Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for April 30, 2020


Emptying Prisons For Coronavirus. Darrell Jones, the man who was found not guilty in a re-trial after he served 32 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, joins Dan on the subject of Coronavirus get out of jail free cards. So far in Massachusetts Latin King gang members, fentanyl dealers, kidnappers, embezzlers and parents jailed in the college admissions scam case have all been let out early because of COVID-19. Is this a good thing?

New Strides in COVID-19 Treatments. The former Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Lee Vliet, joins Dan to discuss new breakthroughs in COVID-19 treatments including the experimental drug Remdesivir, which might help patients recover more quickly from the infection. Current studies suggest the new drug quickens recovery time for patients infected with the Coronavirus.

Pardon for Flynn? Lawyers for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have made public a handwritten note from the FBI counterintelligence director that mused how agents should approach a critical White House interview with then NSA Flynn in January 2017. Flynn plead guilty over 2 years ago to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador. Flynn's attorney Sidney Powell joins Dan to discuss the recently released evidence, how it supports the accusations of investigative misconduct on the part of federal agents, and her efforts to exonerate Flynn and get him a presidential pardon.

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