Trump may be gone but American politics is still in crisis. The Lincoln Project has sparked a nationwide movement to restore our democracy. This podcast is hosted by co-founder Reed Galen and he is regularly joined by our political experts and guests that helped defeat Trump and continue the mission to stamp out Trumpism and the seditionists who backed him. The podcast discusses today’s political challenges, our vision for the future and how all Americans can be part of our pro-democracy movement.
100 Days Later
It’s been 100 days since a mob of extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to block the certification of President Biden’s victory and overthrow our government at the urging of Donald Trump and his Big Lie. This week, host Reed Galen is joined by fellow Lincoln Project Co-Founders Steve Schmidt & Rick Wilson, as well as Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Stuart Stevens to discuss the aftermath of the insurrection and the importance of never forgetting the events of January 6, 2021. Plus, a look-ahead to the 2022 midterm elections.
The Original Sin of the Modern Republican Party
Host Reed Galen is joined by Michael Steele (Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee & Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland) and Stuart Stevens (Senior Advisor, The Lincoln Project) to discuss the GOP’s spring retreat this past weekend as well as the latest developments in corporate accountability. Plus, we reflect on “Trump’s Big Lie” and the storming of the U.S Capitol as we approach 100 days since January 6th. To hear more from Michael Steele, listen to “The Michael Steele Podcast” available on Apple Podcasts and be sure to check out michaelsteelenetwork.com
Inside "Captain Chaos" with Michael Cohen
Host Reed Galen is joined by Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to Donald Trump. Galen and Cohen discuss 45’s pending litigation, how ingrained the former president continues to be in the Republican party, and how Trump completely blundered the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, will Donald Trump run for president in 2024?
The Future of Community
Host Reed Galen is joined by Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Stuart Stevens to discuss the future of building community in our nation through the lens of a recent Gallup poll, which reports that house of worship membership in the United States has dropped below 50% for the first time since 1937 (when Gallup began following this trend). Plus, how can the Lincoln Project community best mobilize for the 2022 midterm elections.
America’s Most Dangerous Immigrant
Host Reed Galen is joined by fellow Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson and Lincoln Project Executive Director Fred Wellman to discuss the backstory behind "Rupert", the Lincoln Project’s new ad, which identifies Rupert Murdoch (creator of Fox News) as the most dangerous man to ever cross the U.S. border. Plus, the panel discusses the aftermath of Georgia’s newly-inked Jim Crow legislation and the GOP’s hastened march towards fascism.
The Right Side of History
Host Reed Galen is joined by fellow Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson and Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Stuart Stevens to discuss the latest regarding the Georgia General Assembly’s proposed voter suppression legislation and the responsibility of large corporations, like Coca Cola, to oppose it. The panel then opens up the discussion of corporate responsibility to the national level by continuing the conversation about how companies like AT&T, Cigna, and Intel, have broken their pledge to not financially support members of Congress who voted to decertify the results of the 2020 presidential election. Plus, a brief history of the GOP's relationship with absentee ballots and mail-in voting.