American politics is in crisis. Together, the founders of The Lincoln Project have spent over 200 years electing Republicans. But now, they’ve sparked a nationwide movement with a singular mission: To defeat Donald Trump and Trumpism. Ron Steslow hosts fellow political experts Reed Galen, Jennifer Horn, George Conway, Steve Schmidt, Mike Madrid, Rick Wilson, and John Weaver, and more as they defy their party and reveal how Trump will be defeated, discuss what’s at stake in the 2020 election, and share the stories of voters all across America who are putting country over party.
Trump vs Democracy Revisited: Anne Applebaum on Authoritarianism
After the violent mob attacked the U.S. Capitol at the direction of the president last week, we decided to resurface a conversation from August between host Ron Steslow and Anne Applebaum about her book, Twilight of Democracy, and the warning signs of authoritarianism we were witnessing.
Trump’s Capitol Siege, His Desperate Phone Call, and Two (More) Wins in Georgia—The Weekly Roundup
Mike Madrid (@madrid_mike), Lucy Caldwell (@lucymcaldwell), and Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) join host Ron Steslow (@RonSteslow) to discuss the violent siege of the U.S. Capitol by Trump loyalists, Donald Trump’s unhinged phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, and Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff’s wins in the Georgia Senate Runoff elections.
The Hidden Battle Against COVID-19—Part 3
Emergency room physicians Natasha Kathuria (@natashakathuriamd on Instagram) and Dan Barkhuff (@DBarkhuff on Twitter) return to the podcast to talk to Ron Steslow (@RonSteslow on Twitter) about their experiences fighting COVID-19, the new vaccines, and the continued impact of the pandemic.
Another Election Lawsuit, Electoral College Challenge, and New Year’s Resolutions—The Weekly Roundup
Host Ron Steslow sits down with Jennifer Horn, Mike Madrid, and Susan Del Percio to discuss the Texas congressman who is suing Mike Pence to steal an election, the U.S. Senator from Missouri who announced he will challenge electoral college votes, the importance of the Georgia Runoffs, and New Year’s resolutions for the United States.
The Russian Hacks with Tom Nichols
Host Ron Steslow (@RonSteslow) sits down with Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom), a professor at the U.S. Naval War College and at the Harvard Extension School, to discuss Russia’s recent hacks of U.S. Federal Agencies, Trump’s relationship with Putin, what the Biden administration will need to do to clean up the damage and secure systems, and the potential dangers of Donald Trump having access to classified intelligence after he leaves office.
Bill Barr Bails, Mitchell leaves the Republican Party, and McConnell’s Desperate Plea—The Weekly Roundup
Host Ron Steslow sits down with Jennifer Horn, Susan Del Percio, and Mike Madrid to discuss the resignation of Attorney General Bill Barr, the retiring Michigan congressman—Paul Mitchell—who left the Republican Party, and Mitch McConnell begging Republican Senators not to challenge the election results.