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Day 638: Discord.

10/19/2018
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Friday, October 19, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Justice Department charged a Russian national with conspiracy for her role in an "information warfare" campaign designed to interfere with the midterm elections. Elena Khusyaynova managed the finances of an operation the Justice Department ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:07:01

Day 637: Personal commitments.

10/18/2018
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump: It "certainly looks" as if Jamal Khashoggi is dead. Trump said there would be "very severe" consequences if the Saudis killed him, but that it was still "a little bit early" to draw conclusions about who ordered the killing. (Associated ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:03:15

Day 636: Natural instinct.

10/17/2018
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings after the midterm elections on whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia and if Trump obstructed justice during the probe. Rod Rosenstein has indicated that he wants Mueller's probe to concl... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:03:06

Day 635: Totally denied.

10/16/2018
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman will support a "thorough, transparent, and timely investigation" into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Trump, meanwhile, tweeted that Bin Salman "totally denied any knowledge of what took place in the... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:04:29

Day 634: Who cares.

10/15/2018
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Monday, October 15, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump suggested that "rogue killers" may be responsible for the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi because King Salman "firmly denied any knowledge" of what happened. "It sounded to me like maybe these could have been rogue killers," Trump said. ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:03:57

Day 631: Optics.

10/12/2018
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Friday, October 12, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Trump administration is considering new rules to separate parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. One option is for the government to detain asylum-seeking families together for up to 20 days, then give parents a choice to stay in f... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:06:37

Day 630: Highly unusual.

10/11/2018
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ U.S. intelligence intercepts indicate that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia ordered an operation to coax Jamal Khashoggi back to the kingdom in order to capture him. Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi government,... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:04:59

Day 629: Inevitable.

10/10/2018
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump claimed the Democratic Party's push for "Medicare for All" would "eviscerate" and "gut Medicare with their planned government takeover of American health care," in a rare presidential op-ed published by USA Today. The op-ed included numer... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:04:26

Day 628: Hidden genius.

10/9/2018
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Rick Gates requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli company to create fake online identities and use social media to manipulate and influence the election. Gates joined the Trump campaign along with Paul Manafort. Both have been indicted on ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:02:46

Day 627: "An insult to the American public."

10/8/2018
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Monday, October 8, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court in a 50-48 vote. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted "present," although she said she opposed the nomination. Joe Manchin was the lone "yes" vote from the Democrats. Kavanaugh is t... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:04:57

Day 624: Rock bottom.

10/5/2018
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Friday, October 5, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Senate voted 51-49 to advance Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Republican Lisa Murkowski voted not to advance the nomination. She called the cloture vote "a mistake," saying Kavanaugh is "not the best man for the court at this ti... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:02:43

Day 623: Unfathomable.

10/4/2018
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Thursday, October 4, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The White House is "fully confident" that Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed by the Senate after receiving the FBI report. The White House said it found no evidence in the FBI report corroborating Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of sexual as... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:05:37

Day 622: Appalling.

10/3/2018
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The FBI hasn't interviewed Brett Kavanaugh or Christine Blasey Ford because it doesn't have authority from the White House, despite Trump's comment Monday that "the FBI should interview anybody that they want, within reason." The White House ha... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:05:09

Day 621: Tired of winning.

10/2/2018
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump inherited his family's wealth through fraud and questionable tax schemes, receiving the equivalent today of at least $413 million from his father's real estate empire. Trump has repeatedly claimed that "I built what I build myself." Trump... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:05:18

Day 620: A new dawn.

10/1/2018
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Monday, October 1, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The U.S., Mexico, and Canada reached a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement, which will be known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Trump called the agreement "historic news," "an extraordinary agreement," and "a ne... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:07:42

Day 617: Aggressive and belligerent.

9/28/2018
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Friday, September 28, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 to approve the Kavanaugh nomination, sending it to the full Senate for consideration. Jeff Flake asked that the full Senate "delay the floor vote […] in order to let the FBI continue to do an investiga... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:12:11

Day 616: "I am terrified."

9/27/2018
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Thursday, September 27, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Christine Blasey Ford testified that she is "100%" certain that Brett Kavanaugh was her attacker, and that she believed he "was going to rape me" and "was going to accidentally kill me." Ford began her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Comm... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:11:59

Day 615: "A total low-life."

9/26/2018
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ In a sworn declaration, a third accuser said that between 1981 and 1983 she witnessed efforts by Brett Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge to get girls "inebriated and disorientated" so they could be "gang raped" in side rooms at house parties ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:09:24

Day 614: But that's okay.

9/25/2018
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Brett Kavanaugh's high school yearbook page lists him as the treasurer of the "100 Kegs or Bust' club" and a "Renate Alumnius" – a reference to Renate Schroeder, then a student at a nearby Catholic girls' school. "Renate" appears at least 14 ti... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:05:54

Day 613: Lingering stench.

9/24/2018
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Monday, September 24, 2018 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ A second woman publicly accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both freshmen at Yale during the 1983-84 academic school year. Deborah Ramirez said Kavanaugh exposed himself and shoved his penis in her face without her consent ... Visit WTF Just Happened Today? for more news and headlines, brought to you by Matt Kiser. The WTFJHT Podcast is narrated and produced by Joe Amditis.

Duration:00:04:40