PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Cable Anchor Says Bernie Sanders Support is Too Black” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian ☮

“CNN’s Chief National Correspondent John King expressed doubt of the political benefits Bernie Sanders might receive from notable endorsements in a curious way Tuesday night when he asked if the official support from members of “the squad” — all of whom are women of color — might be “too urban.” The conversation came shortly after the sixth Democratic primary debate had just wrapped Tuesday night on CNN, and was pegged to the news that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar were planning to endorse fellow progressive politician Bernie Sanders in his quest for the White House.”

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Pelosi: We WILL NOT Hold Impeachment Inquiry Vote” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian ☮

“Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday she will not stage a vote on the House floor to officially launch an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The decision came after Democratic leaders, returning to Washington following a two-week recess, had reached out to members of their diverse caucus to gauge the party’s support for such a vote. After back-to-back meetings with party leaders and then the full caucus, Pelosi announced that no such vote would take place. Democratic aides emphasized, however, that the process remains fluid and that Pelosi may reverse course and stage such a vote at any point in the future.”

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “NYC Tries to Hide Trump Fundraiser with Garbage Trucks” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Emma Vigeland ☮

Emma Vigeland (Rebel HQ) interviews protestors outside a Trump donor event. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Parents Targeted for Drag Queen Child” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur, Brooke Thomas, and Jordan Klepper ☮

“A New York City family is once again facing calls from child protective services after their son, an 11-year-old drag queen, was featured in a shoe ad.