Stay Tuned with Preet
Stay Tuned with Preet
CAFE
Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.
Crisis in Policing (with Bill Bratton)
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about reports that Donald Trump and top White House staffers directly pressured the Justice Department to investigate false election fraud conspiracy theories. He also breaks down the reports that longtime Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as early as this summer, and the likelihood that Weisselberg will flip on Trump.  Then, Preet interviews Bill Bratton, who has led the police departments in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. Often called “America’s top cop,” Bratton is credited with being the primary architect of modern policing in America.  Preet’s conversation with Bratton was hosted by the Temple Emanu-el Streicker Center in New York City. Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Preet asks Bratton a series of questions posed by the event’s live audience.  Listen to Now & Then, the new weekly CAFE podcast hosted by the award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman. The first three episodes are out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!   As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai. References are available at CAFE.com: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/crisis-in-policing/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 17
1 hr 4 min
CAFE Insider Sample 6/15: DOJ's Subpoena Situation
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the news that DOJ prosecutors investigating leaks during the Trump administration subpoenaed Apple for data from Democratic Congressmen Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell.  In the full episode, they discuss former White House counsel Don McGahn’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, and DOJ’s new strategy to protect the right to vote. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Sam Ozer-Staton & Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producers REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Subscribe to Now & Then, hosted by historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman: Apple Podcasts, Spotify “Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland,” DOJ press release, 6/14/21 “DOJ OIG Initiates a Review of the Department of Justice’s Use of Subpoenas and Other Legal Authorities to Obtain Communication Records of Members of Congress and Affiliated Persons, and the News Media,” DOJ OIG press release, 6/11/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15
15 min
Note From Preet: A Ripple of Hope
"Note From Preet" is part of the CAFE Insider membership. To sign up to receive the CAFE Insider newsletter, and listen to a recording of the note each week, head to cafe.com/insider. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 14
7 min
Reflections on Freedom (with Sebastian Junger)
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about DOJ’s landmark announcement that it seized $2.3 million in cryptocurrency payments made by Colonial Pipeline to DarkSide, a group of ransomware extortionists likely based in Russia. He also explains whether a grand jury can be re-empaneled if it declines to return an indictment.  Then, Preet is joined by author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger to talk about his new book, Freedom, and the complicated nature of what that word means.   Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Junger discusses the freedoms of parenthood and why walking is one of humankind’s most powerful abilities.  Listen to Now & Then, the new weekly CAFE history podcast hosted by the award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman. The first two episodes are out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!   Sign up to receive the CAFE Brief, a weekly newsletter featuring analysis by Elie Honig, a weekly roundup of politically charged legal news, and historical lookbacks that help inform our current political challenges. Head to cafe.com/brief.   As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 10
56 min
CAFE Insider Sample 6/8: Why is DOJ Defending Trump?
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the news that the DOJ under Attorney General Merrick Garland is maintaining its position that it should defend Donald Trump against a defamation suit brought by E. Jean Carroll, a writer who has accused Trump of raping her in the 1990s.  In the full episode, they discuss newly-released emails that show former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows pressuring the DOJ to investigate election fraud conspiracy theories. Plus, they break down new developments in the investigations into Donald Trump and Matt Gaetz.    To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Sam Ozer-Staton – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Subscribe to Now & Then, hosted by historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman: Apple Podcasts, Spotify Carroll v. Trump, U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit, Reply Brief, 6/7/2021 Alan Feuer and Benjamin Weiser, “Biden Justice Department Seeks to Defend Trump in Suit Over Rape Denial,” New York Times, 6/7/2021 Carroll v. Trump, NY State Supreme Court, Complaint, 11/4/2019 Carroll v. Trump, NY State Supreme Court, Notice of Removal, 9/8/2020 Carroll v. Trump, U.S. Southern District of New York, Opinion by Judge Kaplan, 10/27/2020 28 U.S. Code § 2679 - Exclusiveness of remedy Federal Tort Claims Act, US House of Representatives Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 8
12 min
So What & Who Cares? (with Heather Cox Richardson & Joanne Freeman)
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “So What & Who Cares?” Preet answers listener questions about his efforts to have a word added to the dictionary, and the unique nature of grand juries.  Then, Preet interviews award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman, who are the co-hosts of the new CAFE podcast, Now & Then. The first episode is out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!   Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where the historians discuss whether they ever disagree, Joanne’s unusual housepet, and 1970s popular culture.  Sign up to receive the CAFE Brief, a weekly newsletter featuring analysis by Elie Honig, a weekly roundup of politically charged legal news, and historical lookbacks that help inform our current political challenges. Head to cafe.com/brief.   As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 3
1 hr 7 min
CAFE Insider Sample 6/1: Defendant Trump?
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down potential racketeering charges against The Trump Organization. They also discuss former President Donald Trump’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to hold him responsible for inciting the Capitol insurrection. In the full episode, they break down Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s decision to convene a special grand jury to consider evidence of potential wrongdoing by Trump and his associates, and DOJ’s efforts to keep secret a 2019 memo that former Attorney General Bill Barr used to justify his decision to absolve Trump of obstruction of justice. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Subscribe to Now & Then, hosted by historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman: Apple Podcasts, Spotify Now & Then, “Entangling Alliances,” 6/1/21 NY Penal Law §460.20 - Enterprise corruption Eric Swalwell v. Donald Trump, U.S. District Court District of Columbia, memorandum in support of Trump’s motion to dismiss, 5/24/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 1
12 min
Everything is Securities Fraud? (with Matt Levine)
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Everything is Securities Fraud?" Preet answers listener questions about former President Donald Trump’s defense of “absolute immunity” against a lawsuit brought by Rep. Eric Swalwell, and the recent news that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has convened a grand jury to hear evidence and weigh charges against Trump. Then, Preet interviews Matt Levine, a financial columnist at Bloomberg Opinion who writes Money Stuff, the popular free daily newsletter.  Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Levine discusses whether we should worry about insider trading, and breaks down the implications of the recent “SPAC” boom. Head to cafe.com/insider.  We have a new podcast! Each Tuesday, historians Heather Cox Richardson & Joanne Freeman will help us make sense of the week’s news through the historical lens and share resonant anecdotes from the American past. The first episode of “Now & Then” comes out Tuesday, June 1st. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!   Sign up to receive the CAFE Brief, a weekly newsletter featuring analysis by Elie Honig, a weekly roundup of politically charged legal news, and historical lookbacks that help inform our current political challenges.  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 27
1 hr 5 min
CAFE Insider Sample 5/25: Investigating Trump
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down New York Attorney General Letitia James’ decision to join the Manhattan District Attorney’s criminal investigation into The Trump Organization. In the full episode, they discuss the debate in Congress over launching a 9/11-style commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, and the Supreme Court’s decision to review a major abortion case. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Subscribe to Now & Then, hosted by historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman: Apple Podcasts, Spotify RSVP to CAFE Live event with Heather and Joanne on Thursday, May 27th at 6pm ET. The event will also be live streamed on CAFE’s FaceBook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts.  U.S. Constitution, Article IV, Section 2 Florida Criminal Procedure §941.02 - Fugitives from justice; duty of Governor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 25
15 min
Monopoly Isn't a Game (with Amy Klobuchar)
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Monopoly Isn't a Game” Preet answers listener questions about the importance of keeping ongoing investigations under wraps, and the recent news that former White House Counsel Don McGahn has struck a deal to testify before Congress. Then, Preet interviews Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar about her new book, Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age and the work that she’s doing as Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights.  Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Senator Klobuchar discusses the antitrust proposal she unveiled in February.  We have a new podcast! Each Tuesday, historians Heather Cox Richardson & Joanne Freeman will help us make sense of the week’s news through the historical lens and share resonant anecdotes from the American past. The first episode of “Now & Then” comes out Tuesday, June 1st. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!   Thank you so much for your support in the recent Webby Awards voting. We’re excited to announce that we won the People’s Voice Webby Award for Best News & Politics Podcast Episode for our February 2020 episode with former Lead House Impeachment Counsel Dan Goldman. We couldn’t have done it without your votes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 20
1 hr 2 min
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