FULL SHOW: Rep. Seth Moulton; Finally Free; Conservative Criticism; Trump TV

August 9, 2017

Tensions are high following reports that North Korea has a missile-ready nuclear warhead and their latest threats about attacking Guam. In response, President Donald Trump told North Korea better stop threatening the United States or “they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been advocating for a far more moderate approach. But is either right? Rep. Seth Moulton, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Jim Braude to talk about that, all the generals in the White House and his future plans.

After 38 years of professing his innocence, Frederick Clay — once convicted of murder — is finally a free man. Clay walked out of Suffolk Superior Court yesterday after a judge vacated his conviction for the 1979 shooting death of Jeffrey Boyajian, a cab driver who was shot in the head five times during a robbery. At the time, witnesses identified Clay as the shooter, but after a review of the case, prosecutors determined those accounts were flawed. After the judge’s decision yesterday, they said they would not re-try the case. But the district attorney will not formally declare Clay innocent. So is this the end of the story? Frederick Clay’s lawyers Lisa Kavanaugh and Jeffrey Harris join Jim to discuss.

Geoff Diehl’s recent US Senate campaign kickoff featured a sumptuous buffet, some sharp jabs at Democrat Elizabeth Warren, an awkward balloon drop — and an abundance of skepticism about Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Jim shares his thoughts on TV news that would make Walter Cronkite weep.


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