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October 17, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent USA TODAY column on the Democratic LGBT forum and what that means for 2020, the latest with Trump, Biden, and Ukraine, and how the betrayal of the Kurds looks to other U.S. allies, plus a discussion on how Democrats should handle impeachment.Special Guest: Tom Nichols.
October 16, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Tuesday's Democratic debate, the latest with the U.S.-Turkey relationship and how Republicans are reacting.Special Guests: A.B. Stoddard and Ben Parker.
October 15, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, CNN's Brian Stelter joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the sudden departure of Shep Smith from Fox News, and what that means for the future of the network, the violent video shown at a pro-Trump conference at a Trump property, the ABC Syria blunder, the NBC / Ronan Farrow dustup, and the curious works of James O'Keefe.Special Guest: Brian Stelter.
October 14, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bryan McGrath joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss recent developments in Syria with Turkey, the Kurds, and ISIS, the increasingly transactional nature of U.S. foreign policy, Mattis, Trump, and Congress's waiver, plus how American exceptionalism took a turn from the serious to a carnivalesque funhouse mirror version. Special Guest: Bryan McGrath.
October 12, 2019
On a special weekend edition of the Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes to talk about President Trump's crazy rally in Minnesota, his ugly weaponization of refugee resettlement policy, and the latest with Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani and the President.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
October 11, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent Washington Post item on why the Senate is likelier to remove Trump than you think, Turkey and the Kurds, the 2020 elections, and the Ukraine whistleblower.Special Guest: David Priess.
October 10, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, the Washington Post's Dave Weigel joins host Charlie Sykes to share stories and insights from his beat on the 2020 campaign trail. Will Colorado send Hickenlooper to Washington? Are there really swing voters out there? And why diners and rallies aren't good places to get the pulse of the American heartland.Special Guest: Dave Weigel.
October 9, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, James Hohmann of the Washington Post joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest with the impeachment inquiry, President Trump's curious view of Article II powers, the reemergence of Trey Gowdy, and the latest with Syria, Turkey, and the Kurds.Special Guest: James Hohmann.
October 8, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Politico Magazine's Tim Alberta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why he thinks permanent tribalism will be the new-normal in a post-Trump political world, the GOP discontent over President Trump's Syria decision, and why he's watching to see how a certain Senator from Utah handles the impeachment inquiry.Special Guest: Tim Alberta.
October 7, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Matt Lewis joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss whether the Senate's Republican caucus will ever provide 20 votes to remove Donald Trump from office, what the effect has been from his handling with affairs with Ukraine and Turkey, to the GOP's outrage at the NBA regarding China's influence. Plus, a look at 2020 and the polls.Special Guest: Matt Lewis.
October 4, 2019
On today's Bulwark Megacast, Tim Miller and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the whistleblower complaint, the impeachment inquiry, and what it's like to live in the conspiratorial mind of President Donald J. Trump. Plus, a preview of our new podcast.Special Guest: Tim Miller.
October 3, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tom LoBianco joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book Piety & Power: Mike Pence and the Taking of the White House. Special Guest: Tom LoBianco.
October 2, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Greg Weiner joins Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent NYT column, and how Donald Trump may have inadvertently awakened a long-dormant Congress. Special Guest: Greg Weiner.
October 1, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Princeton professor Kevin M. Kruse joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the impeachment inquiry, Congressional oversight and past impeachment efforts, Bill Barr and Rudy Giuliani, as well as an update on Dinesh D'Souza.Special Guest: Kevin M. Kruse.
September 30, 2019
On today's Bulwark _Podcast, David Brooks from the _New York Times joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss impeachment and his recent book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life."Special Guest: David Brooks.
September 28, 2019
On a special weekend megacast, Charlie Sykes, Sarah Longwell, and Jonathan V. Last talk about the many potential outcomes in an impeachment scenario, Joe and Hunter Biden, Ukraine, and what it means for 2020.
September 27, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Kyle Kondik joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent story about President Trump's attempts to go on offense and expand the 2020 electoral map. Special Guest: Kyle Kondik.
September 26, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's Quinta Jurecic joins host Charlie Sykes to break down the just-released whistleblower complaint, and where it fits in Trump's pattern of obstruction.Special Guest: Quinta Jurecic.
September 25, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Peter Wehner from the Ethics and Public Policy Center joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the mobster mentality of the Ukraine call, the risk of Congressional inaction, and what a smoking gun would look like in a sane universe.Special Guest: Peter Wehner.
September 24, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, NBC's Jonathan Allen joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss how President Trump's Ukraine call may have titled the balance towards a certain impeachment vote. Special Guest: Jonathan Allen.
September 23, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the cost of not punishing misdeeds, and his advice for Congressional Democrats on what they can do in response, as well as the current state of the primary-canceling GOP.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
September 20, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about Ben Sasse's plan for survival, the RNC's unusual arrangement with President Trump to stymie his three challengers, how Elizabeth Warren survived Trump's early offensive, and Ukraine, whistleblowers, and the Rudy Giuliani meltdown.Special Guest: Michael Steele.
September 19, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Skyes to discuss the anonymous whistleblower complaint, the departure of John Bolton, and new NSA Robert O'Brien and his resume.Special Guest: David Priess.
September 18, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Corey Lewandowski's House testimony, Elizabeth Warren's 2020 bid, and the shameful words of Michelle Malkin about Cokie Roberts.Special Guest: David Jolly.
September 17, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Commentary's Noah Rothman joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss "The Rothman Doctrine" because when it comes to Brett Kavanaugh, there are no truths, only narratives. Plus, the latest with Iran and John Bolton, and Sean Spicer on DWTS.Special Guest: Noah Rothman.
September 16, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Beto O'Rourke's cynical gun control fantasy, how it will impact those who have a chance of being President and down the ballot, the latest with Saudi Arabia and our foreign policy towards Iran, and a look at Joe Biden's campaign.Special Guest: Rick Wilson.
September 13, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, McKay Coppins from_ The Atlantic_ joins host Charlie Sykes to breakdown Thursday's Democratic debate, and his recent Atlantic cover story "The Heir" about the fight for the future of the Trump dynasty.Special Guest: McKay Coppins.
September 12, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment inquiry, the scope of what the House might do outside of the Mueller Report, the latest on what Andrew McCabe is up to, and what John Bolton's departure might mean for U.S. foreign policy.Special Guest: Benjamin Wittes.
September 11, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, National Review's David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the "Melee at CUA" and the problems of conservative illiberalism.Special Guest: David French.
September 10, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, James Poniewozik from the New York Times _joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: _Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America.Special Guest: James Poniewozik.
September 9, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Politico's Natasha Bertrand joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her story about Air Force layovers in Scotland with personnel staying at President Trump's Turnberry resort, as well as the failed Camp David accord with the Taliban.Special Guest: Natasha Bertrand.
September 6, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Stephen F. Hayes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Packers, Sharpiegate, the French/Ahmari debate, and Pompeo's concern with the Taliban deal. Plus, the GOP primaries, 2020, and the Green New Deal, along with an update on his new venture with Jonah Goldberg.Special Guest: Stephen F. Hayes.
September 5, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent story on the Trump & Pence Ireland grift, how the pattern has not only continued, but expanded, the CNN climate change debate, and Sharpiegate.Special Guest: Tim Miller.
September 4, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Brexit and Boris Johnson, Jim Mattis and President Trump, the enemy-of-my-enemy principle, and a response to the critical item on him in National Review.Special Guest: Tom Nichols.
September 3, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, senior editor Jim Swift and senior writer Andrew Egger join host Charlie Sykes to look back on some of the big stories of the summer, from President Trump's increasingly scorched-earth trade war tactics to 2020 Democrats' race to the left on gun control to the question of presidential candidate Woke Joe Walsh.Special Guests: Andrew Egger and Jim Swift.
August 30, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, National Journal's Josh Kraushaar joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 2020 election thunderdome election, the forthcoming debates, Joe Biden's fake story, Joe Walsh, Jim Mattis, and J.D. Vance.Special Guest: Josh Kraushaar.
August 29, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, CATO's Scott Lincicome joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest with President Trump's ongoing trade war.Special Guest: Scott Lincicome.
August 28, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Weld joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his 2020 bid, the entrance of fellow primary challenger Joe Walsh, who might also join the fray, and his plan for the first 100 days should become President.Special Guest: Bill Weld.
August 27, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, David Byler from the Washington Post joins host Charlie Sykes to break down the 2020 polling: Is Biden falling? How much movement will see? The durability of Trump's (low) numbers, and what Democrats might need to do to flip the Senate.Special Guest: David Byler.
August 26, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss unplugging from the news for a week and what it's like to plug back in, the history of emergency powers and the Cold War, the 25th Amendment and bad judgement, and a look at the 2020 race, gaffes and flubbing.Special Guest: David Priess.
August 23, 2019
On today's Friday Megacast, publisher Sarah Longwell and senior writer Andrew Egger discuss a whirlwind week of news, from Donald Trump's new authoritarian trade war meltdown to the question of whether any of the long-shot GOP types challenging him in 2020 have a prayer, and even manage to sneak in stuff about Greenland!Special Guest: Andrew Egger.
August 22, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Batya Ungar-Sargon from The Forward joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's spat with members of "The Squad" over Israel, Anti-Semitism, and America.Special Guest: Batya Ungar-Sargon.
August 21, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, former Congressman Joe Walsh joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why President Trump is unfit for office, the 2020 elections, our growing debt, and other threats.Special Guest: Joe Walsh.
August 20, 2019
A.B. Stoddard joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the economy and 2020, the Democratic field, the Squad and Israel.Special Guest: A.B. Stoddard.
August 19, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Brian Rosenwald joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his book: "Talk Radio’s America: How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States."Special Guest: Brian Rosenwald.
August 16, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Ben Howe joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: The Immoral Majority: Why Evangelicals Chose Political Power Over Christian Values.Special Guest: Ben Howe.
August 15, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Cathy Young joins Ben Parker and host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent item on the moral outrage industry, the latest with China, and Israel's decision to deny a visit to two members of Congress.Special Guests: Ben Parker and Cathy Young.
August 14, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss China, Hong Kong, the easy-to-win trade war, and Rep. Nadler's slow burn impeachment.Special Guest: Benjamin Wittes.
August 13, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Matt Lewis joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump and his penchant for conspiracy theories.Special Guest: Matt Lewis.
August 12, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Molly Jong-Fast joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about her recent item on Katie Hopkins and the paradox of the Brits, the second anniversary of Charlottesville, and a look at the Democratic primaries.Special Guest: Molly Jong-Fast.
August 9, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, publisher Sarah Longwell and senior writer Andrew Egger discuss President Trump's tone-deaf visit with hospitalized survivors of the El Paso shooting, whether new gun legislation is likely in this Congress, and how much Joe Biden stands to lose for gaffes in the 2020 primary.Special Guest: Andrew Egger.
August 8, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare's Quinta Jurecic joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her work on the radicalization process, and what she's learned about her "countering violent extremism" theory in the years of the Trump presidency.Special Guest: Quinta Jurecic.
August 7, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Patrick Svitek from the Texas Tribune joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Texas and the 2020 elections. Texas is transforming, but is it in play this cycle? Will the Democrats clean up with GOP retirements? How are the border issues and the recent spotlight on El Paso (and Beto) factor in? Special Guest: Patrick Svitek.
August 6, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Adam J. White joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the response to the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, why states might be able to do something since Congress likely won't, and whether or not a domestic terrorism law is on the horizon.Special Guest: Adam J. White.
August 5, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Peter Wehner from the Ethics and Public Policy Center joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, how our democracy depends on a culture of words, and whether or not President Trump can heal the U.S.Special Guest: Peter Wehner.
August 2, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare COO David Priess joins guest host Jim Swift to discuss the Detroit Democratic Debates, and President Trump's plan to replace DNI Dan Coats with Rep. John Ratcliffe from Trump's central casting.Special Guest: David Priess.
August 1, 2019
On today's Bulwark Megacast, Jonathan V. Last, Sarah Longwell, Jim Swift are joined by Bulwark contributor Tim Miller to provide an autopsy of the Detroit Democratic debates and the weird love on the right for Tulsi and Marianne.Special Guest: Tim Miller.
July 31, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Michael Graham from New Hampshire Journal joins guest host Jim Swift and Ben Parker to talk about the first night of the second Democratic debate, Northeastern Republicans, and Skype spam.Special Guests: Ben Parker and Michael Graham.
July 30, 2019
With Charlie Sykes on vacation, it falls to guest hosts Jim Swift and Andrew Egger to break down the news of the day and share their errant thoughts on topics from Sen. Josh Hawley's plan to seize federal control of the Internet to whether we live in a culture of addiction to what books they're reading this summer.Special Guest: Andrew Egger.
July 29, 2019
Joining guest host Jim Swift on today's Bulwark podcast is Gwen Moritz, editor of Arkansas Business, to talk about the Elaine Massacre, part of the deadly Red Summer of 1919, a hundred years later.Special Guest: Gwen Moritz.
July 26, 2019
It's a weekend Bulwark megacast, in which publisher Sarah Longwell and senior writer Andrew Egger discuss the aftermath of Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress—from disappointed #Resistance elegies to conspiratorial Trumpworld rambles—and break down the week's sundry news, the new hefty spending bill and the next round of Democratic debates.Special Guest: Andrew Egger.
July 25, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Jonah Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Mueller hearings, dog pictures on Twitter, the balkanization of tribalism on the right, how race, racism, and identity politics will play in 2020, and an update on his new venture.Special Guest: Jonah Goldberg.
July 24, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the first half of Robert Mueller's day on Capitol Hill, the two disparate audiences Congress is pandering to, why the "five minute rule" is stupid, and how socialism, economics, and racial politics will factor into the 2020 elections.Special Guest: Rick Wilson.
July 23, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast,_ Lawfare_'s David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to preview Wednesday's Mueller hearing.Special Guest: David Priess.
July 22, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, David Frum from The Atlantic joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the "new nationalism" and how it could change the future of the GOP, the 2020 elections, and advice for Democrats (if they'll listen.)Special Guest: David Frum.
July 19, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, former Rep. David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's 2020 rally and the "send her back" chant at his recent rally in North Carolina.Special Guest: David Jolly.
July 18, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Politico Magazine's Tim Alberta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump."Special Guest: Tim Alberta.
July 17, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, National Journal's Josh Kraushaar joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the conservative / liberal culture clash playing out between President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, and The Squad. Will Trump's racist tweets get him in trouble, or are they causing Democrats more? Also, is 2020 going to be a repeat of 1972? Plus, former Governor and Rep. Mark Sanford's primary trial balloon, did it burst last night? Special Guest: Josh Kraushaar.
July 16, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump's racist tweetstorm, the method to the madness of his extreme rhetoric going into 2020, and how the Democrats are responding. Plus, Wimbledon and Apollo 11.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
July 15, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Vox's Jane Coaston joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the state of the American right in the age of Trump.Special Guest: Jane Coaston.
July 12, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Mona Charen and Gabriel Schoenfeld join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the growth of a new nationalism in the Republican party.Special Guests: Gabriel Schoenfeld and Mona Charen.
July 11, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bulwark publisher Sarah Longwell joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent piece "The Breakup" and the Megan Rapinoe-Trump controversy.
July 10, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the upcoming Mueller hearing, the recent reporting about Russia's involvement promoting the Seth Rich conspiracy, the resignation of Ambassador Kim Darroch, and the future of the emoluments clause.Special Guest: Benjamin Wittes.
July 9, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America", the state of the White House press corps, the 2020 elections, and the coming Mueller hearing.Special Guest: Jim Acosta.
July 8, 2019
On today's Bulwark Megacast, Andrew Egger and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Fourth of July fanfare on the mall, Justin Amash going rogue, the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein, and the USWNT win.Special Guests: Andrew Egger and Jim Swift.
July 5, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, contributor Kim Wehle joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her now book: How to Read the Constitution—and Why.Special Guest: Kim Wehle.
July 3, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Mark Salter joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his late boss John McCain, President Trump's strange obsession with him, the 2020 Democratic primaries so far, whether or not "win at all politics" is here to stay, and a look back at what the heck happened to Sarah Palin.Special Guest: Mark Salter.
July 2, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the July 4th festivities on the Mall, the Nike controversy, the first Democratic debates and pre-emptive break-up with #NeverTrump conservatives by the far left, why Medicare for All and resurrecting busing is probably a mistake, and when "take your daughter to work day" goes too far.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
July 1, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the first round of DNC debates, the President's trip to Japan and North Korea, and Ivanka Trump the diplomat.Special Guest: David Jolly.
June 28, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Slate's Will Saletan joins host Charlie Sykes to break down last night's blockbuster debate.Special Guest: Will Saletan.
June 27, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Part 1 of the last night's DNC debates.Special Guest: Rick Wilson.
June 26, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Andrew Egger and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump's twitter tirade, his rant on Fox Business, the coming Democratic debates, the chaos at the NRA, the GOP and big tech, the Fallwell / Moore feud, and the Wayfair boycott.Special Guests: Andrew Egger and Jim Swift.
June 25, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Princeton professor Kevin M. Kruse joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the revisionist history on the right, the rape allegations against President Trump and how quickly we've pivoted to Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg's problematics, plus why floating Nikki Haley as VP is a warning sign for the GOP.Special Guest: Kevin M. Kruse.
June 24, 2019
On today's podcast, Adam White joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the importance of Gundy v. United States, an update on President Trump's administrative state—including his many non-confirmed employees and how this gives him flexibility—as well as the non-Iran strike and the latest on the non-delegation doctrine's future.Special Guest: Adam J. White.
June 21, 2019
On today's Bulwark Megacast, Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's aborted attack on Iran, the latest in the Alabama Senate race, the anti-Biden pile on, Elizabeth Warren's plan for everything, and remembering Charles Krauthammer.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
June 20, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Andrew Egger and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the intra-party rift within the Wisconsin GOP, Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s weird Miami hostel problem, and Missouri Senator Josh Hawley's war on big tech and Sec. 230 of the Communications Decency Act.Special Guests: Andrew Egger and Jim Swift.
June 19, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Commentary's Noah Rothman joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's 2020 re-election kickoff speech, how socialism will play with swing voters, AOC's concentration camps gaffe, the latest with Iran, and the debate over Harvard and Kyle Kashuv.Special Guest: Noah Rothman.
June 18, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast Alexander Nazaryan joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his newly published book: "The Best People: Trump's Cabinet and the Siege on Washington." While the administration has mastered the art of the "shitshow strategy" they're managing to get a lot of things accomplished, even if more messes are created daily.Special Guest: Alexander Nazaryan.
June 17, 2019
On today's Bulwark Podcast, A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the potential for a government shutdown, the Stephanopoulos interview, Mike Pence's future in 2020, and why President Trump suddenly doesn't believe polls anymore.Special Guest: A.B. Stoddard.
June 14, 2019
Today on the Bulwark podcast, David French from National Review joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about "David Frenchism." What is the future of the conservatism when it comes to classical liberalism or illiberalism? Also, what is "performative wokeness?" Special Guest: David French.
June 13, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, George F. Will joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "The Conservative Sensibility."Special Guest: George F. Will.
June 12, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, NBC's Jonathan Allen joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the lessons of 2016 for Democrats, does policy matter in 2020? A look at how the Biden / Trump shadowboxing played out in Iowa, what Justin Amash's future may be, and the potential for a government shutdown over the debt limit.Special Guest: Jonathan Allen.
June 11, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, author Brad Thor joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss what it's like writing political thrillers in a thrilling age. He talks about his experience seeing what his characters do in the real world, why he's not going to primary Trump, and the current state of tribalism in conservative politics.Special Guest: Brad Thor.
June 10, 2019
Today on the Bulwark podcast, Andrew Egger and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to talk about Joe Biden's Hyde amendment struggles, President Trump's tariff threat addiction, and why Sen. Josh Hawley is over the age of Pelagius.Special Guests: Andrew Egger and Jim Swift.
June 7, 2019
Today on the Bulwark podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his six rules for flying, Sean Hannity's self-own, and President Trump's Normandy insults.Special Guest: Tom Nichols.
June 6, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Peter Wehner from the Ethics and Public Policy Center joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book, The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump.Special Guest: Peter Wehner.
June 5, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, David Priess from Lawfare joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about how Congress is handling the Mueller Report's release, their investigation, and the potential for impeachment by the House. Will Pelosi pull the trigger?Special Guest: David Priess.
June 4, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, Gideon Resnick from The Daily Beast joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 2020 democratic primary. Whether it's Biden avoiding the boos of California democrats, Mayor Pete offering up a sound byte on Al Franken, or the strategy of impeachment, it has been a busy week. Plus, what the heck happened to Howard Schultz?Special Guest: Gideon Resnick.
June 1, 2019
On today's special weekend megacast, Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to talk about Justin Amash's town hall meeting, how Congress is abdicating its role on trade, the petty sleight of the White House over the U.S.S. John McCain, and whether the House will consider censure, impeachment, or just hold hearings.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
May 31, 2019
On today's Bulwark podcast, former South Carolina Governor and Congressman Mark Sanford joins Charlie Sykes to discuss his break with President Trump, the current state of the GOP and conservatism, and the concern about how pure tribalism is a bad development, even if you don't fear political death.Special Guest: Mark Sanford.
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