Jeff Santos Show 1/9/17

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JANUARY 9, 2017: The Confirmation Hearings Begin This Week!... We're Talking About It With John Nichols, Joe Williams & Jonathan Jackson!... Great to have John Nichols with us today to talk about the final speeches of the Obamas and the rolling out of the Trump Presidency!... We'll also be talking with Jonathan Jackson about the nomination of Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General, one of the most controversial picks, out of a group of controversial picks!... Hearings begin on Wednesday in Congress to start the confirmation process for the President-Elect's appointees!... Many of them have NOT yet completed their required financial paperwork yet!... Are YOU concerned about the process being rushed through?... About conflicts of interest?... Which appointments are the Democrats going to go to the mat to block?... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation HERE.

- Jonathan Jackson, son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson. He was a Bernie Sanders surrogate during the presidential election campaign.

- Joe Williams, political reporter and blogger based in Washington, D.C. Joe has been a long time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show, appearing weekly in the past. He is a news editor with U.S. News & World Report! [Joe couldn't make it at the last minute!...We'll re-schedule him soon!]

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