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November 19, 2019
Fourteen-term and retiring Congressman Peter King joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." King discusses his point of view on impeachment, his on-going support of President Trump, where the Republican party is headed, and gives his advice to Trump's re-election campaign. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 18, 2019
President of Ripon College and Professor of Politics and Government Zach Messitte joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery's "Buried Treasure." The group discuss Messitte's new book Republican Populist. They breakdown the subject of said book - Spiro Agnew - who he was, his place in history, and how how he helped pave the way for President Trump's America. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 15, 2019
New Jersey Congressman and former Obama State Department Official Tom Malinowski and Debbie Dingell, Democratic Congresswoman from Michigan join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Both Malinowski and Dingell weigh in on impeachment, the process, the hearings, what we can expect schedule-wise moving forward, and what the 2020 candidates should be focused on. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 14, 2019
CBS Legal Analyst Kim Whele and Yahoo News colleague Alex Nazaryan join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman for a special post-hearing round table discussion. They break down the testimonies and new revelations of U.S. Ukrainian diplomat William Taylor and Senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine George Kent that took place in front of the Adam Schiff-led House Intelligence Committee. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 11, 2019
Director and Documentary Filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery's "Buried Treasure." They discuss his new film - "Where's My Roy Cohn?" - in great detail. Trump, alongside others like Roger Stone, were Cohn protégés. And Trump's playbook is straight out of Roy Cohn's. So much that the president uttered the title of Tyrnauer's film back in January of 2018. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 8, 2019
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and Yahoo News colleagues Jenna McLaughlin and Jon Ward join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, McLaughlin, Ward and our hosts discuss the latest in the impeachment inquiry including threatening voicemails left for the whistleblowers lawyer, Mark Zaid. Then Senator Brown weighs in on impeachment, the recent voting throughout the US, as well as his new book - Desk 88 - which tells the stories of those who sat before him at said desk in the US Senate. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 4, 2019
Former Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel and current Professor at Harvard Law School - Jack Goldsmith - joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery's "Buried Treasure." They discuss Goldsmith's new book, In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth, in great detail as Goldsmith's stepfather was Hoffa's right-hand man - Charles "Chuckie" O'Brien. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 31, 2019
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, Mike and Dan talk about the recent House vote on the impeachment inquiry as well as all the player involved. Then Maddow discusses Trump, Putin, oil, and her new book "Blowout." Finally, Landrieu makes it clear whether or not he would jump in the presidential race as a late entry for the democrats. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 28, 2019
Politico Senior Legal Affairs Contributor Josh Gerstein joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery's "Buried Treasure." They compare and contrast the raid on Osama Bin Laden during the Obama presidency to the recent raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 24, 2019
NY Congressman Max Rose and Harvard Law Professor and former Justice Dept. Official Jack Goldsmith join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Rose, one of the few Democratic hold-outs in the House with regards to the impeachment inquiry, has come around in support. He discusses what finally pushed him over the edge and what he believes the Democrats’ main focus should be in the upcoming 2020 election. Then Goldsmith weighs in on what crimes, if any, the President has committed. And if they warrant removal from office. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 22, 2019
Former Ohio Governor, John Kasich, joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this bonus episode of "Skullduggery." The very outspoken and recent critic of President Trump joins to discuss where he currently stands on the impeachment inquiry and the potential removal of the President from his office. They also discuss his new book, "It's up to us," where the solution to unite our currently divided country resides, and if there's a path to a presidential run in the future. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 18, 2019
Congressman Jamie Raskin and former National Security Council Official Sam Vinograd join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." With the unbelievable press conference held by White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, the group reacts to the now admitted "Quid Pro Quo" in regard to Ukraine. Raskin then fills us in on the current state of witnesses testifying behind closed doors in regards to the impeachment inquiry. And then Vinograd breaks down the US - Turkey deal surrounding Syria.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 11, 2019
Former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs - Richard Stengel - and Journalist and Author of “Deep State” - James B. Stewart, join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Stengel breaks down the information war, how it has lead to our current political state, and the lasting damage Trump has done by pulling troops out of Syria. Then Stewart explains the origins of the term "deep state" and how it's being used to the Presidents benefit. Impeachment is also on the table as well as the arrests of two Giuliani associates who helped him on Ukraine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 4, 2019
Former Federal Prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Michael Zeldin joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." The group combs through the newly released text messages involving President Trump, his staff, and representatives from Ukraine. With hearings ongoing behind closed doors, what ultimately is going to happen? Is there enough concrete evidence now for Impeachment? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 3, 2019
Former Deputy Secretary of State and Foreign Policy Advisor to Biden for President, Tony Blinken, and Former White House Counsel to President Barack Obama, Kathy Ruemmler, join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." With multiple subpoenas in full flight, the group discuss in detail the process the Whistleblower took that got us where we are today. They also dive deeper into the July 25 phone call now that we know Mike Pompeo was listening in. Blinken also gives us an inside look into Biden and his son while Ruemmler explains what the Dems should keep their focus on if they want to see this impeachment through. No shortage of topics on this episode. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 27, 2019
Former federal prosecutor and CNN legal analyst Elie Honig joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." The group breakdown the now unclassified whistleblower complaint in regards to Trump and his actions involving President Zelensky of the Ukraine, the July 25th phone call, and "the favor." Will this be the final straw that pushes the House Democrats to move towards impeachment? And what are the reactions from their colleagues from across the aisle? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 24, 2019
Journalist and historian Evan Thomas joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of "Buried Treasure." The group discusses the Watergate scandal, Nixon, and how it relates to the unfolding story of Trump's now infamous recent phone call to the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky. Will we ever see the transcript or hear the recording of Trump's call like we did the Nixon tapes? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 20, 2019
New York congressional candidate Lindsey Boylan and former FBI special agent and author Josh Campbell join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on “Skullduggery.” Boylan, arguably the most powerful candidate for Congress no one is discussing, is putting pressure on House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler when it comes to moving on impeachment of the president. Then, Campbell brings us inside the FBI by telling us what it was like serving under James Comey and how the bureau is dealing with the constant attacks from President Trump. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 18, 2019
New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Their newly released book, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh, has caused quite a stir bringing forth a previously unreported allegation against Kavanaugh prompting several Democratic candidates to call for his impeachment from the Supreme Court. Isikoff and Klaidman challenge Pogrebin and Kelly as they take a deep dive into the material to find out what sticks and what doesn't. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 13, 2019
Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley and The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Glasser discusses the recent "firing" of National Security Advisor John Bolton and what impact it will have moving forward on the Trump Administration. Then, Senator Merkley weighs in on Immigration and the recent Supreme Court decision that will allow the barring of Central American Migrants from ever seeking asylum in the US. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
September 5, 2019
Former FBI Agent Ali Soufan and NYU’s Paul Barrett join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of "Skullduggery." Soufan weighs in on the the recent IG report on James Comey, the pulling out of troops from Afghanistan, and the US negotiations with the Taliban. Barrett then dissects his recent eye-opening report on disinformation being spread via "deep fake" videos and other tactics on social media and what we can do to combat it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 29, 2019
Chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times Carl Hulse and Yahoo News' own Jon Ward join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." After the recent news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's most recent cancer scare, Hulse discusses what could happen if RBG couldn't fulfill her duties as Supreme Court Justice as well as the tactics used by Mitch McConnell during the Merrick Garland nomination during the Obama Administration and how its changed the landscape of how we approve judges moving forward. Then Ward joins to take a deeper dive into his groundbreaking story about the Quitman 10+2 and the case of alleged voter suppression in Georgia. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 24, 2019
With the release of revealing new documents from his court file, former Donald Trump real estate advisor Felix Sater -- in an exclusive interview with Skullduggery-- talks about his one time life of crime, his work with mobsters in a Wall Street "pump and dump" scheme and his years serving as an undercover informant for the U.S. government providing crucial details about Al Qaeda terrorists and international cyber criminals. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 23, 2019
Elie Honig, former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and author Anna Merlan join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on “Skullduggery.” Jeffrey Epstein is the focus, with Honig giving us a verbal behind-the-scenes tour of the Manhattan jail that was holding Epstein prior to his death by suicide. How could something like this even happen? Merlan joins to discuss all the conspiracies that came to the forefront just hours after his death was reported. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 9, 2019
Documentary filmmakers Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery. They discuss their most recent film, The Great Hack, which focuses on the Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal. The group also dives deeper into the repercussions of giving away our data for free on social media sites, the damage it's already done, and how this can and will affect us going forward especially with the upcoming 2020 presidential election. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
August 2, 2019
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci and Yahoo News Contributor Zach Dorfman join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery. "The Mooch" has been outspoken about Trump's recent flurry of racist tweets and warns the President he may be heading down the wrong path to re-election. Then Dorfman fills us in on what the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps is as well as what they are up to around the world with an exclusive story. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 26, 2019
Former Justice Department official Matt Miller and CNN Contributor Bianna Golodryga join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman for a round table discussion breaking down the six plus hours of long awaited Mueller testimony. They each give their insights into what went right and what went wrong for both the Republicans and the Democrats as well as how this will impact the future as we barrel towards the 2020 election. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 19, 2019
Political Consultant Mike Murphy and Author - Journalist Tim Alberta join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery. After several recent racially divisive tweets from the President, Republican and former political strategist Murphy addresses the current state of affairs for Trump's attempt at re-election. Then Alberta joins to weigh in on VP Mike Pence as well as the on-going divide in the Republican Party. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 15, 2019
Brenda Wineapple, author of the new book The Impeachers, joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Buried Treasure. They take a deep look into the political climate surrounding the first ever impeachment attempt of a president. And bring to light a striking resemblance to the current presidency. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 12, 2019
Independent investigator Conchita Sarnoff and The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode. Sarnoff breaks down the Jeffrey Epstein case having first reported on the matter almost a decade ago. Then, Winstead joins to unveil the origin story of the term 'Fake News' as well as her activism with Abortion Access Front and her battle to save women's reproductive rights. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
July 3, 2019
Douglas Brinkley, author, Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities, and professor of history at Rice University joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. They take a deep dive into the subject of Brinkley's latest book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race. They discuss stories behind the stories as well as the impact the moon landing had on culture as well as humanity through the eyes of JFK's presidency. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 28, 2019
Congressman Steve Scalise and Yahoo News' own national security and investigations reporter Jenna McLaughlin join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. They challenge Scalise on hot topics like immigration and impeachment while McLaughlin fills us in on her scoop about the US Cyber Command launching a strike against an Iranian spy group. The announcement that Mueller will testify, the citizenship census question, and Trump's most recent sexual assault accuser - E. Jean Carroll - are all on the table as well in this episode. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 21, 2019
Former US Ambassador William Burns, now president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace after a thirty-three-year diplomatic career, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode. They discuss his vast work with foreign entities such as Russia and Iran, everything that went right and wrong, and what he thinks of the current state of foreign affairs. In addition, Yahoo News' own Alex Nazaryan talks about his new book, The Best People, which focuses on those who have come and gone in the Trump administration. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 18, 2019
Ramzi Kassem, a professor of law at the City University of New York, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss his work defending Guantánamo Bay detainees. Kassem is currently working to shine a light on detainees who have been imprisoned without ever being convicted of a crime, such as his client Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alawi, who was classified as a “forever prisoner” in 2010 despite never being convicted because he was considered too dangerous to be released. Intelligence analysts allege that he was once a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 14, 2019
Tommy Vietor, former spokesperson for President Obama and the US National Security Council turned Podcaster (Pod Save America) joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. They discuss Trump's comments about excepting political dirt from a foreign government, his attack's on the intel community and why we no longer talk about national security issues like drones. Then co-hosts of the podcast Words Matter, Joe Lockhart and Katie Barlow jump in to comment on the state of impeachment, court fights over subpoenas, as well as executive privilege. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 11, 2019
Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel, former diplomat and now author, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Buried Treasure. vanden Heuvel was assistant to US AG Robert F. Kennedy, US Ambassador to the European of the United Nations, has been Chairman of the Roosevelt Institute, and is a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He's seen and done it all. They discuss his lengthy resume through fascinating personal accounts as well as his thoughts on the current presidency. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
June 7, 2019
Michael Wolff, author of Siege: Trump Under Fire - joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss is most recent effort. Our guest is pushed hard on what is fact and what is fiction in his latest book as well as where he comes up with these damning claims. Then, the hosts of the popular podcast Mueller She Wrote let us know where they stand after Mueller has called it a day and what's in store for the ladies moving forward. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 31, 2019
David Enrich - New York Times Financial Editor and Emily Brandwin - former CIA Operations Officer join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery. Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank and what it's like to be a "spy" in the CIA are all discussed alongside Mike and Dan's thoughts on Mueller's final public statement. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 28, 2019
Richard Arenberg, a Senator George Mitchell staff member in the mid-to-late 80's and now Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs at the Watson Institute, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery's Buried Treasure. The group discuss the almost now forgotten Iran-Contra affair and the stark contrast to how Congress operated back then vs. how it does during the current presidential investigations of today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 24, 2019
Rep. Steve Cohen and Yahoo's DC Bureau Chief Sharon Weinberger join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery. Weinberger helps breakdown the recent bombshell indictment of Julian Assange and what that could mean for the future of news organizations, journalists, and the First Amendment. Then Congressman Cohen, who's leading the charge for impeachment of the President, discusses next steps as well as the origins of that now infamous chicken he put in Bill Barr's place in the hearing room. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 21, 2019
Michael Bobelian, author of Battle for the Marble Palace joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of Skullduggery's Buried Treasure. The discuss the legacy of Abe Fortas, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1965 to 1969, how he's affected modern day politics, as well as his lasting effects on the Supreme Court. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 17, 2019
Seth Moulton - a 2020 Presidential Candidate and Charlie Leerhsen - President Trump's former ghostwriter join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Skullduggery. The Moulton discussion covers National Security, impeachment of Trump, and why a moderate and former Marine with three Harvard degrees should be the next Commander-in-Chief. Then, Leerhsen lets us behind the curtain during a time period that saw Trump lose over a billion dollars while the two of them put together a follow-up book to his best seller, The Art of the Deal. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 15, 2019
Jim Baker, former government official at the DOJ who served as general counsel for the F.B.I. joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss his time spent at the Bureau. They cover James Comey, Rod Rosenstein, The Steele Dossier, Trump, and Fisa Warrents. Who should we believe? What's the current state of the F.B.I. with the public, and would he testify if asked in regards to the President? All this and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 10, 2019
Rep. Rashida Tlaib and chief White House correspondent for The New York Times Peter Baker join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this edition. Tlaib weighs in on impeachment proceedings, the Trump Administration, and the Israeli - Palastinian conflict. As for Baker, he discusses what the differences are between covering an Obama Administration vs. the current. It's a feisty episode - buckle up. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 3, 2019
Rep. Jamie Raskin, member of the House Judiciary Committee, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr's testimony in front of the Senate as well as his "no-show" in front of the House. Will this be the straw that breaks the House's back resulting in a push for Impeachment of not only the President, but also Barr himself? Did Barr commit a crime by lying to Congress? Aren't Mueller and Barr friends? Probably not anymore. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 30, 2019
Krissy Clark, host of The Uncertain Hour Podcast which takes a look inside America's drug war, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. They relive the now infamous "crack speech" given by then President George H.W. Bush his first year in office. A sting operation, later found out to be set up from the inside, was used as an opportunity to politicize the war on drugs and a young high schooler - Keith Jackson - paid quite the price for it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 26, 2019
Shane Harris - Senior National Security writer at the Washington Post, as well as Paul Rosenzweig - Senior Fellow, National Security & Cybersecurity at R Street join co-hosts Michael Isikoff, Daniel Klaidman and Yahoo's WH Correspondent Hunter Walker. Now that everyone has had the opportunity to comb through the Mueller Report, the Skullduggery crew analyze as well as reveal hidden nuggets that could easily turn out to be important pieces in the potential impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 19, 2019
Ty Cobb, former White House Lawyer for the Trump administration as well as April Doss, former senior minority counsel for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. The Mueller Report, which has finally been made public, is on the docket and we get everyone's reaction. From Trump to Russia and all the characters in between. What's been made more clear? And what new questions have emerged? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 15, 2019
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sat down with co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman for a wide ranging, hourlong interview. She weighed in on 2020, impeachment, Israel, Amazon, and her first months in Congress. The congressional rising star also shared her Game of Thrones predictions and answered one of the most controversial questions in her district ---- Yankees or Mets? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 13, 2019
Bob Litt, Former General Counsel, Director of National Intelligence joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss all things Julian Assange as Litt was working for the Obama Administration when they decided at the time to not charge Assange. Then, Stuart Taylor enters the conversation to talk about the surprising case of Greg Craig, former White House counsel under Obama, and his indictment due to ties with Paul Manafort. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 9, 2019
Mark Hosenball joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to reminisce about all the real life Chinese spy characters from the 90's as the current administration tries to get to the bottom of the bizarre case of Yujing Zhang, the Chinese woman who snuck on to President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach, Florida, resort Mar-a-Lago. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 6, 2019
The Mueller Report -- here we wait again. As the House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler makes it clear that he won't settle for anything less than the entire un-redacted version of the report, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman discuss how things will look if it turns out Bill Barr was indeed covering up and protecting the President. They also dive into Michael Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, and his last ditch effort to buy more time for his client. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
April 3, 2019
Preet Bharara, former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode. They discuss his infamous "non-phone call" to Donald Trump, his brand new book Doing Justice, how the President gets away with lying, and his theories on why Mueller punted and what the ramifications would be if Bill Barr was found to have been hiding anything due to his short summery of the Mueller Report. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 29, 2019
George Papadopoulos, Glenn Greenwald, and Ben Wittes are all a part of this packed episode of Skullduggery. Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman analyze the fallout of the Bill Barr Mueller Report summery even further alongside Wittes, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Then Greenwald joins to talk about journalists from various outlets possibly misleading the public with their coverage of the Russia scandal. Then, excerpts from Isikoff's exclusive one-on-one interview with Papadopoulos from Politics and Prose bookstore in DC in front of a live audience, help paint a clearer picture of what actually did, or didn't happen, to the man who started it all. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 26, 2019
Author Evan Thomas joins Buried Treasure to recount the life of America's first female Supreme Court justice, Sandra Day O'Connor. She's the subject of his new book, "First," which is an intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography. Alongside co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman, they discuss key points in her career as well as her influence. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 25, 2019
Michael Isikoff and Danial Klaidman discuss the fallout from the release of Bill Barr's summery of the Mueller Report. Does this leave us with more questions than answers? There was no collusion found, yet Mueller doesn't exonerate President Trump on obstruction of justice. Check out this bonus episode of Skullduggery. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 22, 2019
Author Vicky Ward and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren join as guests alongside co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss Jared Kushner and the pending Mueller Report respectively. Ward penned the new book Kushner, Inc where she fills in all the details of Jared's past, the rise to his current status, and where it all might have gone wrong. Lofgren, a member of the Judiciary Committee and someone who's worked through two presidential impeachments, let's us know what exactly she things their plan of attack should be in regards to Trump moving forward pre and post Mueller report. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 18, 2019
Roy Wood Jr., correspondent from Comedy Central's The Daily Show, joins Skullduggery's Buried Treasure live from SXSW and the site of The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library. Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman fill you in on the museum-like experience as they recall the first time the President ever tweeted and how it has changed politics forever. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 15, 2019
Alison Klayman and Marie Therese Guirgis, the Director and Producer respectively of the upcoming documentary film The Brink, fill you in on all you need to know about their "behind the curtain" documentary on polarizing figure Steve Bannon. Then George Shipley, an Austin, TX based political consultant, joins the discussion to weigh in on Beto'mania in the wake of O'Rourke's announcement to run for President in 2020. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 9, 2019
Charlie Savage of the New York Times joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on Buried Treasure to discuss the surveillance kerfuffle during Obama's time in office. The previously unknown gathering of data and surveillance, while spying on American's phone records, was explained to the public as a necessary tool in order to thwart terror plots. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 8, 2019
Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss why he's throwing his hat in the ring for 2020, how he really feels about our current president, why he's running as a Republican this time around, and where he'd like to take the party moving forward. They also talk about the extraordinary situation in 1988 where Weld, alongside some of his former colleagues at the DOJ, quit because of their mounting concern over the legal problems and leadership of Attorney General Edwin Meese. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 4, 2019
Daryl Johnson, intelligence analyst working for several federal agencies for nearly 20 years, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to talk about his now infamous report about DHS Right-Wing Extremism. The leak and its aftermath of the report have had an adverse effect on homeland security, a threat still largely ignored in many circles today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 1, 2019
Congressman Jamie Raskin, member of the house oversight committee, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this week's episode of Skullduggery. They discuss everything that took place during the Michael Cohen public hearing from why he believes campaign finance charges aren't grounds for impeachment to emoluments as well as Trump's tax returns to whether or not Cohen is now a credible witness. Raskin also answers the question, " Will we ever get to see the Mueller Report." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 22, 2019
Zach Everson and Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia join this week's episode of Skullduggery to discuss what really goes on in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. as well as the what the congressman learned about migration fresh off a trip from South America and if we'll ever get to see the President's taxes. Yahoo's own Hunter Walker fills in as co-host alongside Michael Isikoff. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 15, 2019
Mimi Rocah and Joon Kim, two former Southern District of New York prosecutors dissect the office's investigation into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization alongside co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 11, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman re-examine the 2009 David Letterman extortion attempt and discuss how Jeff Bezos took a page out of his playbook when it came to his own blackmail dealings recently with AMI. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 8, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome former Legal Adviser to the State Department, Harold Koh, to discuss his recently published "Reader's Guide for the 25th Amendment" and its possible application to the current President. Then, early investor in Facebook and Managing Director of Elevation Partners, Roger McNamee, joins the show to discuss the fallout from the social media giant which he details in great depth throughout the course of his new book, Zucked. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 4, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman sit down with Yahoo's own Jon Ward, author of the new book, Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party. They take a deep dive into a time from the past that is quickly becoming relative today's 2020 presidential climate. Will Trump have to face off against some from his "own party" in order to seek re-election? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 1, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome on-again off-again Trump supporter Ann Coulter as she dishes on the president, the immigration issue and the 2020 election. Then, Jerome Corsi, a potential key witness in the Mueller Investigation joins to discuss his current relationship with Roger Stone. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 28, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by the man who broke some incredible news changing history and what we thought we knew in regards to the Cuban Missile Crisis. That man is Yahoo's own Sean Naylor. The author of Operation Cobra: The untold story of how a CIA officer trained a network of agents who found the Soviet missiles in Cuba. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 26, 2019
In this bonus episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman break down the fallout from the Roger Stone indictment. They also recall specific moments from their interview with Randy Credico in which they all but predicted a month ago exactly what just took place. And what will come of the Trump-Russia scenario now that a key linchpin, one might think, has been brought in? Dog threats, Wikileaks, and Godfather impressions are abound. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 25, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome two filmmakers to the podcast. First up is journalist and director of the up-coming HBO documentary Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists Jonathan Alter for a discussion about the latest developments in the Trump-Russia story including the Buzzfeed article that got everyone rilled up. Then writer, director, and comedian Adam McKay joins to talk about his freshly Oscar-nominated film Vice as they take a deep dive into its subject matter and what influenced his particular take on Vice President Dick Cheney. (Spoiler Alert) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 21, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman interview author Peter Shinkle about his book Ike’s Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler. The book focuses on The Cold War, The Lavender Scare and the Untold Story of Eisenhower's First National Security Advisor who oversaw the drafting of Eisenhower's Executive Order 10450 which charged the heads of federal agencies and the Office of Personnel Management, supported by the FBI, with investigating federal employees to determine whether they posed security risks due to homosexuality. Cutler himself would later be discovered as a closeted gay. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 18, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome US Senators Klobuchar of Minnesota and Whitehouse of Rhode Island as they discuss joint topics including the Bill Barr confirmation hearing, Trump's relationship with Russia and if he's a threat to National Security, the Mueller Investigation, and when they think the Government Shutdown will end. In addition, Klobuchar talks potential presidential bid while Whitehouse wants answers to Trump's overseas business deals. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 14, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, Michael Isikoff is joined by Yahoo's own national security and investigations reporter Jenna McLaughlin as they discuss the events of the false ballistic missile alert issued one year ago via the Emergency Alert System and Commercial Mobile Alert System over television, radio, and cellphones in the US state of Hawaii. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 11, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman bring in Ben Wittes, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution to discuss the latest with Rod Rosenstein and the Russia investigation. Then Ali Soufan, former FBI agent who was involved in a number of high-profile anti-terrorism cases both in the US and around the world, joins as he's in DC to show support for the memory of Jamal Khashoggi and speak on the 100th day after his murder. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 7, 2019
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman recall the alleged Mohamed Atta meeting in Prague post 9/11 in light of the recent McClatchy story claiming Michael Cohen too had a secret meeting in Prague during Trump's Presidential campaign. What is it about Prague and why are people so quick to accept the reporting in these cases? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 4, 2019
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by Congressman Eric Swalwell. They discuss the shift in power in government, a potential money laundering probe, the saudis, the reaction to Tlaib, and finally his plans to run for president. Then Yahoo's own Jon Ward get involved with his perspective on the recent Romney Op Ed and how his Republican colleagues feel about it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 28, 2018
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by General John Allen who is the current president of the Brookings Institution, retired United States Marine Corps four-star general, and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces - Afghanistan. They discuss the recent removal of US Troops from Syria, the possible impact it could have, and the President's first trip into a war zone. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 21, 2018
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by both Matt Miller and Sol Wisenberg. Miller served as the Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the DOJ under AG Eric Holder and Wisenberg has more than two decades of experience as lead counsel in complex federal white collar crime investigations and jury trials. The group react to the recent Flynn sentencing hearing and talk through the various scenarios of what will happen when the Mueller investigation eventually comes to a close. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 17, 2018
In this bonus interview for Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman sit down with activist, comedian, and former radio host Randy Credico, who happens to be a critical witness in the Roger Stone investigation. Fresh from being grilled by the Mueller team, Credico and his dog Bianca (who was also in the Grand Jury room) fill us in on the latest surrounding the case. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 14, 2018
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman react to the Cohen sentencing and bring in Yahoo's own Hunter Walker who recently spent some time on the phone with Trump's now personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, we get to listen in. Then, Neal Katyal, former Solicitor General during the Obama Administration joins the conversation as they dig through the constitutional ramifications of the situation. And finally, a key witness in the Mueller Investigation in regards to Roger Stone, Randy Credico (and his dog Bianca), jump in to talk about his recent time spent with prosecutors. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 12, 2018
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman recall the Iran Contra affairs, President Bush's pardons of those involved, and the man who pushed for said pardons, William Barr, who happens to be the newly appointed Attorney General chosen by our current President Donald Trump. Will Barr push for pardons yet again for those already indicted and those who may become indicted in the current Mueller probe? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 8, 2018
In this special bonus episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman discuss the recently released Mueller Filings in regards to Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. Then the two are joined by Tim Flanigan, former Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel when Bill Barr was the Attorney General. He weighs in on the matter having worked with both newly appointed Attorney General Bill Barr and current head of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 7, 2018
In this episode, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman take a deep dive into the life and times of the most powerful man in media one could argue, Roger Ailes. They are joined by documentarian and film maker Alexis Bloom who's latest project is "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes." He's the man most commonly known for creating Fox News, but that's just scratching the service. Michael and Dan also tease the upcoming Mueller Memos and a special weekend edition of the Podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 5, 2018
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman recall the infamous October 19th, 1987 George H.W. Bush cover of Newsweek that said, Fighting the 'Wimp Factor.' The two are joined by the man responsible for inserting the wimp, Evan Thomas. He's here to let everyone know that he got it wrong and to tell us some fun interesting stories about his time covering our 41st President. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 30, 2018
In this episode, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, President Trump's former Campaign Manager and Deputy Campaign Manager respectively. They discuss who they believe to be "Trump's Enemies," also the name of their new book, as well as the recent guilty plea by Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen in regards to the Moscow Tower Deal. Then Yahoo's own Hunter Walker reacts to said conversation bringing some revealing insight into the conversation. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 29, 2018
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman look back upon Barack Obama's 2010 State of the Union Address which became memorable when Judge Alito shook his head after the President criticized the Supreme Court for their ruling on Citizens United. Flash forward to present day, President Trump takes aim at the 9th Circuit Court calling every case "an automatic loss for the administration" due to "Obama Judges." Former Newsweek Legal Affairs Editor David Kaplan joins and weighs in on the controversies both then and now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 23, 2018
In this episode, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman are joined by Congressman Steve Cohen of Tennessee to discuss the Articles of Impeachment he put forth against the President previously as well as what the Democrats' upcoming plan is now that they have control of the House. Then one half of the popular podcast "Words Matter," Elise Jordan, joins to talk about what's going on in Mississippi and her thoughts on The White House Correspondents' Association shelving its tradition of having a comedian roast the president and the press corps at its annual fundraising dinner. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 16, 2018
In this episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman sit down for an exclusive and highly sought after interview with George T. Conway III, husband to the Counselor of the President, Kellyanne Conway. No stranger to speaking out against President Trump, he fills us in on the goals of his recently formed coalition entitled Checks and Balances, why he's no longer a registered Republican, his reaction to being called "Mr. Kellyanne Conway" by the President, and what he'd do if Trump was re-elected in 2020. No stone is left unturned. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 13, 2018
In this episode of Buried Treasure, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman relive the 2000 Presidential Election through the experience of the Florida recount. Well, we're back down in Florida again post midterms because there are once again races too close to call. The two discuss who was involved back then and will be again this go around. Hanging Chad anyone? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 9, 2018
In this special bonus episode of Skullduggery, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman, alongside Justice & Security Analyst Matt Miller, discuss the fallout from the Jeff Sessions firing and what possible scenarios may come in its wake. Was this the plan all along? Who is Trump's new acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker? And is he here to stay? All of this just days after the midterms. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 8, 2018
Now that the United States has been left with a divided Government post-midterm elections, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman discuss the possible scenarios the two sides will take moving forward. They also breakdown the results with pollster and chief strategist to the Democrats Joel Benenson to find out what went right and what went wrong. Then national security and investigations reporter and latest member of the Yahoo News team Jenna McLaughlin joins the pod to discuss the U.S. intelligence community's catastrophic and crippling failure resulting in dozens of deaths. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 2, 2018
With the midterm elections now days away, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman sit down for a rare interview with New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Maureen Dowd to discuss the scare tactics used by the Republican Party in an attempt to perpetuate fear in voters. Additionally, political consultant and pundit Hilary Rosen joins the conversation a we take a last minute look into what we can expect on November 6th. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 30, 2018
After the horrific event that took place at the synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman discuss the Oklahoma City Bombing of 1995 as well as the broader cultural extremist moment of the time: militias, Waco, and Ruby Ridge while examining the stark similarities of past events to those of today. Some key differences do exist which they also shed light upon in this episode of Buried Treasure. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 26, 2018
Donald Trump's communication and relationship with the media is like no other. Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman speak with former 10-day, although he would argue 11, White House Director of Communications Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci about his brief tenure in the role as the middle man. Yahoo News White House Correspondent Hunter Walker joins in reaction to the conversation with "the Mooch" and we get an update on the midterm elections via Yahoo News West Coast Correspondent Andrew Romano. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 24, 2018
As more details of Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder emerge, co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman examine another recent time when the Saudi government went after another U.S.-based Saudi dissident. It was June 2015 and WikiLeaks released more that 60,000 cables from inside the Saudi Foreign Ministry. The leaks of the cables didn’t attract much news coverage at the time, but one cable has an eerie new relevance since Khashoggi’s murder. The cable involved U.S.-based Saudi dissident, Ali al-Ahmed, who became a target of the Saudi government. Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman speak with Ali Al-Ahmed about his harrowing experience as the Saudi government attempted to neutralize Ahmed with a years-long campaign against him and his family. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 19, 2018
As more and more questions about the disappearance and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi go unanswered, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman speak withThe Washington Post’s Shane Harris and former national counterterrorism expert Richard Clarke about the Khashoggi story and how it affects U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 16, 2018
U.S. and Saudi Arabia relations are being tested after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Co-hosts Mike Isikoff and Dan Klaidman examine the close relationship that Saudi Arabia has with politics in the nation’s capital and the interesting lobbying tactics the Saudis used when they recruited U.S. military veterans to pressure Congress to get rid of a new law. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
October 12, 2018
Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman discuss all the latest news from this week. They first break down the mysterious disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and talk to Khaled Saffori, a longtime friend of Khashoggi who saw him right before he left for Turkey. They also speak with The Washington Post national security correspondent Greg Miller about his new book, “The Apprentice” and the latest in the Russia investigation as well as author David Kaplan about his latest book on the Supreme Court and Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s first week on the job. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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