Senator Tim Scott has dropped out of the 2024 presidential race, leaving just a few candidates in the GOP primary that are polling above 5 percent. Meanwhile, troubling poll numbers for the Biden and Trump campaigns came out of a recent Quinnipiac survey that showed RFK Jr. with 22 percent of support in a hypothetical three-way race with the incumbent and former President. First, Fox News contributor and host of ‘The Ben Domenech Podcast,’ Ben Domenech, joins the Rundown to explain how the White House is navigating kitchen table issues and RFK Jr.’s potential role as 2024 spoilers. Later, Democratic strategist and former Biden campaign surrogate Kevin Walling joins to break down how the Biden administration plans to win back angered sections of the Democratic base.
House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) has proposed a new continuing resolution to keep the government funded through the remainder of the year, attempting to narrowly avoid a shutdown as the November 17th deadline approaches. However, his proposed CR is unusual compared to the past, with Speaker Johnson seeking to set two separate deadlines. Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Marc Goldwein, joins the podcast to analyze Speaker Johnson’s new plan and describe why neither party is willing to address the root of the problem.
Plus, commentary by former Congressman Jason Chaffetz, host of the Jason in the House podcast.