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 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.
March 25th, 2019 | 23 mins 47 secs
congress, doj, mueller report, trump, william barr
Kim Wehle joins us to discuss AG Barr's letter to Congress and what's next for the Mueller Report.
March 22nd, 2019 | 49 mins 7 secs
2020, god, joe biden, mike murphy, politics, stuart stevens
On today's Bulwark podcast, political strategists Mike Murphy and Stuart Stevens join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the crowded 2020 field, vice presidential picks, whether Joe Biden has a path, and why candidates should run as the best version of themselves.
March 21st, 2019 | 39 mins 39 secs
2016, 2020, bill weld, elections
Bill Weld joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his career in public service, the 2016 election, and why he's testing the waters in 2020.
March 20th, 2019 | 40 mins 2 secs
Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the Beto Woke Wars, the importance of policy positions in a crowded primary, and the "it factor."
March 19th, 2019 | 31 mins 28 secs
2020 elections, donald trump, gop primary, jeanine pirro, john mccain, national emergency, tucker carlson, twitter
Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President's Trump's troubling weekend Twitter frenzy, the importance of presidential rhetoric, the 2020 election, and the bipartisan rebuke of President Trump's national emergency abuse.
March 18th, 2019 | 32 mins 53 secs
argument, arthur brooks, debate, persuasion
On today's Bulwark podcast, outgoing AEI President Arthur Brooks joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt", how Twitter, television, and the outrage industrial complex inhibits our ability to persuade each other.
March 15th, 2019 | 31 mins 47 secs
courts, justice, manafort, mueller, national emergency, trump
Carrie Cordero from Center for a New American Security joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about Congress's termination of the president's national emergency declaration, the status of the Mueller probe, and Paul Manafort and justice.
March 14th, 2019 | 41 mins 31 secs
2020, beto o'rourke, betomania, impeachment, national emergency, paul ryan, pelosi
A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss 2020 and Betomania, why Speaker Pelosi isn't itching to pursue impeachment, the problems caused for Democrats by the renegade band of freshmen members, Paul Ryan's strange re-emergence, the Senate's national emergency vote, and why President Trump doesn't make deals, rather, he makes fights.