Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.
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.
March 13th, 2019 | 40 mins 35 secs
bernard goldberg, cable, cbs, fox news, journalism, media bias, news
Bernard Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his career in journalism, cable news, the "strange new respect" phenomenon, and why he left Fox News.
March 12th, 2019 | 40 mins 10 secs
abortion, conservatism, democrats, gop, ilhan omar, policy, trump, tucker carlson, twitter
David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GOP victories pre-Trump, how they botched the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, and what the future holds for the Pro-Life movement. Plus, the how the law of group polarization is taking effect in the wake of the Rep. Ilhan Omar, Tucker Carlson, Jeanine Pirro and others.
March 11th, 2019 | 32 mins 14 secs
alex trebek, culture, facebook, internet, technology, twitter
Christine Rosen from Commentary Magazine joins Jim Swift and Jonathan V. Last to discuss Alex Trebek and the legacy of Jeopardy!, and how the rapid growth of technology is changing society. (And not necessarily for the good.)
March 8th, 2019 | 28 mins 21 secs
foreign policy, kim jong-un, michael cohen, north korea, president trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Linda Chavez joins Charlie Sykes to discuss why the last week of February was the most important week of Trump's Presidency. How his presidency fared regarding Michael Cohen's testimony, the North Korea summit, to the vote to overturn his national emergency declaration on the southern border.
March 7th, 2019 | 40 mins 2 secs
canada, david clarke, grifters, ilhan omar, megacast, podcast, twitter
Ben Parker, Andrew Egger, and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to talk about Sheriff David Clarke, the Democrats' fumble over condemning anti-Semitism, why Canada doesn't always send us their best, and the tarnished legacy of Michael Jackson.