Gregg Nunziata is a lawyer who has served as counsel to both the U.S. Senate and U.S. Department of Justice—as well as general counsel and a senior domestic policy advisor to Sen. Marco Rubio. During this zoom chat, he discusses the Senate impeachment trial.
Rina Shah is a political advisor and the founder of Republican Women for Biden. She’s also a leadership team member of the Lincoln Project’s “Lincoln Women” coalition. Shah is a native of southern West Virginia and the proud daughter of immigrants from Uganda and India. She was elected as a Delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention, before becoming the first Delegate to speak out against then-presumptive nominee, candidate Donald Trump. During this podcast conversation, Shah tells Matt that history will judge Republican politicians who enabled Trump.
Sarah Longwell, publisher of The Bulwark, believes that since the people who stormed the Capitol are facing the music, the people who incited them should, too.
Whether it’s the illiberal Left or the illiberal Right, Matt’s operating principle is to assume that liberal democracy is both precious and fragile. On today’s episode Matt discusses this with Chris Novembrino, who hosted Matt on his podcast, Don’t Worry About The Government. They also discuss the Capitol riots, Marjorie Taylor Green, Josh Hawley & Ted Cruz, how experiences in school made them less into ‘authority’ figures, why Chris thinks it’s important to be a loving spouse (if you’re married), artistic freedom, and Donald Trump in a motorized scooter!
Brian Rosenwald is a scholar in residence at the Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania and an instructor at Penn. He’s also the author of Talk Radio’s America: How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States. During this podcast discussion, Brian and Matt talk about the intimacy of radio, whether Joe Biden should steamroll Republicans on the COVID relief bill.
Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas returns to discuss his latest infographic slideshow, Crossroads: Challenges & Choices in a Low-Trust World.