Deep State Radio
Special Episode: The Beginning of the End for Donald Trump
9 months into his administration, Donald Trump has entered a political crisis unlike any other. With the indictments of his campaign chairman and his deputy and the guilty plea of one of his campaign foreign policy advisors, Trump has not just sustained deep political wounds, he has also begun to see precisely how special counsel Robert Mueller intends to make his case against the president's team. Russia, money, lies and yes, collusion, all seem to be part of the equation. On this episode of Deep State Radio, regulars Kori Schake, Rosa Brooks and David Sanger try to interpret the deeper significance of the Mueller actions. Tune in!
Apologies, Layer Cake and Camping: A Conversation with E. Jean Carroll
Journalist and former advice columnist E. Jean Carroll joins this week’s episode and we dig straight into all the important issues, while also trying to recreate her favorite birthday cake from childhood. E. Jean, who brought a defamation lawsuit against former (!) President Donald Trump after accusing him of sexual assault, explains how Trump continues to get away with this behavior, and offers her life-affirming insights into the secret of advice columns, why you should stop apologizing and what it’s like to camp in the wilderness with the ultimate urbanite, Fran Lebowitz. Plus: Did we mention layer cake?
Three Wednesdays: Storming the Capitol, Impeachment & Inauguration...Where Does It Leave the Average American?
The past two weeks are unlike any America has ever seen.In the midst of a national pandemic and economic crisis, we saw an unprecedented insurrection on Capitol Hill incited by our then president, an impeachment and then the inauguration of a new leader.On Capitol Hill it was a traumatic period of highs and lows.But it has left America shaken too and asking what's next.We discuss this with Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas and Dr. Kavita Patel, former senior health advisor in the Obama White House.It's an extraordinary conversation and you won't want to miss it.Join us for this special episode.
Et Voila! A New America Emerges Overnight!
The past four years have left deep scars in the United States.Damage has been done.So can a new administrationcome in and restore America's role in the world overnight?Just because it wants to?Just because it has experienced senior officials leading the way?Just because the new US president is a foreign policy expert?The short and perhaps somewhat surprising answer is...yes.Yes, the changes will be big, swift and the world is already starting to notice.We discuss the whys and whos and hows of this with Kori Schake of the American Enterprise Institute, Tom Nichols of the US Naval War College and David Sanger of the New York Times.Don't miss this discussion that kicks off a new era in US history.