3 Years! Michael Cohen, the president's former fixer who once famously claimed he was willing to "take a bullet" for Donald Trump before later turning against his boss, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in New York after pleading guilty to numerous crimes while cooperating with prosecutors. Before sentencing, Cohen ripped into his former boss in federal court, telling the judge he felt it was his duty to cover up the president's "dirty deeds."
She Survives! U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of confidence in her leadership of her party Wednesday, but not until after she reportedly promised she would step down before the next general election. A leadership vote had been triggered after 48 Conservative Party MPs had written letters expressing no confidence in her leadership -- 15 percent of the party's members in the Commons. But the vote of confidence of the broader bloc of Tory MPs went in her favor -- with 200 MPs backing her leadership and 117 voting against her. Tom Harwood reporter for Guido Fawkes has the latest.
Playing it Down? Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave an interview to Fox & Friends on Wednesday, during which, he faced a number of tough questions about America's relationship with Saudi Arabia following Jamal Khashoggi's murder. The Washington Post writer's death continues to draw international outrage, even though President Trump and his administration insist there isn't enough proof to determine that it happened under the orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Dan Drezner, professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a regular contributor to the Washington Post, joins the show to discuss.
Mo Elleithee, founding Executive Director of Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service & Fox News Contributor, talks news of the day.
Baby Pick a Side! "Baby It's Cold Outside" may be getting the cold shoulder from some listeners, but the uptick in song sales and streaming show many people are still enjoying the holiday classic. Sales and streaming of several versions of the Christmas song saw an increase in recent days amid controversy over its lyrics, Billboard reported. Several radio stations, including WDOK Christmas 102.1 in Ohio and KOIT in California, announced they were pulling the tune from its air after some listeners said the song contained troubling lyrics that may send a wrong message about consent.
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