Chief Operating Officer at Lawfare. Duke PhD. Former CIA. Visiting Fellow @MasonNatSec. Writing books and speaking about presidents and national security. Mostly.
January 26th, 2022 | 48 mins 45 secs
alex berenson, biden, cia, covert action, disinformation, dod, election, electors, fox, gateway pundit, germany, intelligence, italy, j.d.vance, kiev, moscow, natural gas, nuclear power, propaganda, putin, qatar, rfk jr., russia, russian state tv, trump, ukraine, vaccines, vienna, voting machines, wisconsin, yale
Parts of Ukraine are physically closer to — and more culturally aligned with — Central and Western Europe than they are to Russia. Lawfare's David Priess joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
November 17th, 2021 | 41 mins 23 secs
2016, censure, chris christie, collusion, ezra cohen, gina haspel, intelligence, jonathan karl, media, michael flynn, mueller, nicole wallace, paul gosar, russia, steele dossier, trump campaign
The findings of the Mueller report have been overshadowed by the discrediting of the Steele dossier, but the Russia-Trump campaign ties were a real thing. Lawfare's David Priess joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
October 12th, 2021 | 45 mins 28 secs
ashli babbitt, bannon, biden, china, cia, claremont, fake furs, insurrection, jan 6, jon gruden, nfl, pompeo, republicans, saudis, subpoenas, trump, veep, white house
Not only is Trump doubling down in support of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists, he's turning Ashli Babbitt into a martyr. Plus, when will Biden build back better bumper sticker-style messaging from the White House? Lawfare's David Priess joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
August 25th, 2021 | 47 mins 27 secs
On today's podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss mosquitos, vaccines, and whether Afghanistan represented a failure of intelligence... or policy.
May 18th, 2021 | 49 mins 16 secs
2020 election, arizona, cyber ninjas, donald trump, january 6 commission, kevin mccarty, liz cheney, maricopa county, midterms, recount, state senate
On today’s Bulwark podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the madness in Maricopa County, Arizona, the 1/6 Commission legislation and Kevin McCarthy’s calculus, and whether the GOP will be able to pull off the Trumpian two step between now and the midterms.
April 13th, 2021 | 49 mins 24 secs
2024, after trump, congress, gop, hearings, intelligence, intelligence community, lawfare, nikki haley, podcast, tucker carlson, worldwide threat briefing
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Amanda Carpenter sits in for Charlie Sykes to talk with David Priess about the Worldwide Threat Briefing and why it’s important, plus discuss about 2024 and the GOP’s institutional amnesia.
February 17th, 2021 | 44 mins 21 secs
donald trump, impeachment, precedent, republicans, trial
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Lawfare’s David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to break down Impeachment 2.0, the good, the bad, and the ugly, and what precedents it might set.
January 18th, 2021 | 40 mins 22 secs
ben sasse, big lie, clemency, intelligence briefings, january 6, pardons, trump
On today’s Bulwark podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss why President Trump should be denied intelligence briefings as a former President, Ben Sasse and the Trumpian rear-view mirror, and the reported coming wave of pardons and clemency.
November 30th, 2020 | 51 mins 59 secs
appointments, cabinet, donald trump, election trutherism, foreign policy, fox news, georgia, gop, intelligence, joe biden, maria bartiromo, pdb, president's daily briefing, transition
On today’s Bulwark Podcast, David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump’s crazy weekend Fox News appearance, the changes to the President’s Daily Briefing, and how to prepare for taking over foreign policy during a transition.
November 11th, 2020 | 49 mins 32 secs
barr, concession, covid, dod, donald trump, elections, joe biden, lawsuits, pdb, transition
On today’s Bulwark podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss how President Trump is damaging the process that facilitates a peaceful transition of power.
October 5th, 2020 | 54 mins 8 secs
2020, 25th amendment, acb, biden, covid, covid joy ride, nominations, scotus, senate, trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Amanda Carpenter and David Priess join Charlie Sykes to discuss the President's COVID-19 diagnosis, the 25th Amendment, the 2020 elections, and the Supreme Court vacancy.
September 2nd, 2020 | 44 mins 19 secs
2020, antifa, briefings, dni, kenosha, polls, red mirage, soup
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the President's bizarre soup rant, the 2020 polls and the red mirage, Kenosha, and how the DNI is changing how it briefs Congress and what that means.
July 29th, 2020 | 55 mins 42 secs
bill barr, capitol hill, covid-19, demon sperm, donald trump, louie gohmert, russian bounties, stella immanuel, tax code, veepstakes
On today's Bulwark Podcast David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss Bill Barr's visit to Capitol Hill, Trump's answer on Russian bounties, his bizarre defense of the Demon Sperm doctor, and discussions about COVID-19 relief and the Veepstakes.
June 30th, 2020 | 51 mins 30 secs
donald trump, military, president's daily brief, russia, u.s.
On today's Bulwark Podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the President's Daily Brief, the reporting about Russian bounties for dead Americas, and the Trump administration.
June 16th, 2020 | 51 mins 12 secs
book, covid-19, david priess, donald trump, george floyd, john bolton, south korea
On today's Bulwark Podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss John Bolton's new book, the latest with South Korea, COVID-19, and the George Floyd protests.
April 17th, 2020 | 44 mins 32 secs
coronavirus, covid-19, donald trump, protests, shutdown
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the warnings about COVID-19 President Trump ignored, the Tea Party 2.0 protests resulting from the shutdown, and responsibility and reopening the economy.