Neil Howe co-authored the book The Fourth Turning, a book that was hugely influential on the world view of Steve Bannon, Trump’s top advisor. In this fascinating episode, Neil discusses the ideas behind his book, why he thinks history moves in cycles, and what Trump means for the world and its current cycle.
Martha MacCallum is the host of Fox News’ The First 100 Days, which covers the beginning of the Trump Administration. I talked with her at Fox’s studio about meeting Trump, why he is the only GOP candidate who could have won, and how his celebrity plays into how we view him. She talked about the role of the media in today’s political climate, the atmosphere at Fox News, and how she got to where she is in her career.
Hugh Hewitt is the host of the Hugh Hewitt show, an MSNBC contributor, and author of several books. He’s on the show today to talk with Jamie about his interactions with Trump and how Hugh thinks Trump is doing in his first week as President. They discuss Trump’s cabinet, his policies, and the recent immigration ban. Hugh also talks about what will happen in 2018 should Democrats gain control of the House.
Famed radio talk show host, author, and conservative thinker Dennis Prager joins us on the podcast this week. We discuss his views on progressives and The Left, as well as his views on Israel and Jewish leftists. He talks about why he supported Trump in the general election even though he didn’t support him in the primaries. And we finished with what he says people should do to gain wisdom and educated themselves.
A pioneer in the field of political blogging, writer Mickey Kaus is a liberal cut from a different cloth. He voted for Obama twice, then voted for Trump. He holds views that differ from democrats on issues like immigration, his signature cause at the moment. In this interview we discuss his views on Trump, why immigration is important to him, his failed Senate run, and more.
National Security Advisor to George W Bush, Stephen Hadley sat on the sidelines of this election and observed, and we get his insights into the 2016 Campaign and how he thinks the world reacted to it. We discuss what he thinks of Trump’s pick for Secretary of State, how Trump will be on foreign policy, and what he thinks about Russia’s meddling in the election.
Michelle Malkin, journalist and influential conservative author and blogger, joins Jamie to discuss Trump’s campaign, why she supported his candidacy, and what she thinks about his stance on key issues. We talk about immigration, cabinet picks, education and the Common Core, the Carrier deal, and more. We also discuss the media coverage of 2016, her new CRTV network show, and what to do about fake news.
Roger Stone is our first repeat guest, as he joins us again after the election to talk about Donald Trump’s new task as the 45th President. Roger gives insight into his conversations between him and Trump, what he thinks about Trump’s picks for his cabinet, and how he thinks Trump will act on issues like foreign policy and immigration. He discusses the role of alternative media in the election, why regular people are responsible for his win, and why Roger thinks Trump will be a popular president.
Richard Spencer is the president of the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist think-tank that recently sponsored a conference in D.C. Although he doesn’t like the term white nationalist, you may find the view he puts forth in this interview to be reprehensible – Jamie Weinstein certainly does. But they had a candid conversation regarding Trump, the policies and beliefs that the alt-right holds, and more. Spencer talks about getting kicked off of Twitter, what he thinks about the Nazi salutes at his conference, and why he opposes violence.