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The Women Who Might Be Trump's VP

Star Spangled Gamblers

Release Date: 02/16/2024

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Part 1: Washington-based lobbyist and former Rand Paul counsel Brian Darling returns to the show to discuss Trump's VP selection. Part 2: Mick Bransfield, an expert on prediction market regulation, returns to discuss reports that PredictIt is pursuing a settlement with the CFTC. 0:57: Current market odds on Republican VP nominee 3:44: Pratik introduces Bransfield segment 4:37: Trump interview on his VP choice with Maria Bartiromo 8:28: Darling interview begins 10:00: Why Noem is the front-runner to be Trump's VP 11:49: Noem's history with Trump 15:15: Noem's alleged affair with Corey...

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Part 1: Washington-based lobbyist and former Rand Paul counsel Brian Darling returns to the show to discuss Trump's VP selection.

Part 2: Mick Bransfield, an expert on prediction market regulation, returns to discuss reports that PredictIt is pursuing a settlement with the CFTC.

0:57: Current market odds on Republican VP nominee
3:44: Pratik introduces Bransfield segment
4:37: Trump interview on his VP choice with Maria Bartiromo
8:28: Darling interview begins
10:00: Why Noem is the front-runner to be Trump's VP
11:49: Noem's history with Trump

15:15: Noem's alleged affair with Corey Lewandowski
16:26: Odds Trump will pick a woman running mate

17:26: The Republican Party's role in the VP selection

18:32: Trump's perspective on loyalty

21:45: Would Noem accept the VP nomination?

22:06: History of people rejecting offers to be VP
22:50: What price to pay for Noem yes shares

24:29: Why Haley is trading so high

31:42: Elise Stefanik's odds

33:57: Bransfield segment begins

39:03: Signs PredictIt will not pursue a constitutional challenge

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