Stay Tuned with Preet

Stay Tuned with Preet

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.


Stay Tuned Unplugged: Live Tour 2019
Dec 5 • 76 min
This week’s special episode, “Stay Tuned Unplugged: Live Tour 2019,” features highlights from host Preet Bharara’s conversations with leaders across the country: Denver: former Colorado governor and current candidate for Senate John Hickenlooper & Shannon…
CAFE Insider 12/2: Impeachment: Phase 2
Dec 2 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Impeachment Game Plan,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the House Judiciary Committee’s hearings, the first of which is set for this Wednesday. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week…
McGahn Must Testify & The Trump Transition (with Michael Lewis)
Nov 27 • 50 min
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “McGahn Must Testify & The Trump Transition,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — A D.C. federal court’s decision that former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena to…
CAFE Insider 11/25: Impeachment Game Plan
Nov 25 • 13 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Impeachment Game Plan,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss what the House Judiciary Committee’s articles of impeachment might be. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE…
Impeachment Special (with Anne Milgram)
Nov 22 • 31 min
In this special episode of Stay Tuned, Preet is joined by Anne Milgram, former New Jersey Attorney General and CAFE Insider podcast co-host, to discuss the latest developments in the impeachment inquiry. The analysis will continue on Monday for members of…
Sondland & Lessons from Watergate (with Carl Bernstein)
Nov 21 • 63 min
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Sondland & Lessons from Watergate,” host Preet Bharara highlights key moments from U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s highly anticipated testimony in the House impeachment inquiry and speaks to…
CAFE Insider 11/18: Can I Get A Witness?
Nov 18 • 18 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Can I Get A Witness?,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the latest developments in the House’s impeachment inquiry. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider…
Impeachment Hearing & The Story of America (with Jill Lepore)
Nov 14 • 70 min
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Impeachment Hearing & The Story of America,” host Preet Bharara shares his reaction to the first public impeachment hearing and speaks to Harvard historian and author, Jill Lepore. To hear bonus clips from the…
Intelligence Reporting (with Mark Mazzetti)
Nov 12 • 68 min
This special episode of Stay Tuned is brought to you by the Amazon Original motion picture, The Report. The film tells the story of Daniel J. Jones, a Senate staffer who investigated the CIA’s secret Detention and Interrogation program implemented in the…
CAFE Insider 11/11: Impeachment: The Opening Act
Nov 11 • 16 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Impeachment: The Opening Act,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the latest developments in the House’s impeachment inquiry and discuss witness strategy. Listen to the full episode with a free…
Bannon & The F You Presidency (with Errol Morris)
Nov 7 • 57 min
On this week’s Stay Tuned, “Bannon & The F You Presidency,” Preet answers your questions about: — U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s decision change his original testimony before congressional impeachment investigators — What former…
CAFE Insider 11/4: House Rules
Nov 4 • 18 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “House Rules,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, including historical parallels. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE…
House Resolution & Infectious Power (with Edward Norton)
Oct 31 • 62 min
On this week’s Stay Tuned, “House Resolution & Infectious Power,” Preet answers your questions about: — Key revelations from Ukraine expert Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman’s testimony in the House impeachment inquiry—and the baseless attacks waged…
CAFE Insider 10/28: Baghdadi Dies & Impeachment Quickens
Oct 28 • 12 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Baghdadi Dies & Impeachment Quickens,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down: — The New York Times report that John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe has…
Taylor’s Testimony & Full Circle (with Cameron Douglas)
Oct 24 • 75 min
On this week’s Stay Tuned, “Taylor’s Testimony & Full Circle,” Preet answers your questions about: — The White House’s position not to comply with subpoenas issued in the impeachment inquiry — Bill Taylor’s explosive testimony and what it means for the…
CAFE Insider 10/21: Mick Mulvaney’s Mess
Oct 21 • 14 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Mick Mulvaney’s Mess,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s walk-back of his quid pro quo Ukraine comments made at a press conference last week.…
The Plutocrat’s Status Quo (with Anand Giridharadas)
Oct 17 • 88 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “The Plutocrat’s Status Quo,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The indictment of Rudy Giuliani’s associates, brought by SDNY prosecutors — Giuliani’s refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena related…
CAFE Insider 10/15: Rudy in the Middle
Oct 15 • 14 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Rudy in the Middle,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the reported investigation into Rudy Giuliani and the indictment of his associates by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District…
Diagnosing Trump (with George Conway)
Oct 10 • 75 min
George Conway, conservative lawyer and outspoken Trump critic, joins Preet Bharara for a special episode of Stay Tuned, “Diagnosing Trump.” A longstanding member of the Federalist Society who played a critical role in Clinton’s impeachment, Conway is one…
CAFE Insider 10/7: Crooked Diplomacy
Oct 7 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Crooked Diplomacy,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the evolving Trump-Ukraine scandal and newly released text messages between State Department officials. Listen to the full episode with a…
Devil’s Bargains (with David Remnick)
Oct 3 • 67 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Devil’s Bargains,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Enlisting an outside counsel to conduct an impeachment trial — Congress invoking its long dormant inherent contempt power — The reluctance in the news…
CAFE Insider 10/1: Impeachment Momentum
Oct 1 • 16 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Impeachment Momentum,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the House Intelligence Committee’s subpoena issued to Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s private lawyer. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week…
Ukraine & Brazen Power (with Samantha Power)
Sep 26 • 77 min
To listen to Preet and Anne’s full conversation for free, head to cafe.com/preet and sign up to receive a link. Members of the CAFE Insider can listen to the full analysis in the podcast player of their choice. On this episode of Stay Tuned, “ Ukraine &…
CAFE Insider 09/23: Whistleblower Uproar
Sep 23 • 11 min
To listen to the full episode for free, head to cafe.com/preet and sign up to receive a link. Members of the CAFE Insider can listen to this episode in the podcast player of their choice. In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Whistleblower Uproar,”…
The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle (with Susan Hennessey)
Sep 19 • 69 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “ The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — How government officials should handle classified information — Whether former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe would be…
CAFE Insider 09/16: Scandal Survey: Donald, Brett, Andy, Felicity
Sep 16 • 6 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Scandal Survey: Donald, Brett, Andy, Felicity,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss a New York Times article about sexual harassment allegations made against Justice Brett Kavanaugh from his time as…
Russian Asset & The 1st Female Firefighter (with Brenda Berkman)
Sep 12 • 84 min
This week’s Q&A (with Lisa Monaco) starts at 2:07, the interview starts at 17:35, and the button starts at 1:18:45. On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Russian Asset & The 1st Female Firefighter,” Lisa Monaco, who served as Assistant to the President for…
CAFE Insider 09/09: DOJ, KSM, OLC
Sep 9 • 20 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “DOJ, KSM, OLC,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the protracted prosecution of 911 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad whose military trial is set to begin in January 2021 at the US Naval facility…
End of the American Century (with George Packer)
Sep 5 • 74 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “End of the American Century,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The President’s authority to declassify sensitive information, like the image Trump tweeted of Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center after an…
CAFE Insider 09/03: Ethics: Comey, McCabe, Barr
Sep 3 • 14 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Ethics: Comey, McCabe, Barr,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the Inspector General’s report concluding that former FBI Director James Comey violated bureau policy by disclosing memos…
The Opposite of Trump? (with Michael Bennet)
Aug 29 • 70 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “The Opposite of Trump?” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — President Trump’s reported proposal to “nuke” incoming hurricanes — Why ethics should be taught in school — Whether the world needs more lawyers…
CAFE Insider 08/26: Town Call
Aug 26 • 19 min
Today, we’re sharing a clip from a recent CAFE Insider Town Call. Preet hopped on the phone for 40 minutes and answered questions in real time from randomly selected members of the CAFE Insider community. In this wide-ranging Q&A, Preet addressed deceased…
What is Justice? (with Michael Sandel)
Aug 22 • 82 min
On the 100th episode of Stay Tuned, “What is Justice?,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill’s decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner — Senate Majority…
Gunning for the 2nd Amendment? (with Michael Waldman)
Aug 15 • 74 min
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Gunning for the 2nd Amendment?,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Obstruction of justice and whether unlawful underlying conduct is necessary to bring a case — The ICE raids that have resulted in…
CAFE Insider Sample 08/12: The Death of Jeffery Epstein
Aug 12 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “The Death of Jeffrey Epstein,” co-hosts Preet and Anne discuss the conspiracy theories about the apparent suicide of the disgraced financier. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.…
Guns, Brexit, and Refugees (with David Miliband)
Aug 8 • 59 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Guns, Brexit, and Refugees,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — What laws can be passed to help end America’s gun violence problem — The Supreme Court’s seminal Second Amendment decision in District of…
CAFE Insider 08/05: Ending Gun Violence
Aug 5 • 16 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Ending Gun Violence,” co-hosts Preet and Anne discuss what can be done in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES AND…
CIA Spies & Gadgets (with Michael Morell)
Aug 1 • 72 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “CIA Spies & Gadgets,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — How the El Chapo case ended up with the federal prosecutors in Brooklyn — The limits, if any, on indicting a sitting President — Why grand jury…
CAFE Insider 07/29: Mueller Testimony Aftermath
Jul 29 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Mueller Testimony Aftermath,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Russian interference in the 2020 election and the forthcoming nomination of Texas Representative John Ratcliffe to replace Director…
The Mueller Testimony (with Anne Milgram)
Jul 25 • 53 min
This special episode of Stay Tuned covers former Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday, July 24th. Anne Milgram, former Attorney General of New Jersey and co-host of the CAFE Insider…
CAFE Insider 07/22: Mueller Time, At Last
Jul 22 • 14 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Mueller Time, At Last” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram preview Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s upcoming public testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees. Plus, a moment to…
Epstein’s Lawyers & Leaving the GOP (with George Will)
Jul 18 • 67 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Epstein’s Lawyers & Leaving the GOP,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The extent to which the Attorney General has control over federal prosecutors serving in the United States Attorney offices across the…
CAFE Insider 07/15: U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein
Jul 15 • 10 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram address reporting that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset and assess a proposal by Epstein’s lawyers that he should be released pending…
Charging Epstein & Road to “La Casa Blanca” (with Julián Castro)
Jul 11 • 66 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Charging Epstein & Road to ‘La Casa Blanca,’” host Preet Bharara answers listener questions about: — A recent court ruling that President Trump cannot block people on Twitter — The Jeffrey Epstein case — And the latest…
CAFE Insider 07/08: Epstein & Con(Census)
Jul 8 • 16 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Epstein & Con(Census),” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the unusual process leading up to billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s 2007 Non-Prosecution Agreement with Alex Acosta, then US Attorney for the…
What Patriotism Means to You (with Heidi Schreck)
Jul 4 • 59 min
Happy Fourth of July! In honor of the country’s birthday, we’re bringing you a special episode of Stay Tuned with Preet… and you! Last week, we asked you to tell us what patriotism means to you and you have moved us with your overwhelming response. Listen…
Crime & Politics (with Rachel Barkow)
Jun 27 • 79 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Crime & Politics,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Prosecutors’ personalities — The Supreme Court’s decision in Flowers v. Mississippi, a capital case dealing with a prosecutor’s removal of black people…
CAFE Insider 06/24: Unsafe, Unsanitary, Untenable
Jun 24 • 15 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Unsafe, Unsanitary, Untenable,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the Justice Department’s argument against providing soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children. To hear the full episode,…
Jailing Manafort & the Iran Standoff (with Ben Rhodes)
Jun 20 • 71 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Jailing Manafort & the Iran Standoff,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Kellyanne Conway — The consequences of violating the Hatch Act — Paul Manafort’s scuttled transfer to Rikers Island jail. Ben Rhodes,…
CAFE Insider 06/17: Law is for Losers
Jun 17 • 13 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Law is for Losers,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the Office of Special Counsel’s recommendation to remove Kellyanne Conway from the White House for alleged violations of the Hatch Act and…
Truth in the Trump Era (with David McCraw)
Jun 13 • 63 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Truth in the Trump Era,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The 2020 census — Bill Barr — Security clearances — The term, “hinked up” David McCraw, Deputy General Counsel at the New York Times and author of…
The Laws of Language (with Benjamin Dreyer)
Jun 6 • 64 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “The Laws of Language,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — His concerns about casual use of the term “treason” — Mueller’s statement that indicting a sitting president is “unconstitutional” — Election of…
CAFE Insider 06/03: Treason Season
Jun 3 • 10 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Treason Season,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram analyze Bill Barr’s interview with CBS News and the President’s allegations that the top ranks at the FBI committed “treason.” To hear the full episode,…
Mueller Speaks & The Underdog (with Andrew Yang)
May 30 • 76 min
On this special episode of Stay Tuned, Anne Milgram, the former NJ Attorney General and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, joins Preet Bharara to break down Robert Mueller’s first public statement since his appointment as Special Counsel. Then,…
Duty to Impeach & Realpolitik (with David Ignatius)
May 23 • 60 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Duty to Impeach & Realpolitik, host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The difference between evidence and proof — Reports that Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s team does not want him to publicly testify — Whether…
CAFE Insider 05/20: Reversing Roe & Politicizing Pardons
May 20 • 12 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Reversing Roe & Politicizing Pardons,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss President Trump’s approach to pardons and their concerns over process and fairness. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE…
D.C. Dramas & Advising Obamas (with Valerie Jarrett)
May 16 • 72 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “D.C. Dramas & Advising Obamas,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Donald Trump Jr.’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee — Attorney General Bill Barr’s appointment of Connecticut US Attorney…
CAFE Insider 05/13: Indicting a POTUS
May 13 • 9 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Indicting a POTUS,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the implications of Rudy Giuliani’s now-cancelled trip to Ukraine. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community
Contempt & The Court (with Joan Biskupic)
May 9 • 75 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Contempt & The Court,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Why he didn’t sign on to the statement by former federal prosecutors asserting that if Trump were not the president, he would be charged with…
CAFE Insider 05/06: Bill Barr: The Politics of “Snitty”
May 6 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Bill Barr: The Politics of ‘Snitty,’” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram evaluate allegations that Attorney General Bill Barr committed perjury during congressional testimony. To hear the full episode,…
Barr Testimony & Accidental Presidents (with Jared Cohen)
May 2 • 65 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Barr Testimony & Accidental Presidents,” host Preet Bharara shares his thoughts on Bob Mueller’s letter and Bill Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Jared Cohen, the CEO of Google’s ideas incubator…
CAFE Insider 04/29: Fight Club: Congress v. Trump
Apr 29 • 10 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Fight Club: Congress v. Trump,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s upcoming congressional testimony and propose effective lines of questioning. To hear the full…
Mueller Medley & What’s Life Worth? (with Ken Feinberg)
Apr 25 • 76 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Mueller Medley & What’s Life Worth?,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — The friendship between Bob Mueller and Bill Barr — President Trump’s command to Don McGahn to have Mueller fired — What Rod Rosenstein…
The Mueller Report (with Anne Milgram)
Apr 18 • 45 min
Host Preet Bharara and his guest, Anne Milgram, the former New Jersey Attorney General and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, analyze the newly released Mueller report. Bonus analysis from today’s episode is available for CAFE Insider members. To join…
The Mueller Report Preview
Apr 18 • 17 min
Host Preet Bharara previews what he’s looking for in the Mueller Report and answers listener questions on the topic as the Stay Tuned team gears up for our special episode: The Mueller Report, featuring Anne Milgram. Coming later today (tomorrow morning…
CAFE Insider 04/15: “Spying” & Lying
Apr 15 • 9 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “‘Spying’ & Lying,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s indictment. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS…
Campaign “Spying” & the Ways and Means of Power (with Bob Caro)
Apr 11 • 77 min
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Campaign ‘Spying’ & the Ways and Means of Power,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Barr’s testimony that the Justice Department would review “both the genesis and the conduct of intelligence…
CAFE Insider 04/08: Hide & Seek: Trump’s Taxes, Mueller’s Report
Apr 8 • 11 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Hide & Seek: Trump’s Taxes, Mueller’s Report,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the political and legal questions raised by House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal’s letter to the…
Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan)
Apr 4 • 63 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Security Clearances & The Leaning Mindset,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s role in the Mueller investigation — Whether Bob Mueller should testify before Congress…
CAFE Insider 04/01: Justice Off-Balance
Apr 1 • 11 min
In this clip from CAFE Insider, “Justice Off-Balance,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Mueller’s approach to the report and whether Barr will invoke executive privilege. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community REFERENCES…
Behind Barrs (with Steve Martin, the prison reformer)
Mar 28 • 72 min
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Behind Barrs,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: — Bill Barr’s letter and maneuver — The parts of the Mueller report the public should and shouldn’t see — When we’ll see the full report and the political…
CAFE Insider 03/25: Don’t Barr Mueller’s Report
Mar 25 • 13 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Don’t Barr Mueller’s Report,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Mueller’s decision not to take a firm position on the question of whether the president obstructed justice and Attorney General Bill…
Doing Justice Live (with Preet Bharara)
Mar 21 • 57 min
Preet Bharara was interviewed about his new book “Doing Justice” by CBS This Morning’s Bianna Golodryga at a live taping of Stay Tuned at NYU’s Skirball Center. Taped on 3/19/19 REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS The Q&AAn article from the NYT, “Will We…
CAFE Insider: Terror, Bribery, and Rick Gates
Mar 18 • 6 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Terror, Bribery, and Rick Gates,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the New Zealand terror attacks and the tactics available to law enforcement for targeting domestic terrorists. To hear the full…
Manafort & The Retreat of Western Liberalism (with Ed Luce)
Mar 14 • 74 min
Ed Luce is the Washington columnist and commentator for the Financial Times. This interview was taped on 3/12 REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL From Q&A: ManafortAn article from the NYT on Manafort’s sentencing by Judge Amy Berman Jackson in D.C.A…
Nadler’s Requests & The Youngest Contender (with Pete Buttigieg)
Mar 7 • 66 min
Pete Buttigieg is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a possible candidate for president in 2020. A Rhodes Scholar and U.S. Navy Reserve veteran, Buttigieg was elected at age of 29. He’s the author of a new book, Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge…
Cohen Testimony & Just Mercy (with Bryan Stevenson)
Feb 28 • 92 min
Bryan Stevenson is a a civil rights attorney who represents prisoners on death row. Described as “America’s Nelson Mandela,” his Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit law firm based in Alabama, is dedicated to challenging racial injustice and ending mass…
Truthful Not Neutral (with Christiane Amanpour)
Feb 21 • 56 min
Christiane Amanpour is an award-winning journalist and Chief International Correspondent for CNN. She is also the host of Amanpour & Company, a CNN, PBS and WNET collaboration that features conversations with leaders and influencers across the globe.…
CAFE Insider: Andy McCabe’s National Emergency
Feb 19 • 21 min
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram discuss the revelations in former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s interview on “60 Minutes.” To listen to the full episode, become a member of CAFE Insider at…
The Paradox of Dick Cheney (with Adam McKay)
Feb 14 • 67 min
The interview was taped on 2/5/19. Adam McKay is an Oscar award-winning director and screenwriter. He was a writer for Saturday Night Live and one of the earliest members of Upright Citizens Brigade, a renown improvisational and sketch comedy group.…
CAFE Insider: Bezos, AMI, and TMI
Feb 11 • 25 min
In this clip from the latest episode of the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram discuss whether American Media, Inc.’s threat to publish Jeff Bezos’ intimate texts and photos constitutes as extortion. To listen to the full episode,…
Master of the Senate (with Harry Reid)
Feb 7 • 63 min
HARRY REID SHOW NOTES Interview taped on 2/1/19. Harry Reid is the former Democratic Senate Majority Leader. His decades long career in public service includes two terms as a Congressman for Nevada, city attorney for Henderson, Nevada’s Lieutenant…
Winning in the Age of Trump & Twitter (with David Frum)
Jan 31 • 76 min
Interview taped on 1/29/19. David Frum is a senior editor at the Atlantic, and author of nine books, most recentlyTrumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. He served as a speechwriter and special assistant to the George W. Bush, and served as…
CAFE Insider: Indicting Roger Stone
Jan 28 • 19 min
“Indicting Roger Stone” January 28, 2019 In this clip of the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram discuss Roger Stone’s arrest last week and the charges he faces from the Special Counsel’s Office. References made in the episode:Roger…
Blame Today On the 70s (with Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer)
Jan 24 • 59 min
Guests: Kevin Kruse is a Professor of History at Princeton University. Julian Zelizer is a Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. *Interview taped on 1/21/19. On this episode of…
CAFE Insider: The Special Counsel Speaks
Jan 21 • 15 min
“THE SPECIAL COUNSEL SPEAKS” January 21, 2019 In this clip of the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram discuss the Buzzfeed report on Trump and Cohen and the Special Counsel’s rare statement. References made in the episode: - The…
Sanctions, Secrets and Security (with David Cohen)
Jan 17 • 69 min
Guest: David Cohen is the former Deputy Director of the CIA and former Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He’s currently a partner at WilmerHale. *Interview taped on 1/14/19. On this episode of…
CAFE Insider: Is Trump a Russian Asset?
Jan 14 • 14 min
In a clip from this week’s episode of the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram discuss the New York Times bombshell story on Trump and Russia, and the FBI’s counterintelligence inquiry into whether Trump is a Russian asset. To listen…
The Fate of the World in 2019 (with Ian Bremmer)
Jan 10 • 62 min
Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk analysis and consulting firm. He’s a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at Time, and a global research professor at NYU. He’s written nine books, most recently Us vs.…
Inside the Cyber War (with John Carlin)
Jan 3 • 51 min
John Carlin is a cybersecurity expert and chairs the Global Risk and Crisis Management practice group at Morrison Foerster. He previously served as the Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division at the Department of Justice and as Chief…
The Science of Leadership (with Adam Grant)
Dec 27, 2018 • 40 min
Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and a professor at Wharton Business School. He’s a New York Times bestselling author three times over, and is the co-author of Option B with Sheryl Sandberg. In one of our favorite episodes of the year, from…
Does Silicon Valley Have a Conscience? (with Kara Swisher)
Dec 20, 2018 • 61 min
Kara Swisher is a technology journalist and co-founder and editor-at-large of Recode. She also hosts the Recode Decode podcast. She has been called “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well-liked journalist.” She speaks with Preet about Facebook and the many…
What is the Fifth Risk? (with Michael Lewis)
Dec 13, 2018 • 55 min
Michael Lewis is the author of fifteen books, including Moneyball and The Big Short. His new book, The Fifth Risk, takes on the Trump administration. He speaks with Preet about the dedication of the civil service, Trump’s attack on trust, and the dangers…
Live from Los Angeles (with Kumail Nanjiani)
Dec 6, 2018 • 68 min
Comedian Kumail Nanjiani is the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of “The Big Sick,” and stars in “Silicon Valley”. He speaks with Preet about immigrating from Pakistan, getting political on Twitter, and who he’d play in a movie about the Trump administration.…
CAFE Insider: Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty (Again)
Nov 30, 2018 • 28 min
Preet and Anne Milgram make sense of Michael Cohen’s latest guilty plea, this time in the Mueller investigation. This episode was available to CAFE Insiders on Thursday. Become a member at cafe.com/insider.
All the President’s Lawyers (with Bob Bauer)
Nov 29, 2018 • 63 min
Preet talks with Bob Bauer, who served as White House Counsel to President Obama, about the universe of lawyers surrounding President Trump.
CAFE Insider: Justice Roberts’s Rebuke
Nov 26, 2018 • 8 min
In a clip from this week’s episode of the CAFE Insider Podcast, Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram dissect Chief Justice Roberts’s message to President Trump. To listen to the whole episode, become a member at cafe.com/insider.
Live from the Lincoln Theatre (with Chuck Todd)
Nov 21, 2018 • 70 min
Chuck Todd is the host of Meet the Press and political director for NBC News. He spoke with Preet in front of a packed house in D.C. about the blue tornado of the midterms, being insulted by the President on twitter, and who should run in 2020. Plus,…
CAFE Insider (Episode 2, Part 1): Mueller Anxiety at the White House
Nov 19, 2018 • 19 min
Preet and his CAFE Insider co-host Anne Milgram, former Attorney General of New Jersey, discuss President Trump’s impending written deposition and whether the administration will come to regret appointing Matt Whitaker. Part 1 of 2. Go to cafe.com/insider…
How to Assess a Presidency (with Michael Beschloss)
Nov 15, 2018 • 69 min
Michael Beschloss is a historian and the author of the new book, Presidents of War. He speaks with Preet about what the past can teach us about the Trump presidency, why history should matter to our leaders, and his wonderful, shade-filled twitter feed.…
CAFE Insider: Sessions Out. Whitaker In. What’s Next for Mueller?
Nov 9, 2018 • 29 min
The Election and Its Aftermath (with David Axelrod)
Nov 8, 2018 • 39 min
David Axelrod, the chief strategist for both of Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns, is the director of the University of Chicago’s non-partisan Institute of Politics and the host of The Axe Files podcast. He talks to Preet about Tuesday’s midterms,…
Live from Town Hall (with Jeffrey Toobin)
Nov 1, 2018 • 73 min
Jeffrey Toobin, a former prosecutor, is the chief legal analyst at CNN and a staff writer at the New Yorker. In front of a packed house at the Town Hall in New York, he speaks with Preet about Trump and the rule of law, Kavanaugh and the court, and why…
Laugh to Keep from Crying (with Samantha Bee)
Oct 25, 2018 • 55 min
Samantha Bee is the host of Full Frontal, the weekly comedy show on TBS, and was a long-time correspondent on The Daily Show. She speaks with Preet about #MeToo, women’s anger, and finding humor in very dark news. Plus, that time she got in trouble for…
The Death of Jamal Khashoggi (with Fareed Zakaria)
Oct 18, 2018 • 62 min
Fareed Zakaria is the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, and a foreign affairs columnist for the Washington Post. He speaks with Preet about the apparent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who he has known for more than a decade. And, as Nikki Haley…
Making Centrism Sexy (with Max Boot)
Oct 11, 2018 • 63 min
Max Boot was a senior policy advisor for three Republican presidential campaigns. He’s now a columnist at the Washington Post, and the author of The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right. He speaks with Preet about the future of our two-party…
Chasing the Truth About Kavanaugh (with Jane Mayer)
Oct 4, 2018 • 57 min
Jane Mayer, Chief Washington Correspondent for the New Yorker, broke the story of Deborah Ramirez and her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. She talks to Preet about the leads she’s still chasing, where the FBI should be looking, and how the Senate…
The Kavanaugh Hearings (with Anne Milgram)
Sep 28, 2018 • 44 min
Friday morning, Preet sat down with Anne Milgram, former Attorney General of New Jersey, to discuss Thursday’s extraordinary testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. This episode was recorded before Senator Jeff Flake announced he would…
Kavanaugh and the GOP’s Women Problem (with Nicolle Wallace)
Sep 27, 2018 • 66 min
Nicolle Wallace is the host of “Deadline: White House” on MSNBC, and advised George W. Bush and John McCain. She talks with Preet about the chaos of the Kavanaugh nomination, what it means for the midterms, and compares Donald Trump and Sarah Palin. Plus,…
Fair Play (with Sally Jenkins)
Sep 20, 2018 • 72 min
Sally Jenkins writes about sports for the Washington Post. She talks with Preet about Serena Williams’s controversial U.S. Open final, the surprising history of the NFL, and the value of fairness on and off the field. Plus, Preet’s take on Brett…
Kavanaugh and The Court (with Ron Klain)
Sep 13, 2018 • 68 min
Ron Klain has worked on the confirmation or selection of eight Supreme Court Justices. He was chief of staff to Al Gore, Joe Biden, and Janet Reno, and Chief Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. He talks to Preet about the Kavanaugh hearings, the…
Truth and Lies in the West Wing (with Jonathan Swan)
Sep 6, 2018 • 61 min
Jonathan Swan covers the White House for Axios. He talks with Preet about the latest leaks from the West Wing, how he separates facts from spin, and which of his high-powered sources uses Comic Sans. Plus, Preet dissects the implications of the…
From Braille to Yale (with Cyrus Habib)
Aug 30, 2018 • 56 min
Cyrus Habib is the Lieutenant Governor of Washington State. He lost his eyesight to cancer at age 8, went on to Yale, and became the first Iranian-American to hold statewide office. He talks with Preet about his remarkable life, the midterms, and…
Cohen & Manafort Guilty: What Now? (with Joyce Vance)
Aug 21, 2018 • 38 min
Joyce Vance was the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama during the Obama Administration. She joins Preet to talk through the guilty plea of Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the conviction of his former campaign…
Exposing Theranos (with John Carreyrou)
Aug 16, 2018 • 67 min
John Carreyrou is the author of Bad Blood, a book about the rise and fall of healthcare startup Theranos. For year, Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, conned investors and customers with the promise of a new blood testing technology. Carreyrou’s…
Why I Quit the GOP (with Steve Schmidt)
Aug 9, 2018 • 60 min
Steve Schmidt was a top Republican strategist - until he left the party this June. He joins Preet to talk about Trump’s appeal, the silence of Congressional Republicans, and what’s next for principled conservatives. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on the fireworks…
Bonus: Katie Couric interviews Preet
Aug 6, 2018 • 23 min
In this special bonus episode, Preet and Katie Couric interview each other. Katie gets Preet’s thoughts on Comey, Cuomo, and 2020. Then Preet asks Katie about the future of CBS president Les Moonves and her experience broadcasting live on September 11,…
Putin Enemy #1 (with Bill Browder)
Aug 2, 2018 • 60 min
Bill Browder is a campaigner for justice in Russia. In Helsinki, Vladimir Putin asked for Bill to be handed over to the Russian government - a request that President Trump called “an incredible offer.” Bill is back to talk about what’s changed for him,…
ReMade in America Bonus: Bassem Youssef with Cameron Esposito
Jul 31, 2018 • 31 min
The first season of CAFE’s newest podcast, ReMade in America, wraps up this week. Here’s one last highlight for Stay Tuned listeners: host Bassem Youssef’s conversation with comedian Cameron Esposito. And the final episode of ReMade is out today,…
What Happened in Helsinki (with Jeremy Bash)
Jul 26, 2018 • 68 min
Jeremy Bash was Chief of Staff at the CIA and the Department of Defense under President Obama. He joins Preet to discuss the Helsinki Summit, Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence operatives and what leverage Putin might have over President…
The Supremes (with Nina Totenberg)
Jul 19, 2018 • 68 min
Nina Totenberg is NPR’s legendary Supreme Court reporter. She speaks with Preet about breaking the Anita Hill story, pot-smoking justices, and the confirmation prospects for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on Trump, Putin and Helsinski. Do…
Sneak Preview: Preet on Remade in America
Jul 17, 2018 • 0 min
This week, Preet is a special guest on CAFE’s other hit podcast, Remade In America, hosted by comedian Bassem Youssef. Here’s a sneak preview. Bassem was known as the Jon Stewart of Egypt. Now, he’s living in exile and finding his footing in a new…
The Fight for the Supreme Court (with Vanita Gupta)
Jul 12, 2018 • 65 min
Vanita Gupta is president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and worked in the Obama Administration. She joins Preet to discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and what’s at stake. Plus, an update on family…
The Russian Strategy (with Garry Kasparov)
Jun 28, 2018 • 52 min
Garry Kasparov is the greatest chess player of all time, and one of Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics. He joins Preet to discuss Russian misinformation and attacks on the concept of truth, in this re-aired interview. Plus, Preet gives his take on the…
ReMade in America Bonus: Bassem Youssef with Maria Hinojosa
Jun 26, 2018 • 13 min
There’s a new podcast in the Cafe family: ReMade in America, hosted by comedian Bassem Youssef. In this episode, Bassem speaks with journalist Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR’s Latino USA, about her own immigration journey, diversity in journalism, and how…
Criminal Justice, Part 4: Your Questions, Answered (with Anne Milgram and Lisa Monaco)
Jun 21, 2018 • 53 min
Anne Milgram is the former Attorney General of New Jersey. Lisa Monaco was the Homeland Security Advisor to President Barack Obama. They join Preet to tackle your questions on the criminal justice system. What does collusion mean? What is a constitutional…
Criminal Justice, Part 3: The Defendant
Jun 14, 2018 • 61 min
Jason Goldfarb is a former lawyer who was prosecuted for insider trading by Preet’s old office, the Southern District of New York. Goldfarb joins Preet to talk about the experience of being prosecuted, pleading guilty, and building a life after prison.…
Criminal Justice, Part 2: The Prosecution (with Pat Fitzgerald)
Jun 7, 2018 • 71 min
Pat Fitzgerald is a former federal prosecutor. He led cases against Governor Rod Blagojevich, Al Qaeda terrorists, and the mob. Today he’s a private citizen and representing Jim Comey, among others. He speaks with Preet about how to build a case, the art…
New From Cafe: Remade in America with Bassem Youssef
Jun 5, 2018 • 30 min
You heard him a few weeks ago live on stage with Preet at the Apollo Theater. Now Bassem Youssef has his own podcast: Remade in America. It’s a show about feeling like an outsider in America — and trying to make it anyway. This first episode features…
Criminal Justice, Part 1: The Defense (with Ben Brafman)
May 31, 2018 • 61 min
Ben Brafman is one of America’s most prominent defense attorneys. He has represented Sean Combs, Martin Shkreli, and Harvey Weinstein. Brafman speaks with Preet about the clients he won’t take on, why everyone deserves a good lawyer, and what it’s like to…
Winning Alabama (with Senator Doug Jones)
May 24, 2018 • 52 min
Doug Jones is a Democratic Senator from Alabama. He talks with Preet about what it takes to turn red states blue, prosecuting civil rights cold cases as U.S. attorney, and how he makes decisions on contentious votes—like the recent Haspel and Pompeo…
Race, Bias and Justice (with Sherrilyn Ifill)
May 17, 2018 • 56 min
Sherrilyn Ifill is the president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. She talks with Preet about about the rise of artificial intelligence in policing, how both companies and law enforcement can confront issues of racial bias, and the attack on…
Live from The Apollo (with Bassem Youssef)
May 10, 2018 • 68 min
Before the Egyptian revolution, Bassem Youssef was a heart surgeon who moonlighted as a political comedian. He went on to become the Jon Stewart of Egypt, poking fun at the regime with an audience of 40 million people. Then he was forced to flee the…
Seeking Justice for Sergei Magnitsky (with Bill Browder)
May 3, 2018 • 51 min
Bill Browder is a British hedge fund manager and a vocal critic of Vladimir Putin. Since his friend Sergei Magnitsky was killed in a Russian prison, Browder has led an international campaign to punish his killers — some of the most powerful people in…
The State of the State Department (with Ronan Farrow)
Apr 26, 2018 • 51 min
Ronan Farrow is an author and journalist who just won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein. He’s also the author of a new book, The War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence. He speaks with Preet about…
The Science of Leadership (with Adam Grant)
Apr 19, 2018 • 58 min
Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and a professor at the Wharton School. He’s a New York Times bestselling author three times over, and is the co-author of Option B with Sheryl Sandberg. His books, and his work, focus on how to cultivate…
Securing the Border and the Ballot (with Jeh Johnson)
Apr 12, 2018 • 68 min
Jeh Johnson ran the Department of Homeland Security Security under President Obama. Johnson previously served as general counsel for the Department of Defense and is also an alum of the Southern District of New York, where he was Assistant U.S. Attorney.…
Breakfast with Putin (with Michael McFaul)
Apr 5, 2018 • 51 min
Michael McFaul served as U.S. Ambassador to Russia during Barack Obama’s second term. He speaks with Preet about what Vladimir Putin is like in real life and how it felt to live under constant surveillance in Moscow. McFaul is the author of the upcoming…
Inside The Opioid Crisis
Mar 29, 2018 • 54 min
This week we take an inside look at the opioid crisis. Preet speaks with parent advocate Susan Salomone and Dr. Abigail Herron about the deepening public health crisis and what can be done to solve it. Plus: why can’t President Trump retain any good…
Quitting the DEA After a Career Doing Justice (with Chuck Rosenberg)
Mar 22, 2018 • 58 min
Chuck Rosenberg has done some of the most important jobs in law enforcement, from United States attorney to acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, a job he resigned from last fall. He talks to Preet about why he quit, the opioid crisis, and…
On the Ground (with NYPD Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill)
Mar 15, 2018 • 59 min
Jimmy O’Neill is the commissioner of the NYPD. He talks to Preet about his thirty-year career in the police force, how the cops deal with modern challenges like terror threats, violence in schools, and building trust in the community. Plus: Preet answers…
Intelligence (with Adam Schiff)
Mar 8, 2018 • 53 min
Adam Schiff is the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. He talks about the notorious Nunes memo, and the Democratic response he helped draft. He also gives some advice for how Democrats should position themselves for the upcoming midterm…
Guns, Schools & The NRA (with Shannon Watts)
Mar 1, 2018 • 60 min
Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action, a group dedicated to address gun violence in America. She sits down with Preet to discuss what can be done in wake of the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Do you have a question for Preet?…
Let’s Save Democracy! (with Christine Todd Whitman)
Feb 22, 2018 • 43 min
Christine Todd Whitman is the former governor of New Jersey and the EPA Administrator under George W. Bush. Now she’s co-chairing the Democracy Taskforce with Preet. They discuss what it’s like to disagree with the President while you’re in cabinet and…
Taking Trump to Court (with David Cole)
Feb 15, 2018 • 50 min
David Cole is the legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union. Cole and Preet discuss the ACLU’s role during the Trump Administration, including their lawsuit against the travel ban, their ongoing fight for digital privacy, and whether Cole…
Does the Nunes Memo Matter? (with Sheldon Whitehouse)
Feb 8, 2018 • 45 min
Sheldon Whitehouse is a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island and a long-time member of the judiciary committee. He sits down with Preet to discuss the Nunes memo, the Mueller investigation, and the circus that is Washington D.C. Do you have a question for…
Free Speech in the Age of Trump (with Floyd Abrams)
Feb 1, 2018 • 58 min
Floyd Abrams is America’s most prominent First Amendment attorney. He’s defended cases from the Pentagon Papers to Citizens United. Abrams talks with Preet about his long career and how Trump is different from every other president when it comes to free…
Campaigns and Hurricanes (with Katy Tur)
Jan 25, 2018 • 46 min
In her new book, “Unbelievable,” Katy Tur dives into the deeply unglamorous life of covering the 2016 presidential election, from very early mornings to being spit at by voters. Tur broke several important stories while covering the Trump campaign, and…
Why Good People Break the Law (with Alex Gibney)
Jan 18, 2018 • 53 min
Preet talks with Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney. He’s made films about the Enron scandal, Eliot Spitzer, Lance Armstrong, and the Church of Scientology. His new Netflix series examines corporate crimes. It’s called “Dirty Money.” Do you have a…
Mulling Mueller (with Anne Milgram)
Jan 11, 2018 • 47 min
Anne Milgram, the former Attorney General of New Jersey, returns to help answer your questions about the Mueller investigation. Will anyone else be indicted? How long is this going to take? And did Jeff Sessions really try to find ‘dirt’ on James Comey?…
Journalism in the Age of Trump (with Maggie Haberman)
Jan 4, 2018 • 51 min
Maggie Haberman, White House Correspondent for the New York Times, has been covering Donald Trump since he began considering a run for president and has delivered some of the biggest scoops since he assumed the Oval Office. She sits down with Preet to…
Women in the World (with Tina Brown)
Dec 21, 2017 • 50 min
Preet sits down with Tina Brown, former editor of The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, to talk about working with Harvey Weinstein, what will happen next with the #metoo movement, and her new book about her life in 1980s New York. Plus: Preet answers your…
Stay Tuned Live (with Hasan Minhaj)
Dec 14, 2017 • 60 min
Our first live show! Preet answers questions from the audience, including his thoughts on the latest with Robert Mueller and whether life as a podcaster is more or less fulfilling than life as a federal prosecutor. (Spoiler: it’s not.) Then he talks with…
Putin, Pawns and Propaganda (with Garry Kasparov)
Dec 7, 2017 • 54 min
Garry Kasparov is perhaps the greatest chess player of all time. But today, he dedicates his life to human rights and fighting Russian President Vladimir Putin from exile. Kasparov talks about the Kremlin’s massive misinformation campaign, and what he…
Special Episode: Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea
Dec 4, 2017 • 14 min
In a special episode, Preet breaks down the implications of Michael Flynn’s guilty plea last week. There are three possible reasons Flynn would cut a deal with Special Counsel Robert Muller, and Preet explains what each one would mean for the…
Podcasting and the Politics of Persuasion (with Pod Save America)
Nov 30, 2017 • 50 min
How does a group of former White House staffers make politics accessible for a new generation? Preet talks with Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor about their very popular show and how to persuade young voters in a deeply…
Crime and Punishment (with Judge Jed Rakoff)
Nov 21, 2017 • 44 min
What does it feel like to send someone to jail? Is the death penalty unconstitutional? Should judges ever be funny in the courtroom? Preet sits down with Judge Jed Rakoff (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York) for a…
The Problem of Power in Hollywood (with Judd Apatow)
Nov 16, 2017 • 45 min
Amidst hundreds of ongoing accusations of sexual assault and harassment in the film and comedy industries, Preet sat down with writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40 Year-Old Virgin, HBO’s Girls) in his Los Angeles office to talk through…
Resisting Trump (with Senator Jeff Flake)
Nov 9, 2017 • 46 min
Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican from Arizona, recently announced his decision not to run for reelection in 2018, in a speech that rebuked the state of the Republican party and the leadership provided by President Trump. In this wide-ranging conversation…
Making Sense of Mueller’s Charges (with Anne Milgram)
Nov 2, 2017 • 57 min
Three days after Robert Mueller’s charges against members of the Trump campaign were revealed, Preet talks with Anne Milgram, who has worked closely with Mueller and his investigators as a former Attorney General for the state of New Jersey and federal…
Special Episode: Manafort, Gates, Papadopoulos
Oct 30, 2017 • 12 min
In a special episode, Preet responds to today’s news of the indictments of two Trump campaign officials and, more importantly, the guilty plea — and cooperation — obtained from another. He parses what’s in the documents that were unsealed, explains what…
The Death of Sergei Magnitsky (with Bill Browder)
Oct 26, 2017 • 57 min
Days after Vladimir Putin got Bill Browder’s US visa revoked and his name placed on Interpol’s international watch list, Preet reaches Browder at his office in London. They discuss the massive corruption Browder revealed that led to his lawyer, Sergei…
Benjamin Wittes’s Guide to Impeaching Trump and Beating Up Putin
Oct 19, 2017 • 45 min
Preet talks to Benjamin Wittes of Lawfare about the firing of FBI director James Comey, why President Trump should be impeached, and exactly how, given the chance, Wittes would sidekick Vladimir Putin in the chest.
Con Jobs: From Inmate to Entrepreneur (with Catherine Hoke)
Oct 12, 2017 • 42 min
Catherine Hoke, Founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, joins Preet for a conversation about the challenges that incarcerated people face when reentering society, the businesses that formerly incarcerated folks have started through her program, and the Shark…
Guns, Gotti & bin Laden (with John Miller)
Oct 5, 2017 • 45 min
As the news from the mass shooting in Las Vegas was rolling in Monday morning, Preet sat down with John Miller, Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counter-terrorism of the NYPD as well as a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist. They discuss the…
Behind Closed Doors: Advising Obama and Mueller (with Lisa Monaco)
Sep 28, 2017 • 33 min
Preet talks to his old friend Lisa Monaco, who was chief of staff for now-Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the FBI before serving as President Obama’s Advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. They discuss how Mueller is approaching the…
Civil Rights and Wrongs Under Jeff Sessions (with Vanita Gupta)
Sep 26, 2017 • 36 min
What is life like in the Department of Justice under Jeff Sessions? And what does the Trump Administration mean for civil rights in America? Preet talks to his old friend Vanita Gupta, who led the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division under President…
That Time President Trump Fired Me (with Leon Panetta)
Sep 20, 2017 • 43 min
On March 11, 2017 President Donald Trump fired US Attorney Preet Bharara. Preet tells the story in detail for the first time. Then, a conversation with former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Leon Panetta about how to clean up a chaotic White…
Stay Tuned for Tomorrow
Sep 19, 2017 • 1 min
Join Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney who fought corruption, financial fraud and violent crime, in a series about justice and fairness.
Coming Soon: Stay Tuned with Preet
Sep 18, 2017 • 1 min
Join Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney who fought corruption, financial fraud and violent crime, in a series about justice and fairness. Coming Wednesday, September 20th.