November 13th, 2020 | 35 mins 52 secs
biden, national security, presidency, transition, trump
A discussion of the presidential transition, Trump's resistance to that transition, and the hazards presented.
March 20th, 2020 | 43 mins 38 secs
25th amendment, presidency, president, succession, trump
My conversation with Michigan State's Brian Kalt, as we discuss the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Section 4.
February 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
big five, narrative, personality, presidency, stories, trump
Discussing the personality and narrative of Donald Trump, with Northwestern University's Dan McAdams.
August 6th, 2019 | 30 mins 8 secs
acting heads, cabinet, congress, president, trump, vacancies
Under current law, U.S. presidents often have great latitude in filling senior-level vacancies, but abusing that freedom can create problems, as I discuss with UT-Austin law professor Stephen I. Vladeck.
May 16th, 2019 | 52 mins 52 secs
impeachment, political science, presidency, trump
A conversation about Trump and impeachment, with political scientists Julia Azari and Seth Masket.
September 2nd, 2018 | 56 mins
abortion, brett kavanaugh, diversity, labor law, scotus, supreme court, trump
A conversation with legal experts Jonathan Adler and Brianne Gorod, as we discuss the record and thinking of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
August 14th, 2018 | 58 mins 28 secs
abortion, brett kavanaugh, environmental law, guantanamo, national security, scotus, supreme court, trump
A conversation with law professors Peter Margulies and Stephen Vladeck, as we discuss the record and thinking of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
June 23rd, 2018 | 34 mins 41 secs
asylum, families, immigration, sarah huckabee sanders, trump, unaccompanied minors
A conversation with Sarah Sherman-Stokes, Associate Director of the Immigrants' Rights and Human Trafficking Program at Boston University Law School. We talk about what's happening on the ground at the southern border of the U.S., and what people who want to help asylum-seekers can do.
June 19th, 2018 | 20 mins 46 secs
asylum, families, immigration, nielsen, sarah huckabee sanders, trump, unaccompanied minors
A conversation about immigration on the southwest U.S. border, and relevant House legislation, with Sarah Pierce, Policy Analyst for the U.S. Immigration Policy Program at the Migration Policy Institute