Biden willing to meet with Putin; Obama campaigns for Warnock; Ye suspended from Twitter over swastika post | Hot off the Wire podcast

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On the latest version of Hot off the Wire:

  • President Joe Biden indicated he would be willing to talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin if the Russian leader demonstrated that he seriously wanted to end the invasion of Ukraine.
  • Barack Obama urged Georgia Democrats to vote for Sen. Raphael Warnock ahead of Warnock’s Tuesday runoff with Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
  • Twitter has suspended rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. Also, the rightwing-leaning social media site Parler says a deal to be acquired by Ye, first announced in October, is off.

More details in our episode show notes.