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.
April 17th, 2019 | 43 mins 58 secs
2020, bill weld, donald trump, mueller report, notre dame, pete buttigieg
Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the burning of Notre Dame, the forthcoming Mueller Report, and how Bill Weld factors into the 2020 elections.
April 16th, 2019 | 49 mins 40 secs
2020, bernie sanders, democrats, donald trump, primaries
Sarah Longwell and Jonathan V. Last join Charlie Sykes to discuss their recent stories about Bernie Sanders and the 2020 Democratic field. Can he actually win it all?
April 15th, 2019 | 34 mins 23 secs
2020, debt, deficits, democrats, elections, entitlements, howard schultz, means testing, medicare for all, republicans
Howard Schultz joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his bus tour of the heartland, why he's exploring a run for president, and why he thinks our two-party system is broken.
April 12th, 2019 | 34 mins 36 secs
2020, democratic primary, florida, healthcare, julian assange, medicare for all, michael avenatti, politics, taegan goddard
Taegan Goddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent arrest of Julian Assange, the indictment of Michael Avenatti, how Florida and Medicare for All is going to factor into the 2020 Democratic primary, and a look at Goddard's new site: ElectoralVoteMap.com.
April 11th, 2019 | 38 mins 23 secs
2020, joe biden, mueller report, pain, william barr
Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent story on the Joe Biden kabuki theatre, Episcopalians and the presidency, Bill Barr and the Mueller report, and the rationing of contempt.
April 9th, 2019 | 34 mins 28 secs
cable news, economics, major garrett, president trump, reporting, white house
Major Garrett joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book about the Trump presidency (Mr. Trump's Wild Ride), his experience as a journalist, and the the trouble with cable news.
April 8th, 2019 | 32 mins 12 secs
border, dhs, illegal immigration, immigration, kirstjen nielsen, stephen miller
Linda Chavez joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the departure of Kirstjen Nielsen, her legacy at DHS, and a look at some of the potential replacements.
April 5th, 2019 | 44 mins 44 secs
2020, democratic power rankings, power rankings
Jonathan V. Last joins host Charlie Sykes to break down his April Democratic primary power rankings.
April 4th, 2019 | 29 mins 9 secs
2020, democrats, donald trump, elections, mueller probe, polling
On today's Bulwark podcast, NBC's Steve Kornacki joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent article on why President Trump got no bounce after the conclusion of the Mueller probe, and where that positions him for 2020.
April 3rd, 2019 | 37 mins 51 secs
2020, political violence, radicalism, trump
Christian Vanderbrouk joins Jim Swift and host Charlie Sykes to discuss what a Trump second term might look like, and the growth of radicalism in the GOP.
April 2nd, 2019 | 34 mins 7 secs
David Byler and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 2020 election, whether the Democrats will go for broke on being woke, Donald Trump and the Presidency on easy mode, and whether or not the 2008 Obama magic can ever be recaptured.
April 1st, 2019 | 32 mins 6 secs
barbara bush, biography, book, susan page
Susan Page joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her brand new book "The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty."
March 29th, 2019 | 37 mins 14 secs
donald trump, federal reserve board, steve moore
On today's Bulwark podcast, Catherine Rampell from the Washington Post joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the potential nomination of Steven Moore by President Trump to serve on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank.
March 28th, 2019 | 32 mins 32 secs
collusion, conspiracy, john mccain, lindsey graham, mueller investigation, obamacare, russia, trump, william barr
A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her story about Johnny Isakson's rebuke of President Trump, why Lindsey Graham isn't sticking up for his lifelong friend, A.G. Barr's letter on the Mueller Report, the two gifts recently given to Democrats, and why the Trump administration pivoting to Obamacare repeal has become a political nightmare for Republicans.
March 27th, 2019 | 33 mins 41 secs
2020, aipac, character, democrats, donald trump, economics, elections, mueller report, personality, pocketbook issues
Josh Kraushaar joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why the road to 2020 will likely focus more on Trump's behavior than it will on pocketbook issues, why the Democratic hopefuls largely skipped AIPAC, and the future of the Mueller report.
March 26th, 2019 | 39 mins 28 secs
economics, journalism, kevin williamson, outrage mobs, small towns, social media, speech
Kevin D. Williamson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss online outrage mobs, his brief tenure at 'The Atlantic', his views on President Trump, and what he really said about dying towns.