that report, how much longer do you think your truth is going to last? When this really continues down this road very much longer, where do you get a job to be able to say, no, that's wrong? Do you? And then one last, one last piece, Cut 981. Here is Grayson talking about Robert Gibbs. Robert Gibbs said the other day that the left is too far left.

GRAYSON: No, I don't think he should resign. I think he should be fired. He's done a miserable job. People I know refer to him as Bozo the spokesman. He is not conveying the value of the president's strategies or his plans or his programs. He's doing a miserable job. It's that simple. He's so far in over his head, he would have to reach up to touch his shoes. I'd like to see Gibbs show some frustration over 15 million unemployed Americans. I'd like to see him show some frustration over 40 million people who can't see a doctor when they need to. I'd like to see him show some frustration over the Republicans who have blocked the president's plans and his programs. The White House, as I said back in January, is suffering from the Stockholm syndromes. They have come to love their captors and in this case their captors, the people who are imprisoning the president's program are not the liberals. They are the GOP. He needs to concentrate on getting things done for the American people and restoring the middle class in this country, not giving us Republican talking points. What he said about Canadian healthcare? Canadians live three years longer than Americans do on the average according to the CIA. So exactly how bad could their healthcare be? You know, if I wanted Fox talking points, I'd change the channel to Fox, not ‑‑

PAT: Unreal.

STU: He is right about one thing. Gibbs is terrible.

GLENN: He is terrible.


PAT: Yes.

GLENN: So do you see what it is? It is snuffing out any, any kind of dissenting point of view. We all rolled our eyes when he got to, when he got to Canada. Go ahead, Stu. I know ‑‑

PAT: Stu's on fire right now, and we've talked about this before. We've talked about the life expectancy thing. There's so many factors that go into that.

STU: I literally cannot stand that argument.

PAT: It's ridiculous.

STU: ‑‑ so horrible, so horrible.

GLENN: Dig out Arguing With Idiots.

STU: I will. That's the book. This book was written ‑‑

PAT: For Grayson, Alan Grayson.

GLENN: It is.

PAT: Moron.

GLENN: We'll get to that stat here in just a second. So what I want you to see here is that to speak in a position of any, any position with a microphone or a megaphone of any kind is becoming more and more difficult. But you know what? That's exactly what they tried to do to people like George Whitefield. Don't worry. The voice will be heard. I don't know whose voice. I don't know how it will be heard. But it will not be snuffed out. It won't be. You must do everything you can to prepare your family and to make sure you're living in the right way and you are not a slave to the government and you're not a slave to the unions and, you know, you do everything you can. You do everything you can to make sure your state is not a slave to the government. Don't allow them to take this money. Don't do it. But once you have, you can. You go to bed every night and you ask yourself this question. You get down on your knees and before you say your prayers , you ask yourself this question: Did I do everything I could do today? Did I do my best today to prepare, my self‑and my family, did I. If the answer is no, then when you are saying your prayers, ask for the strength to do it right the next day. If the answer is yes, sleep well, my friend. Sleep well because after you've done your best, it is in His hands. There are too many things that are facing us now. It is this perfect storm. There are too many prongs. It is overwhelming. You can't fight all of these things. You cannot fight. We're fighting the media, we're fighting Marxism, we're fighting terrorism, we're fighting the mosque and that kind of political correct nonsense, we're fighting financial collapse, we're fighting corruption, we're fighting an attack on religion. We're fighting everything. We cannot win. We cannot win, caveat, without God. The only power, the only thing that will solve this is God. The faster America wakes up to that, the faster, the faster it's over. Let's cut to the chase and do it before there's no help coming because if you read the stories over and over again, over and over, it always happens, wake up, wake up, wake up! They don't, got to wipe them all out and then it starts all over again. Don't let it happen that way. That's the reason for history is so that we see it, we learn from it, and we don't make the same mistakes. Wake up. Wake your neighbors up. There's only one answer that can solve all of these. We'll just do our part. We'll fight politically and everything else and we'll prepare ourselves, but get on your knees. Get on your knees. There's one way out.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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