19 Roger Stone – On Trump’s Cabinet Picks, Why Trump Won, and How He Will Judge a Trump Presidency

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.

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Show Notes: 

  • Why Roger wasn’t shocked when Trump won
  • What he was doing when the election results came in
  • Why he thinks there is more to be seen about Hillary’s emails
  • What Roger said to Trump the night of the election
  • Why he thinks it is time for new blood in the White House cabinet
  • Why he doesn’t want Romney to be Secretary of State
  • The war in Syria and what Trump’s presidency should do about it
  • How the grassroots is feeling about Trump’s picks for his cabinet
  • What Trump will do about his business interests
  • Why the people who elected Donald Trump are not the white nationalists that people make them out to be
  • Why Roger is not going to be in the cabinet or become a lobbyist
  • About Roger’s new book
  • Who is most responsible for Trump’s success
  • Fun questions, including where to get the best pizza in New York and who is the best dressed person in politics
  • Why Roger thinks Trump will be amazingly popular as president

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18 Richard Spencer – The Alt-Right’s Beliefs and Connection to Donald Trump

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.

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Show Notes: 

  • How Richard Spencer grew up
  • What his parents think about what he does
  • What he thinks the alt-right should be about
  • How he evolved into a white-nationalist
  • What he thinks of Peter Thiel
  • What his goals are for the next 10 years
  • The alt-right’s connection to Trump
  • Why the alt-right doesn’t have much in common with conservatism
  • About the recent alt-right convention in D.C.
  • What he considers to be white
  • Why he opposes violence
  • His response to the Nazi salutes at his conference
  • Why Richard thinks Steve Bannon is not part of the alt-right
  • What the alt-right thinks about Israel
  • Why he says white people are the major obstacle to the change he wants to implement
  • Why he was banned from twitter
  • Why he keeps talking to journalists

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17 Tom Cotton – On President-Elect Trump, The First 100 Days, and His Time in The Military

In this episode, Jamie Weinstein talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. Senator Cotton was a Trump supporter during the campaign, and has spoken with Trump since the election. We discuss the first 100 days of a Trump presidency, how to bring conservatives together, and Senator Cotton’s time in the military.

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Show Notes: 

  • What Tom did the night of the election
  • Tom’s conversations with Trump during the campaign
  • What Trump should do in his first 100 days
  • The mistake that Republicans and Democrats alike have made about immigration
  • Should Hillary be investigated?
  • What Tom would like to see happen with Iran
  • How we should be fighting ISIS
  • If Tom would work in Trump’s administration
  • What NeverTrumpers should do now
  • His time serving in the military

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16 Bill Mitchell – On Why He is Certain of a Trump Victory and How He Believes the Polls are Wrong

Bill Mitchell is probably the number one Trump fan on Twitter. With over a hundred thousand followers, he regularly defends Trump and provides controversial opinions on polls, the state of the race, and more. In this interview we discuss what Bill thinks a Trump presidency would be like, why he thinks the mainstream polls are completely wrong, and why he is 100% certain that Trump will win on November 8th.

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Show Notes: 

  • Bill’s background and education
  • When he first started to notice Trump
  • What it would be like to take business practices and apply them to government
  • Why Bill has wanted Trump to run for a long time
  • How he grew into a known presence just by doing well in social media
  • What Trump’s campaign is like
  • The Buzzfeed article about Bill Mitchell that has some lies in it
  • How he describes his ideology
  • Where Bill stands on social issues like gay marriage and abortion
  • What is wrong with NATO today and what Bill thinks Trump will do about it
  • One thing that annoyed Bill about Trump during the campaign
  • What Bill thinks about current polling
  • How the alt-right’s relationship with Trump has effected the campaign and social media
  • What Bill thinks about the mainstream media
  • What he will do if Trump loses, or if Trump wins

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15 Jeffrey Lord – On Trump’s Policies, Responding to Never-Trumpers, and Reagan Republicanism

Jeffrey Lord is a correspondent for CNN, where he frequently defends Trump and his campaign. A conservative writer who was a member of the Reagan administration, Mr. Lord responds to criticisms that Never-Trumpers have of Mr. Trump, point by point. We also discuss the role of the media, his role at CNN, what happens post-election, and the Alt-Right.

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Show Notes: 

  • When he started to support Trump
  • His flight with Trump
  • How he decided Trump could be a viable candidate
  • What it was like working on Trump’s campaign
  • The difference between Raegan and The Bushs
  • The criticisms of Trump from Never-Trumpers and how Jeffrey responds to them
  • About his role at CNN
  • What he thinks Trump’s business success shows about how he will be a politician
  • What happens if Trump loses
  • Should Trump denounce the alt-right?
  • Can the Republican party survive after Trump
  • What he would do if Trump wins

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14 The Good Liars (Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler) – On Their Movie Undecided, Pranking Trump and Hillary, and the 2016 Race

Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler are The Good Liars, a comedy duo that uses guerrilla-style comedy to make people think about politics and everyday issues. In this episode, we chat about their movie Undecided, how they attended rallies from all the major 2016 candidates, and how their “pranks” on the likes of Trump and Clinton were portrayed in the media.

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Show Notes: 

  • About their movie Undecided
  • How they pranked Donald Trump
  • Why the media covered their pranks as truth
  • What they did to prank Hillary Clinton
  • How they ended up making a movie from real footage of campaign rallies
  • How they met Rick Santorum
  • The sketch they made about Occupy Wall Street
  • How the Good Liars started
  • Where their politics lie
  • How the media has covered the election

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13 Scott Carter – On Producing Bill Maher, Religion, and The Current Election

Scott Carter has been Executive Producer for Real Time with Bill Maher for the past 14 years. He has a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at political types from all across the spectrum, from Kellyanne Conway to Christopher Hitchens. We chat about the current election, politics in Hollywood, and some of the best Real Time guests. Mr. Carter is also a playwright, and his play Discord has become a huge success for its take on religious beliefs, so we discuss the play as well as his career in general.

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Show Notes: 

  • How the Bill Maher show works
  • What he thinks of the Trump phenomenon
  • How Trump’s rise and race issues have intertwined
  • What the two major parties can do to work together after November 8th
  • How Trump’s personality leveled his challengers in the Republican primary
  • The evangelical argument for Trump
  • What the fight will be within the Democratic party once Hillary is elected
  • Why some people have the sense in this election that we just need to blow things up
  • How Politically Incorrect started
  • Why he agrees with many critiques that conservatives have of liberals
  • What Kellyanne Conway used to bring to Bill Maher’s show in terms of opinion and knowledge
  • The most knowledgeable celebrities that have been on the show
  • Memories of the late Christopher Hitchens
  • Political leanings of comedy and late-show television
  • About his play Discord
  • How Scott’s religious beliefs have changed
  • How he got into his industry and became successful

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12 David Horowitz – On The Left, Supporting Trump, and Reinventing Himself

David Horowitz, the founder and president of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, has reinvented himself from a staunch communist and leftist to one of the most controversial conservative thinkers in America. In this podcast, we discuss his support of Trump and why he think Never-Trumpers are wrong, what he thinks The Left is doing to America, and his stance on the Middle East. We also dive into some questions about his career and legacy.

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Show Notes: 

  • David’s experience seeing Bill and Hillary in the 1990s
  • About when he met Sidney Blumenthal
  • Why he didn’t take a position during the primary
  • What he thought when Trump announced his candidacy
  • Why he thinks all conservatives should get behind Trump
  • How he thinks Never-Trumpers are wrong
  • David’s thoughts on what America should do in the Middle East
  • His thoughts on Hillary Clinton and Democrats in general
  • David responds to criticism of his piece on Billy Crystal for Breitbart
  • Why he has never visited Israel
  • How to reinvent yourself at a later stage in life
  • What David’s legacy will be

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11 Ben Shapiro – On Trump’s Nomination, Breitbart News, and How to Become a Pundit

Ben Shapiro is a political pundit, author, and podcaster. He began as a teenage political commentator – he got his start in this business 15 years ago – and has written many books on many different political topics, some of which he wrote even before he attended Harvard Law. Ben is involved in politics in almost every way you can imagine without being a politician himself, and is an ardent Never Trump-er, but also an ardent Never Hillary-er. Today we discuss how Donald Trump won the Republican Primary, where the Republican Party will go if Donald Trump loses, and what will happen to Breitbart after the election.

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Show Notes: 

  • What Donald Trump’s nomination tells us about the Republican Party
  • The mistakes made by the establishment
  • How the media has discredited itself
  • What contributed to Trump’s rise
  • What it’s like getting antisemitic tweets
  • How Ben’s decision to be anti-Trump has affected his brand
  • What will happen to the Republican Party post-Trump
  • Why Ben doesn’t buy the binary logic
  • The rise of the celebrity politician
  • The silver lining about Hillary as president
  • Why there will never be a utopia in Israel
  • How Ben see’s America’s role to be in the Syrian civil war
  • The challenges of writing fiction

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10 Tomi Lahren – On Immigration, American Exceptionalism, Trump, and Her Career

Tomi Lahren is a political commentator and host of her own show for TheBlaze. She’s received millions of views for her Final Thoughts segment on social media, and also waded into controversy for her opinions on topics from race to immigration. Today we discuss Trump’s campaign, why she believes in American Exceptionalism, how she responds to her critics, and her career so far.

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Show Notes: 

  • What being a conservative means to Tomi
  • The policies that Tomi believes in, and the ones she would repeal
  • Why the topic of immigration is so important to her
  • Her stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Why she believes in American Exceptionalism
  • About the time she met Donald Trump
  • About the racial issues that Tomi brings up
  • Why she thinks the polls are biased and Trump may be winning this election
  • How she responds to her critics and the Change.org petition about her
  • What Republicans should do after election day
  • Advice for people looking to be the next Tomi Lahren
  • Where she wants to go next in her career

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