William Kristol was the editor at large of The Weekly Standard, is a regular on ABC’s This Week and on ABC’s special events and election coverage, and appears frequently on other leading political commentary shows. Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Mr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory. He served as editor for 21 years.
June 19th, 2020 | 42 mins 1 sec
2020, australia, bin laden, china, donald trump, joe biden, john bolton, scotus, steve bannon, tulsa rally, voa
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump labeling John Bolton a traitor, the Bin Laden ad, China and Australia, the attack on the Voice of America, and why the Supreme Court isn't the 2020 selling point Trump thought it was.
May 15th, 2020 | 47 mins 22 secs
2020, chris wray, congress, conspiracies, coronavirus, covid-19, donald trump, dr. bright, gop, n95 masks, obamagate, pandemic, sports, stimulus, weaponizing government, whistleblower
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Dr. Bright's whistleblower testimony, the role of conspiracies like "Obamagate" in Trump's 2020 campaign, COVID-19, Trump's mismanagement of the response, and the latest attempt by Congress to address it.
May 7th, 2020 | 43 mins 12 secs
#nevertrump, death star, economy, jobs numbers, joe biden, masks, populism, protests, reopen, title ix, trump, usps, vote by mail
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss populism in 2020, President Trump's campaign "death star", the economy and Coronavirus, voting by mail, and the President's attack on the USPS.
April 6th, 2020 | 57 mins 59 secs
anthony fauci, anti-anti-trumpism, china, coronavirus, covid-19, donald trump, elections, hydroxychloroquine, masks, navy, peter navarro, white house, wisconsin
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol and Jonathan V. Last join host Charlie Sykes to discuss how the Wisconsin election is a preview of what we can expect in the coming months during the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House infighting over hydroxychloroquine, the firing of Capt. Brett Crozier, and anti-anti-Trumpism.
March 26th, 2020 | 46 mins 14 secs
2020, congress, covid-19, democrats, donald trump, joe biden
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Congress's response to COVID-19, how President Trump is handling the pandemic, and the coming recession.
February 24th, 2020 | 32 mins 14 secs
2020, bernie sanders, bloomberg, deep state, democrats, donald trump, elections, primaries
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent open letter to anti-Sanders Democrats and the bizarre "deep state" purge operation being run by far-right conservative activists.
December 17th, 2019 | 22 mins 34 secs
donald trump, house, impeachment, senate
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the impeachment of President Trump and what a Senate trial might look like.
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.
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.
July 16th, 2019 | 32 mins 23 secs
2020, apollo 11, blue bubble, democrats, donald trump, flight 93, racism, twitter, wimbledon
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, Wimbeldon and Apollo 11.
July 2nd, 2019 | 50 mins 16 secs
busing, colin kaepernick, democratic debates, democrats, doug ducey, fireworks, ivanka, joe biden, july 4, medicare for all, megacast, never trump, nike, obamacare, outrages, parade, soccer, trump, twitter
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes for a megacast to discuss a wide variety of topics.
June 21st, 2019 | 34 mins 6 secs
alabama, charles krauthammer, elizabeth warren, iran, joe biden
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, and Elizabeth Warren's plan for everything.
June 1st, 2019 | 40 mins 29 secs
censure, donald trump, hearings, impeachment, justin amash, mueller report, tariffs, townhall, trade war, uss john mccain
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.
May 24th, 2019 | 39 mins 37 secs
abortion, bill barr, conservatism, deep fakes, donald trump, fake news, feud, pelosi, trumpism, white house
Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to talk about the abasement of the White House staff, how Trumpism is percolating out into the conservative movement, the coming scourge of deep fakes, and AG Barr's new plenary power.
May 18th, 2019 | 26 mins 12 secs
iran, megacast, middle east, parties, war crimes
A special weekend Megacast with Charlie Sykes, Bill Kristol, and Sarah Longwell with a review of the first months of The Bulwark. Bill analyzes the current U.S. posture towards Iran, do Bolton and Pompeo have a strategy? Plus, a discussion about "jabronis."
April 19th, 2019 | 32 mins 5 secs
William Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to reflect on the release and reaction to the Mueller report.