The Bulwark Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Quinta Jurecic on the Whistleblower Complaint

    September 26th, 2019  |  38 mins 33 secs
    donald trump, trump, ukraine, whistleblower, white house

    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.

  • Peter Wehner on the Risk of Congressional Inaction

    September 25th, 2019  |  42 mins 58 secs
    biden, congress, rudy giuliani, trump, ukraine

    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, and Congress's response.

  • Jonathan Allen on Nancy Pelosi's Coming Impeachment Decision

    September 24th, 2019  |  31 mins 29 secs
    donald trump, house of representatives, impeachment, nancy pelosi

    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.

  • Bill Kristol on What the Democrats Need to Do

    September 23rd, 2019  |  33 mins 45 secs
    congress, democrats, gop, hunter biden, joe biden, primaries, rudy, ukraine

    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.