Joe Scarborough believes that the combination of Republicans bowing to Trump and the heartless budget proposals put forth by Trump signal that the GOP is heading straight to hell. But if you dig into Joe’s record as a U.S. Congressman, you’ll find that he actually tried to do similar things while he was in office – cutting programs for the needy in order to give handouts to the wealthy. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins (Twitter @Farronbalanced) discusses this.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced