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TALKING FEDS is a roundtable discussion that brings together prominent former government officials, journalists, and special guests for a dynamic and in-depth analysis of the most pressing questions in law and politics.

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TALKING FEDS is a roundtable discussion that brings together prominent former government officials, journalists, and special guests for a dynamic and in-depth analysis of the most pressing questions in law and politics.

    Anatomy of a Prosecution

    Anatomy of a Prosecution

    The Feds go back to basics and back to our roots with a nuts-and-bolts prosecutors’ dissection of the three potential criminal cases against Donald Trump; Cynthia Alksne, Judge John Gleeson, Jen Rodgers & Andrew Weissmann join Harry to talk through the three cases’ strengths and weaknesses as prosecutors must before deciding to proceed.

    • 51 min
    The FBI: The Weather(ed) Bureau

    The FBI: The Weather(ed) Bureau

    Three of the country’s most prominent and thoughtful experts on the FBI –Frank Figliuzzi, Andy McCabe, and Asha Rangappa– discuss the damage the last four years inflicted on the FBI and what the Bureau now needs to do, including to respond to the grave threat of domestic terrorism.

    • 48 min
    Republicans On The Fence

    Republicans On The Fence

    A stellar set of guests—Lawrence O’Donnell, Ashley Parker, and Norm Eisen—join Harry for a bottom-line assessment of the impeachment, an analysis of the GOP sturm und drang, a look at the first lawsuit against the former president, and a preview of Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing.

    • 47 min
    Base Instincts

    Base Instincts

    As the evidence in the second impeachment trial draws to a close, an expert panel of legal and congressional experts – Matt Miller, Norm Ornstein, and Hakeem Jeffries, who served as a House Manager in the previous impeachment trial – join Harry to analyze the trial and what an acquittal portends for the future of Trump, Trumpism, and the GOP.

    • 51 min
    Allies Allies All Come Free

    Allies Allies All Come Free

    After 4 years of aberrant foreign policy that saw the US bully our allies and coddle our enemies, the Biden Administration faces a different herculean task trying to right the ship of state, with the complication of China’s arrival as an economic superpower; Anne Appelbaum, Garry Kasparov, and Uriel Epshtein join Harry to analyze the challenges and prescribe the best path ahead.

    • 44 min
    Won’t Get Fooled Again

    Won’t Get Fooled Again

    The debris from the Trump years litters the political landscape, and it’s a herculean task to try to clean up the mess and repair our constitutional foundations, but where to begin and who has the political will and interest to pursue it; Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith, whose book “After Trump” is the best primer on the topic, and former Deputy AG Jamie Gorelick join Harry to discuss.

    • 42 min

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