July 24, 2015 – Abuses of power
This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike discuss the latest allegation of Governor LePage using the financial authority of his office to punish those with whom he disagrees. Mike gives some background on his post at the Bangor Daily News relating claims by members of the Maine board of the World Acadian Congress that LePage and his administration threatened funding for the event in order to force the resignation of Congress leader Jason Parent.
They also (perhaps it was unavoidable) talk briefly about Donald Trump.
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