Benjamin Wittes is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Editor in Chief of Lawfare.
July 13th, 2020 | 54 mins 26 secs
betsy devos, bill barr, commutation, covid-19, doj, donald trump, felons, financial records, roger stone, school reopenings, schools, scotus, scotus decisions, supreme court, taxes
On today’s Bulwark Podcast, Benjamin Wittes from Lawfare joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the corrupt commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence, the Supreme Court decisions on President Trump’s financial records, and the Trump administration’s push to reopen schools.
May 20th, 2020 | 52 mins 27 secs
conspiracy theories, inspectors general, michelle malkin, michigan, obamagate, oberlin, vote by mail
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent item in The Atlantic about how the #Obamagate conspiracy is just President Trump's latest effort at distraction, the firing of inspectors general and why the GOP is shrugging, as well as the President's bizarre attacks on absentee voting.
March 23rd, 2020 | 46 mins 55 secs
2020, absentee voting, congress, donald trump, economics, elections, joe biden, mitch mcconnell, nancy pelosi, richard burr, vote by mail, voting
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's COVID-19 response, how Congress will react, the 2020 election, and why we are all Keynesians now.
January 22nd, 2020 | 44 mins 19 secs
impeachment, mcconnell, presidency, schumer, senate, trial, trump, unitary executive
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey from Lawfare join host Charlie Sykes to break down the first day of the impeachment trial, and discuss their new book "Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump's War on the World's Most Powerful Office."
September 12th, 2019 | 37 mins 17 secs
On today's Bulwark podcast, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment inquiry.
August 14th, 2019 | 35 mins 42 secs
china, hong kong, impeachment, trade war
Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss China, Hong Kong, the easy-to-win trade war, and Rep. Nadler's slow burn impeachment.
July 10th, 2019 | 33 mins 14 secs
ambassador, bill barr, emoluments, kim darroch, mueller, russia, seth rich, united kingdom
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.
April 22nd, 2019 | 44 mins 43 secs
benjamin wittes, lawfare, mueller report
Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his reading diary of the Mueller Report.
February 20th, 2019 | 39 mins 44 secs
andrew mccabe, donald trump, fbi, justice thomas, mueller probe
Lawfare editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the rollout of Andrew McCabe's new book, a look at his tenure at the FBI, and an update on the Mueller Investigation and President Trump's transparent efforts to discredit law enforcement and his investigators. Also, a discussion about Justice Clarence Thomas and his views on stare decisis and Times v. Sullivan.
January 8th, 2019 | 31 mins 57 secs
border wall, doj, matthew whitaker, mueller investigation, national emergency, president donald trump, william barr
Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's address to the nation, what might happen if he declares a national emergency to build a border wall, the latest in the DOJ and the Mueller investigation.