Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for August 19, 2020

The Trump Campaign Checks In. The Director of Communications for the Trump Campaign, Tim Murtaugh, checks in with Dan to give him an update from the campaign trail and reaction to the expected nomination of former Vice-President Joe Biden at the DNC. There are a number of interesting appearances, and non-appearances so far at the nation's first virtual political convention. NY Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex had a whopping sixty seconds last night to second the nomination of Bernie Sanders while no other member of the progressive squad of legislators has been seen. Is the squad being sidelined?

Letting Out Sex Offenders... The Mass. Bail Fund has sprung loose another top-level sex offender. This one is from Melrose where Police Chief Michael Lyle warns another person's life may be ruined. The Fund says its mission is to reduce harm to individuals serving pre-trial sentences as well as to abolish pre-trial detention and supervision in the long-term. Is this a good thing? Chief Lyle joins Dan to discuss.

Will Mail In Voting Cause an Election Redo? President Trump hinted yesterday that the 2020 presidential election may have to be done again if universal mail-in voting is introduced. He says the vote-by-mail system has too many vulnerabilities on a national scale. Will you vote in person or use the post office?

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