Charles Sykes was a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard, the host of the magazine’s Daily Standard podcast, and an NBC/MSNBC contributor. He is an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration and of what he calls the conservative “alternative reality” media.
February 28th, 2019 | 47 mins 15 secs
congress, conservatism, cpac, fusionism, libertarianism, regulation, trump
Reason magazine's editor-at-large Nick Gillespie joins Jim Swift and Charlie Sykes to discuss CPAC, conservatism, the fate of fusionism, and the future of conservatism and libertarianism in the age of Trump.
February 27th, 2019 | 25 mins 40 secs
conservatism, house gop, jim jordan, joe walsh, michael cohen, mike pence, national emergency, president trump
Former Congressman Joe Walsh joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his changing views on President Trump, why Republicans in Congress are so afraid of President Trump, why they're running interference for him at the Cohen hearings, and why they caved, en masse, on his national emergency declaration.
February 26th, 2019 | 31 mins 20 secs
doj, donald trump, fbi, kim jong-un, michael cohen, mueller investigation, mueller report, national emergency, north korea, robert mueller, russia, special counsel, trump, vietnam
David Priess from Lawfare joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Mueller Investigation, what we know the Russians did, and how they did it, Michael Cohen's Tuesday hill testimony, the vote to terminate President Trump's declared national emergency, and his trip to Vietnam.
February 22nd, 2019 | 33 mins 40 secs
conservatism, david frum, donald trump, economy, gop, healthcare, taxes, tea party
David Frum from The Atlantic joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his path from presidential speechwriter to party pariah, where the GOP has dropped the ball on everything from financial crisis to Obamacare, and what the future may hold in the era of Trump.
February 21st, 2019 | 33 mins 24 secs
doj, fbi, mueller investigation, mueller report, robert mueller, special counsel, trump
Kim Wehle joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the apparent beginning of the end of the Mueller Investigation. Will we see the report? She also discusses the revelations in Andrew McCabe's new book, as well as the legal matters behind President Trump's recently declared national emergency.
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.
February 19th, 2019 | 33 mins 16 secs
congress, courts, donald trump, executive power, immigration, national emergency, nondelegation doctrine, regulations, wall
Adam J. White from the Antonin Scalia School of Law joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's declared national emergency, congressional gridlock, and how the growth of unilateral regulatory action might cause courts to recalibrate the nondelegation doctrine.
February 18th, 2019 | 30 mins 4 secs
2020 elections, conservatism, donald trump, gop, michael steele, national emergency, primary challenge, rnc, senate
Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why he's remaining a Republican, the current state of the RNC and Trumpism, his relationship with Reince Priebus, President Trump's so-called National Emergency, and the future of the GOP majority in the Senate.
February 15th, 2019 | 46 mins 17 secs
2020, democratic primary, elections, john delaney
Democratic Presidential Candidate John Delaney joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his campaign, where he stands on the issues, and where he thinks Americans can find common ground.
February 14th, 2019 | 34 mins 10 secs
2020, centrism, democrats, republicans, valentine's day
On today's wide-ranging (NSFW) podcast, political strategist Rick Wilson and writer Molly Jong-Fast join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Valentine's Day, the Democrats and their strange obsession with political death, why Reps. Ilhan Omar and AOC are embracing Mean Girls-style politics, the death of Lyndon LaRouche, and the grift inside the Trump Hotel.
February 13th, 2019 | 37 mins 33 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, green new deal, socialized medicine
National Journal's Josh Kraushaar joins Jim Swift and host Charlie Sykes to talk about whether things like the "Green New Deal" and socialized medicine and their popularity on the left will doom the chances Democrats have to win the presidency in 2020.
February 11th, 2019 | 36 mins 20 secs
donald trump, foreign policy
Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake joins host Charlie Sykes to examine the first two years of President Trump's foreign policy decisions.
February 8th, 2019 | 25 mins 46 secs
feminism, scandal, twitter, virginia
Christina Hoff Sommers from the AEI joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest about Virginia's political scandal and Twitter mobs and Twitter justice.
February 6th, 2019 | 38 mins 10 secs
abortion, andy cohen, donald trump, ralph northam, state of the union, virginia
On today's Bulwark Podcast, host Charlie Sykes is joined by Jonathan V. Last, Jim Swift, and Andrew Egger to discuss Andy Cohen's baby gender reveal, the ongoing controversy in Virginia, and Tuesday's State of the Union address.
February 5th, 2019 | 31 mins 54 secs
impeachment, intelligence, president, removal, trump
David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his two books: "The President's Book of Secrets" and "How to Get Rid of a President."
February 4th, 2019 | 34 mins 10 secs
noah rothman, social justice, trump
Noah Rothman joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America."