The Bulwark Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

381 episodes of The Bulwark Podcast since the first episode, which aired on December 21st, 2018.

  • A.B. Stoddard on the Democratic Debate

    October 16th, 2019  |  44 mins 56 secs
    2020, amy klobuchar, democrats, elections, elizabeth warren, joe biden, kurds, lindsey graham, mike pence, mike pompeo, vladimir putin

    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.

  • Brian Stelter on the Future of Fox News

    October 15th, 2019  |  36 mins 56 secs
    abc, carpe donktum, cnn, donald trump, fox news, james o'keefe, media, msnbc, oann, ronan farrow, shep smith, syria, video

    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.

  • Bryan McGrath on Trump and American Exceptionalism

    October 14th, 2019  |  44 mins 2 secs
    american exceptionalism, assad, carpe donktum, congress, foreign policy, generals, isis, jim mattis, maga, sanctions, secdef, syria, transactionalism, trump, turkey, video, waiver, whistleblowers

    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.

  • Bill Kristol on Trump's Crazy Rally

    October 12th, 2019  |  41 mins 25 secs
    2020, giuliani, refugees, settlement, trump, ukraine

    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.

  • David Priess on Impeachment and the Conventional Wisdom

    October 11th, 2019  |  46 mins 7 secs
    2020, cia, donald trump, gop, impeachment, joe biden, kurds, republicans, senate, whistleblower

    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.

  • Dave Weigel's Tales from the Trail

    October 10th, 2019  |  48 mins 39 secs
    2020, campaigns, dave weigel, democrats, elections, republicans, senate

    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.

  • James Hohmann on the Betrayal of the Kurds

    October 9th, 2019  |  38 mins 27 secs
    article ii, captain kangaroo, china, donald trump, executive power, kurds, lindsey graham, mitt romney, nba, syria, trey gowdy, turkey

    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.

  • Tim Alberta on Our New Permanent Tribalism

    October 8th, 2019  |  40 mins 55 secs
    campaigning, donald trump, impeachment, kurds, mike lee, mitt romney, mobilization, persuasion, ron johnson, syria, tribalism, turkey, utah

    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.

  • Matt Lewis on Whether Impeachment is Possible

    October 7th, 2019  |  49 mins 33 secs
    2020, biden, china, donald trump, hong kong, impeachment, kurds, nba, never trump, polls, senate republicans, turkey, ukraine, warren

    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, and a whole host of other related topics from Ukraine to China and the NBA.

  • Friday Megacast

    October 4th, 2019  |  53 mins 8 secs
    china, conspiracy theories, donald trump, mitt romney, podcast, text messages, ukraine, whistleblower

    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.

  • Tom LoBianco on Pence's Chances of Becoming President

    October 3rd, 2019  |  58 mins 10 secs
    donald trump, mike pence, vp

    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."

  • Greg Weiner on Why Trump Has Overplayed His Hand

    October 2nd, 2019  |  31 mins 49 secs
    congress, donald trump, greg weiner, impeachment

    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.

  • Kevin Kruse on Impeachment and the Historical Perspective

    October 1st, 2019  |  39 mins 8 secs
    bill barr, bill clinton, dinesh d'souza, donald trump, history, impeachment, impeachment inquiry, jimmy carter, nancy pelosi, rudy giuliani, twitter

    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.

  • David Brooks on The Second Mountain, Morals, and Impeachment

    September 30th, 2019  |  38 mins 40 secs
    david brooks, donald trump, impeachment, morality, the second mountain

    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."

  • Weekend Impeachment Inquiry Megacast

    September 28th, 2019  |  41 mins 28 secs
    donald trump, house, impeachment inquiry, joe biden, senate, ukraine

    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.

  • Kyle Kondik on Expanding the 2020 Electoral Map

    September 27th, 2019  |  43 mins 31 secs
    2020, donald trump, elections, electoral college, kyle kondik, map

    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.