Political commentator Jamie Weinstein sits down with the most powerful names in politics, business and media to get a better understanding of how they got to where they are, and how they see the world. You’ll learn about their biographies, their core beliefs and what they think about what is going on in the world today.
In the latest “The Jamie Weinstein Show,” the former White House speechwriter who was fired for giving a speech at a conference with nefarious connections opens up about why he thinks he got a raw deal, why he became the first non-tenured professor to endorse Trump, his influences and much more.
On growing up in Palau
On his PhD thesis
On why he endorsed Trump and how he came to work for the administration
Beattie defends speaking at the HL Menken Club conference
If you are a regular listener of The Jamie Weinstein Show, you know who Matt Lewis is.
In his third appearance on the podcast, Lewis opens up about the 2020 presidential race, discusses whether he could vote for Trump or any of the Democratic presidential contenders and takes a slew of questions submitted on Twitter.
On the state of Trump’s presidency
On the state of NeverTrump
Will Trump get a primary challenge — perhaps even from Ann Coulter?
What he makes of the Democratic Field: Joe Biden, Beto, Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
Could Matt vote for any of the Democratic candidates — could he vote for Trump in 2020?
Why does everyone hate Howard Schultz?
Could a big name Democratic candidate we are not talking about still jump in the race?
Few reporters for left-of-center publications cover the right-of-center as well as Jane Coaston.
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Senior Politics Reporter for VOX opens up on the rise of Trump, state of the conservative movement, 2020, what it was like to be a liberal editing the conservative newspaper in college and much more.
On how Trump is doing 2 years in
On why Trump won
On what it was like to edit a conservative paper in college as a liberal
On the state of the NeverTrump movement
On whether she still thinks you should punch Nazis
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein, the conservative New York Times columnist discusses the rise of Trump, how Trump might be the more appealing candidate in 2020, why he doesn’t regret supporting the Iraq War, why he left the Wall Street Journal and much more.
On how Trump is doing 2 years in
On the time Bret Stephens met Trump
On whether Stephens could imagine Trump being the better option in 2020
On the state of the media and whether NeverTrumpers are overrepresented
On whether he believes the Iraq War was a mistake
On Benjamin Netanyahu’s legacy
On MBS and how the U.S. should have responded to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi
On Matt Drudge, Sean Hannity and Victor Davis Hanson
On his career and why he left the Wall Street Journal
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the longtime progressive political commentator opens up about Trump, the politics of the Green New Deal, his friends in cable news, 2020 and so much more.
Press on what’s surprised him about the Trump presidency
Press on the one time he met Donald Trump
On what explains Trump’s rise
What three policies Press would institute if he were king for a day
Is the Green New Deal a political loser for Democrats?
On 2020 — and why he isn’t ready yet to support Bernie again
On Jim Traficant, Tom Steyer, Roger Ailes, Matt Drudge, Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Rudy Giuliani and Dick Morris
When a presidential candidate wants to prove their foreign policy chops, or a foreign leader wants to reach an American audience, Jeffrey Goldberg is often the man they go to for an interview.
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic defends his decision to hire and then fire Kevin Williamson, evaluates Obama’s foreign policy, explains what it takes to be a great long-form writer and much more.
Goldberg on what’s surprised him about the Trump presidency
On how the media has covered Trump
Goldberg discusses the hiring and firing of Kevin Williamson
Did the Obama doctrine have any success?
On Obama’s view of Israel
On Jared Kushner, Sheldon Adelson and Laurene Powell Jobs
Goldberg explains what it takes to be a great long-form writer
On his influences: the historical figures he admires and the writers he reads
Sam Nunberg was there for the early days of Trump’s presidential run.
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the oft-fired former Trump aide who has been questioned in the Russia investigation opens up about the Trump presidency, his mentor Roger Stone, the state of the Russia investigation, and much more.
What’s surprised Nunberg about Trump’s presidency.
On the early days of the Trump campaign.
Nunberg on his interactions with Trump — and how he’s talked to him since he was elected.
Nunberg on why he thinks Trump won the Republican primary.
On his conversations with Trump and Roger Stone about Roy Cohn.
On the Russian investigation — and where he thinks it is going.
On he and Steve Bannon’s efforts in the 2018 midterm elections.
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the political director for NBC News and host of NBC’s Meet the Press discusses the state of the media in the Trump era, the men who influenced Donald Trump, his own influences, and so much more.
What’s surprised Todd about the Trump administration.
What Todd has learned about Trump from his personal interactions.
Why Trump would call Todd after watching “Meet the Press.”
How Roy Cohn and professional wrestling influenced Trump.
On the state of the media and media incentives.
On whether Todd thinks there is a liberal bias in the media.
Mike Morell spent a career studying and analyzing the world.
In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency opens up about the first two years of the Trump administration, the state of conflicts around the world, Jamal Khashoggi, and so much more.
What’s surprised Morell about the first two years of the Trump administration.
What Morell thinks about the state of the war in Afghanistan.
The threat of Islamist terrorism 17 years after 9/11.
What are our options in North Korea?
Why Morell thinks China is America’s number one challenge — and will be for decades.
What Morell thinks of MBS — and how the president should have handled the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
On the threat from Iran.
What Morell thinks of the “Russia Collusion” investigation.
Morell on how America’s military advantage is rapidly deteriorating.