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 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."
February 2nd, 2019 | 25 mins 45 secs
administrative state, congress, donald trump, executive power, regulations, the wall
Adam J. White joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the growth of executive power, and what precedent President Trump might set if he declares a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
February 1st, 2019 | 36 mins 47 secs
redstate.com, salem, trump
Andrea Ruth and Kimberly Ross join host Charlie Sykes to discuss their resignation from Redstate.com
January 31st, 2019 | 32 mins 55 secs
a.b. stoddard, chris christie, shut down, trump, wall
On today's Bulwark Podcast, A.B. Stoddard and Jonathan V. Last join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Chris Christie's new book, the wall, and the potential for a second government shutdown.
January 30th, 2019 | 37 mins 44 secs
2020, conservatism, democrats, gop, trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Mona Charen and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss whether or not there can be a party of reality in the 2020 elections.
January 29th, 2019 | 28 mins 15 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, howard schultz, kamala harris
Caleb Howe and Ben Howe join host Charlie Sykes to discuss why the 2020 election season might be one where people are more inclined to vote against, rather than for.