Stay Tuned with Preet

Stay Tuned with Preet Podcast

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
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 Watts, founder of Moms Demand ActionMinneapolis: Mayor Jacob FreyDetroit: former U.S. Attorney in Detroit Barbara McQuade & Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Our shows were recorded by: David Fender & Rebekah Romberg (Denver), Ian Combs (Minneapolis) &...

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CAFE Insider 12/2: Impeachment: Phase 2
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 trial of the CAFE Insider membership....

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CAFE Insider 12/2: Impeachment: Phase 2
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 trial of the CAFE Insider membership....

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McGahn Must Testify & The Trump Transition (with Michael Lewis)
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 testify -- Roger Stone’s conviction in federal court, and the possibility of a pardon from Trump-- Trump’s inconsistent treatment of American military service membersMichael Lewis is the author of fifteen books, including Moneyball and The Big Short. His new ...

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McGahn Must Testify & The Trump Transition (with Michael Lewis)
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 testify -- Roger Stone’s conviction in federal court, and the possibility of a pardon from Trump-- Trump’s inconsistent treatment of American military service membersMichael Lewis is the author of fifteen books, including Moneyball and The Big Short. His new ...

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CAFE Insider 11/25: Impeachment Game Plan
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 Insider membership....

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CAFE Insider 11/25: Impeachment Game Plan
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 Insider membership....

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Impeachment Special (with Anne Milgram)
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 CAFE Insider. Sign up for a free two-week trial....

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Sondland & Lessons from Watergate (with Carl Bernstein)
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 legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein.To hear bonus clips from the interview, try two free weeks of CAFE Insider membership.Sign up to receive free references and supplemental materials for Stay Tuned episodes, a weekly newsletter, and updates from Pre...

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CAFE Insider 11/18: Can I Get A Witness?
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 membership.CLOSED-DOOR TESTIMONY OF DAVID HOLMESOpening statement of David Holmes during his closed-door testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on November 15“A Friday night surprise: David Holmes throws a wrench in Trump’s impeachment defense,” The W...

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Impeachment Hearing & The Story of America (with Jill Lepore)
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 interview, try two free weeks of CAFE Insider membership.Sign up to receive free references and supplemental materials for Stay Tuned episodes, a weekly newsletter, and updates from Preet.As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, em...

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Intelligence Reporting (with Mark Mazzetti)
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 aftermath of 9/11.Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Mazzetti joins Preet for a wide-ranging discussion that covers his related reporting, interrogation techniques, congressional oversight, and the inherent challenges of the national security news beat....

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Intelligence Reporting (with Mark Mazzetti)
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 Jones, a Senate staffer who investigated the CIA's secret Detention and Interrogation program implemented in the aftermath of 9/11.Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Mazzetti joins Preet for a wide-ranging discussion that covers his related reporting, interrogation techniques, congressional oversight, and the inherent challenges of the national security news beat. Yo...

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CAFE Insider 11/11: Impeachment: The Opening Act
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 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership....

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Bannon & The F You Presidency (with Errol Morris)
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 Special Counsel Bob Mueller might think about the impeachment inquiry-- The full transcript of Trump’s “perfect” July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr ZelenskyErrol Morris is this week’s guest on Stay Tuned. He is an author and Oscar-winning docume...

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CAFE Insider 11/4: House Rules
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 Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSHOUSE INQUIRY VOTEHouse resolution (H.Res.660), resolution fact sheet, and House Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry procedures, 10/31/19“A Divided House Endorses Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump,” The Ne...

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House Resolution & Infectious Power (with Edward Norton)
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 against him -- The upcoming House Resolution vote on impeachment -- Finding hope in stressful timesEdward Norton is this week’s guest on Stay Tuned. He is a writer, director, and three-time Academy Award-nominated actor. He joins Preet for a wide-ranging conv...

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House Resolution & Infectious Power (with Edward Norton)
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 against him -- The upcoming House Resolution vote on impeachment -- Finding hope in stressful timesEdward Norton is this week’s guest on Stay Tuned. He is a writer, director, and three-time Academy Award-nominated actor. He joins Preet for a wide-ranging conv...

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CAFE Insider 10/28: Baghdadi Dies & Impeachment Quickens
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 evolved into a criminal inquiry, raising a range of unanswered questions -- Rudy Giuliani is reportedly the target of two federal investigations and subject of two pocket dialing mishaps Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider me...

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CAFE Insider 10/28: Baghdadi Dies & Impeachment Quickens
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 evolved into a criminal inquiry, raising a range of unanswered questions -- Rudy Giuliani is reportedly the target of two federal investigations and subject of two pocket dialing mishaps Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider me...

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Taylor's Testimony & Full Circle (with Cameron Douglas)
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 articles of impeachment-- The Republicans’ reaction to Taylor’s testimonyCameron Douglas, the son of Michael Douglas and grandson of Kirk Douglas, served almost eight years in federal prison for drug trafficking, a business he entered to support his addiction...

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CAFE Insider 10/21: Mick Mulvaney's Mess
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.Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSMULVANEY’S PRESS CONFERENCEActing Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s press conference (video and transcript), 10/17/19Mick Mulvaney’s interview o...

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CAFE Insider 10/21: Mick Mulvaney's Mess
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.Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSMULVANEY’S PRESS CONFERENCEActing Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s press conference (video and transcript), 10/17/19Mick Mulvaney’s interview o...

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The Plutocrat’s Status Quo (with Anand Giridharadas)
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 to the impeachment inquiry into President Trump-- Last week’s Stay Tuned interview with George Conway, conservative lawyer and Trump criticAnand Giridharadas is an author, editor-at-large for TIME magazine, political analyst at MSNBC, and cultural critic. H...

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CAFE Insider 10/15: Rudy in the Middle
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 of New York.Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSRUDY GIULIANI, TRUMP’S “PERSONAL LAYWER”Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), Department of Justice“Foreign Agents Registrat...

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CAFE Insider 10/15: Rudy in the Middle
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 of New York.Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSRUDY GIULIANI, TRUMP’S “PERSONAL LAYWER”Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), Department of Justice“Foreign Agents Registrat...

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Diagnosing Trump (with George Conway)
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 of the few conservative voices openly challenging Trump’s presidency—and calling for his impeachment.You may be familiar with Conway’s other half: Kellyanne Conway, who currently serves as Counselor to the President. Despite his wife’s work, Conway continue...

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CAFE Insider 10/7: Crooked Diplomacy
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 free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSSTATE DEPT. TEXT MESSAGES“Read the Text Messages Between U.S. and Ukrainian Officials,” New York Times, 10/4/19“Read Kurt Volker’s opening statement for testimony in Trump imp...

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Devil's Bargains (with David Remnick)
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 media to use the word “lies” when discussing the president’s “false statements”David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation as he gears up for the magazine’s annual ideas festival. The discussion covers 2020 candidat...

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CAFE Insider 10/1: Impeachment Momentum
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 trial of the CAFE Insider membership.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSTHE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRYRUDY GIULIANI “Giuliani Subpoenaed for Ukraine Documents as Next Step in Impeachment Inquiry,” House Intelligence Committee press release, 9/30/19 (letter and sub...

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Ukraine & Brazen Power (with Samantha Power)
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 & Brazen Power," host Preet Bharara is joined by Anne Milgram, his co-host on the CAFE Insider podcast and former New Jersey Attorney General, to break down the significant developments in the Ukraine / whistleblower story that’s at the center of House Democrats...

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Ukraine & Brazen Power (with Samantha Power)
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 & Brazen Power," host Preet Bharara is joined by Anne Milgram, his co-host on the CAFE Insider podcast and former New Jersey Attorney General, to break down the significant developments in the Ukraine / whistleblower story that’s at the center of House Democrats...

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CAFE Insider 09/23: Whistleblower Uproar
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,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the troubling reports that President Trump pressed Ukraine’s new president to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, and then blocked Congress from seeing a whistleblower complaint that allegedly d...

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The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle (with Susan Hennessey)
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 entitled to the same discovery as all other defendants in the event he’s charged for making false statements-- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s letter to the Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) concerning an undisclosed whistleblowe...

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The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle (with Susan Hennessey)
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 entitled to the same discovery as all other defendants in the event he’s charged for making false statements-- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s letter to the Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) concerning an undisclosed whistleblowe...

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CAFE Insider 09/16: Scandal Survey: Donald, Brett, Andy, Felicity
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 a Yale undergraduate student.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSJustice Brett Kavanaugh “Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not.,” New York Times, 9/14/19“New York Times apolog...

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Russian Asset & The 1st Female Firefighter (with Brenda Berkman)
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 Homeland Security and Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration, joins host Preet Bharara to help answer some of your questions on:-- Reports of an extracted Russian Spy who allegedly provided critical information about the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 ...

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CAFE Insider 09/09: DOJ, KSM, OLC
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 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS9/11 & THE TRIAL OF KHALID SHEIK MOHAMMED (KSM)Preet’s tweet about the trial, 8/30/19Military Commissions Act of 2006Military Commissions Ac...

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CAFE Insider 09/09: DOJ, KSM, OLC
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 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS9/11 & THE TRIAL OF KHALID SHEIK MOHAMMED (KSM)Preet’s tweet about the trial, 8/30/19Military Commissions Act of 2006Military Commissions Ac...

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End of the American Century (with George Packer)
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 explosion-- Why the adage “never ask a question you don’t know the answer to” applies in the courtroom, but not necessarily in the podcast studio -- The trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, charged with plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacksGeorge Packer, author and s...

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CAFE Insider 09/03: Ethics: Comey, McCabe, Barr
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 documenting his interactions with President Trump.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSJAMES COMEYReport of Investigation of Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's Disclosure of Sensitive ...

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CAFE Insider 09/03: Ethics: Comey, McCabe, Barr
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 documenting her interactions with President Trump.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSJAMES COMEYReport of Investigation of Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's Disclosure of Sensitive ...

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The Opposite of Trump? (with Michael Bennet)
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 lawyersMichael Bennet, senior senator from Colorado and 2020 presidential candidate, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about why Mitch McConnell’s Senate is stuck in a legislative standstill, whether the country is heading into another recession, and what po...

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CAFE Insider 08/26: Town Call
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 sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, the rule of law, the role of political identity in America, and how congressional members prepare for hearings.You may listen to a clip from the episode in your Stay Tuned feed. To listen to the full episode, join the CAFE In...

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What is Justice? (with Michael Sandel)
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 Leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to block popular legislation, like universal background checks for gun buyers-- “Blinded by the Light,” the new movie about a young Pakistani boy’s love of Bruce Springsteen-- Advice for new law students, plus an anecdote from...

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Gunning for the 2nd Amendment? (with Michael Waldman)
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 the arrests of hundreds of undocumented workers, but no charges against the businesses-- Attorney-client privilege, and whether it survives the death of a client-- Going to law school and changing careersMichael Waldman, the President of the Brennan Center at...

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CAFE Insider Sample 08/12: The Death of Jeffery Epstein
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.REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:EPSTEIN’S DEATHFederal Bureau of Prisons Suicide Prevention Manual, bop.gov, 4/5/07Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on the Death of Jeffrey Epstein, justice.gov, 8/10/19Statement of Manhattan U.S. Attorney on the De...

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Guns, Brexit, and Refugees (with David Miliband)
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 Columbia v. Heller-- Whether proof of an underlying crime is needed to bring an obstruction of justice case-- Foreign policy considerations in prosecutions of foreigners in the U.S.David Miliband, the former British Secretary of State and the president of the In...

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CAFE Insider 08/05: Ending Gun Violence
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 SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:18 U.S. Code § 2331(5): Definition of “Domestic Terrorism” “How the USA Patriot Act Redefines Domestic Terrorism,” ACLUOverview of “Open Carry” Laws, The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence“Gunman killed sister, eight others in...

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CIA Spies & Gadgets (with Michael Morell)
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 materials are kept secret-- The role of congressional staffers during hearings-- Rep. John Ratcliffe’s qualifications for the role of Director of National IntelligenceMichael Morell, a 33-year veteran of the CIA who served as the agency’s Deputy Director and twic...

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CAFE Insider 07/29: Mueller Testimony Aftermath
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 of National Intelligence Dan Coats.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSRUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN U.S. ELECTIONS“Report on the Russian Active Measures Campaigns and Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election...

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The Mueller Testimony (with Anne Milgram)
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 podcast, joins Preet to break down Mueller’s seven-hour testimony, the major takeaways, and Congress’ next steps.Bonus analysis is available for members of CAFE Insider. To join the Insider community, head to cafe.com/insider.Sign up to receive free reference...

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CAFE Insider 07/22: Mueller Time, At Last
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 honor the legacy of Robert Morgenthau, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the longest-serving Manhattan District Attorney.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community....

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Epstein's Lawyers & Leaving the GOP (with George Will)
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 country-- The idea that Alex Acosta, as a sitting U.S. Attorney in Miami, was intimidated by Jeffrey Epstein’s “hot shot” lawyers-- How people come to be appointed as federal judges-- Advice on taking the bar examGeorge Will, nationally syndicated, Pulitze...

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CAFE Insider 07/15: U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein
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 trial into his home where he'd create, at his own cost, what would essentially be a private jail. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS “Labor Secretary Acosta News Conference,” C-SPAN, 7/10/19United Sta...

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Charging Epstein & Road to "La Casa Blanca" (with Julián Castro)
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 developments in the 2020 Census debacle2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro, who served as Mayor of San Antonio and as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Obama joins Preet for what he described as, “The most wide-ranging interview I’ve done o...

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CAFE Insider 07/08: Epstein & Con(Census)
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 Southern District of Florida and current Secretary of Labor.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSJEFFREY EPSTEIN SDNY US Attorney Geoffrey Berman’s press conference announcing the charges against Jeffre...

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What Patriotism Means to You (with Heidi Schreck)
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 through to the end of today’s episode for a compilation of the many thoughtful voices we heard from. Plus, Preet reflects on YOUR answers, and what patriotism means to him.This week’s guest is Heidi Schreck. She is a playwright and an actress. She joins Pr...

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Crime & Politics (with Rachel Barkow)
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 from the jury pool.-- Preet also shares a letter from Steven Martin, a leading prison reform advocate and former guest on Stay Tuned, who wrote in with his thoughts on Preet and Anne’s conversation on the CAFE Insider podcast about the Justice Department’s a...

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CAFE Insider 06/24: Unsafe, Unsanitary, Untenable
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, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSFLORES LITIGATIONWatch the 9th Circuit Court proceedings regarding Jenny Flores v. William Barr, 6/18/19“Detained migrant children got no toothbrush, no soap, no sleep. It’s no problem, gove...

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Jailing Manafort & the Iran Standoff (with Ben Rhodes)
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, former Deputy National Security Adviser and speechwriter to President Obama joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the craft of oratory and the foreign policy challenges facing the U.S., including the Iran nuclear threat. [Interview begins 9 m...

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CAFE Insider 06/17: Law is for Losers
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 Anne’s first speeding ticket…while she was the Attorney General of New Jersey. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSKELLYANNE CONWAY & THE HATCH ACTThe Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) report detailing Ke...

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Truth in the Trump Era (with David McCraw)
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 Truth in our Times: Insider the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about press freedoms, press bias, and the legal battles over truth. [Interview begins 11 minutes into the episode] Bonus cli...

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The Laws of Language (with Benjamin Dreyer)
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 judges-- Donald Trump Jr.'s erroneous tweet about PreetBenjamin Dreyer, copy chief of Random House and author of the New York Times best seller Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about l...

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CAFE Insider 06/03: Treason Season
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, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:BILL BARR’S CBS NEWS INTERVIEW"William Barr interview: Read the full transcript,” CBSNews, 5/31/19 “TREASON”Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution, Legal Information Institute“18 U.S. Cod...

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Mueller Speaks & The Underdog (with Andrew Yang)
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, presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation that covers his upbringing as the only Asian kid in school and Universal Basic Income, his signature proposal for addressing the economic consequences of automation. Bonus clips from th...

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Duty to Impeach & Realpolitik (with David Ignatius)
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 Congress has the duty to impeach—not just the power-- Pardons, commutations, and exonerations-- Why Preet shaved his beardDavid Ignatius, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and columnist for the Washington Post, joins Preet for a conversation about the prospe...

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CAFE Insider 05/20: Reversing Roe & Politicizing Pardons
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 Insider communityREFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:THE PARDON POWERArticle II of the Constitution, Legal Information InstituteOffice of the Pardon Attorney, Department of JusticeOrganization, Mission and Functions Manual: Office of the Pardon Attorney, ...

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D.C. Dramas & Advising Obamas (with Valerie Jarrett)
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 John Durham to look into the origins of the Russia Investigation-- The fight for President Trump's tax returnsValerie Jarrett, President Obama’s longest serving aide and author of Finding My Voice joins Preet for a conversation about growing up in Iran, her...

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CAFE Insider 05/13: Indicting a POTUS
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...

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Contempt & The Court (with Joan Biskupic)
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 obstruction of justice.-- What Attorney General Bill Barr would do had Special Counsel Bob Mueller recommended indicting the president-- Whether lying to the media is a crime, and-- The extent to which federal investigators share evidence with their state counterp...

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CAFE Insider 05/06: Bill Barr: The Politics of "Snitty"
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, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSBILL BARRBill Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, including exchanges with Senator Mazie Hirono, Senator Kamala Harris, and Senator Cory BookerSpecial Counsel Bob Mueller’s le...

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Barr Testimony & Accidental Presidents (with Jared Cohen)
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 Jigsaw, joins Preet to discuss his new book, Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America.  Bonus clips from the interview are available for members of the CAFE Insider community Sign up to receive free references and supplemental materials for Stay Tune...

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CAFE Insider 04/29: Fight Club: Congress v. Trump
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 episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSBILL BARR’S CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY, A PREVIEW:Video of Bill Barr Press Conference on Mueller’s report, plus the transcript of his opening remarks, 04/18/2019Transcript: Bill Barr’s answer...

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Mueller Medley & What's Life Worth? (with Ken Feinberg)
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 was thinking at the podium during Bill Barr’s press conference-- Why lawyers need lawyers, and-- Challenges to subpoenasKen Feinberg, perhaps America’s most renowned mediator, joins Preet for a wide-ranging discussion about his unique role in the American ...

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The Mueller Report (with Anne Milgram)
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 Insider community and hear the rest of this conversation—plus receive access to Insider podcasts, a newsletter, and more—head to cafe.com/insiderREFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSThe (redacted) Mueller reportBill Barr’s press conference, plus the trans...

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The Mueller Report Preview
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 at the latest).WEBBY’S AWARDAlso, today is the last day for you to vote for Stay Tuned for best individual episode of a podcast: Bill Browder....

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CAFE Insider 04/15: "Spying" & Lying
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 communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSJULIAN ASSANGE’S INDICTMENT & PRESS FREEDOMSJulian Assange’s indictment filed by the Eastern District of Virginia“Assange: A Self-Proclaimed Foe of Secrecy Who Inspires Both Admiration and Fury,” NYT, 4/11/19“Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal ...

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Campaign "Spying" & the Ways and Means of Power (with Bob Caro)
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 activities directed at the Trump campaign,” including potential “spying.”-- Barr’s decision not to use summaries prepared by the Special Counsel’s Office, and the revelation that Mueller was offered but declined to review Barr’s summary.-- Barr's decision not to ...

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CAFE Insider 04/08: Hide & Seek: Trump's Taxes, Mueller's Report
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 IRS requesting six years of President Trump's tax returns. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community...

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Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan)
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 and what that would look like-- The reversal of security clearance denials during the Trump administrationSal Khan, the founder and CEO of the non-profit online education platform Khan Academy, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about teaching, pa...

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CAFE Insider 04/01: Justice Off-Balance
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 & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSBill Barr and the Mueller ReportBarr’s second letter to lawmakers giving an update on the release of the Mueller reportFederal Rules of Criminal Procedure: Rule 6 (e) “The Grand Jury, Recording and Disclosing the Proceedings”The 2008 ...

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Behind Barrs (with Steve Martin, the prison reformer)
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 calculations of timing-- SDNY’s extortion case against Stormy Daniels’s attorney Michael Avenatti. Steve Martin, a leading prison reform advocate who served as the court-appointed monitor of the Rikers Island prison in N.Y. joins Preet for a conversation abo...

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CAFE Insider 03/25: Don't Barr Mueller's Report
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 Barr’s decision to absolve the president on this matter.To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSBill BarrAG Bill Barr’s letter to congressional leaders summarizing Bob Mueller’s principal conclusions...

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Doing Justice Live (with Preet Bharara)
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 3/19/19REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSThe Q&AAn article from the NYT, “Will We Ever See Mueller’s Report on Trump? Maybe,” plus an article from NBC News reporting on Trump’s comments that the report should be made public.An article from the NYT about the college admissions schemeThe documents related to Michael Cohen’s search warrant, in...

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CAFE Insider: Terror, Bribery, and Rick Gates
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 episode, join the CAFE Insider communityREFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSReports from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism and the list of foreign terrorist organizationAn article from the NYT reporting on...

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Manafort & The Retreat of Western Liberalism (with Ed Luce)
Ed Luce is the Washington columnist and commentator for the Financial Times.This interview was taped on 3/12REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALFrom Q&A:ManafortAn article from the NYT on Manafort’s sentencing by Judge Amy Berman Jackson in D.C.A comment from Manafort’s lawyer, Kevin Downing, suggesting his client was selectively prosecutedAn indictment of Paul Manafort by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office; plus an article from the NYT on the DA’s chargesCollege Admissions Scandal Listener question f...

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Nadler's Requests & The Youngest Contender (with Pete Buttigieg)
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 and a Model for America’s Future.REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL:Q&A and buttonThe House Judiciary Committee’s Document Requests, issued on 3/4/19, to 81 recipientsRepresentative Jerry Nadler’s interview on This Week (3/3/19), where he says impeachmen...

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Cohen Testimony & Just Mercy (with Bryan Stevenson)
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 incarceration. Stevenson is also the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL Q&AMichael Cohen’s prepared opening statement before the House Oversight CommitteeMich...

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Truthful Not Neutral (with Christiane Amanpour)
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.Christiane and Preet discuss:Her career as an international correspondent covering war zonesThe difference between being truthful and neutralHow to prepare for an interview with a dictatorReporting on the trial of Saddam Hussein in 1995References and supplementa...

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CAFE Insider: Andy McCabe's National Emergency
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 CAFE.com/insider.References and supplemental materials:Preet’s tweet about pleaded v. pled; and see Mueller’s sentencing submission for Manafort, where prosecutors write “pled,” NOT pleaded.  Andrew McCabe’s 60 Minutes interview, plus the transcript from 2/17/19DOJ respo...

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The Paradox of Dick Cheney (with Adam McKay)
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. McKay’s films include The Big Short, Anchorman I and II, and Stepbrothers. His most recent film is Vice, a biopic of Dick Cheney. Preet and McKay discuss:McKay’s extensive research into Dick and Liz Cheney’s psychology and presentationThe lasting effect of the Bu...

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CAFE Insider: Bezos, AMI, and TMI
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, become a member of CAFE Insider at CAFE.com/insider Supplemental materials and references made in the episode:Jeff Bezos’ post in Medium, “No thank you, Mr. Pecker”Bezos’ hired investigator, Gavin De Becker, comments on AMI’s possible “political motive” to lea...

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Master of the Senate (with Harry Reid)
HARRY REID SHOW NOTESInterview 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 Governor, and a stint as the chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission. In a wide ranging conversation, Sen. Reid reflects on his upbringing, career milestones, the five presidents he has served, his former colleagues, and this political moment in history. He also lo...

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Winning in the Age of Trump & Twitter (with David Frum)
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 a senior adviser to Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign.On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet and David cover a wide range of topics, including:“Made for social media” moments and Frum’s rules for engagement on TwitterThe stability of America’s institution...

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CAFE Insider: Indicting Roger Stone
“Indicting Roger Stone”January 28, 2019In 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 Stone’s indictment, filed by Special Counsel’s Office on 1/24/1918 U.S. Code § 1001Roger Stone’s Nixon tattooThe 2016 Wikileaks hack of DNC and Clinton campaign emailsTo listen to the full episode, become a member of CAFE Insider at CAFE.com/insider....

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Blame Today On the 70s (with Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer)
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 Stay Tuned, Kevin and Julian discuss:Their new book Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 that traces the history of today’s economic, political and social divisionsThe legacy of civil rights movements and Martin Luther King, Jr.The role of T...

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CAFE Insider: The Special Counsel Speaks
“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 Buzzfeed report on Trump and Cohen-    The Special Counsel’s statement responding to the report To listen to the full episode, become a member of CAFE Insider at CAFE.com/insider....

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Sanctions, Secrets and Security (with David Cohen)
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 Stay Tuned, Preet and David discuss:-        The latest reporting from the New York Times and the Washington Post on Trump and Russia-        The key components of a successful sanctions program and the Trump administration’s approach to Russia and North K...

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CAFE Insider: Is Trump a Russian Asset?
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 to the full episode, become a member of CAFE Insider at CAFE.com/insider.Preet and Anne address:·       The Washington Post story on Trump concealing his conversations with Putin·       Bill Barr’s confirmation hearings for Attorney General.·       Whether t...

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The Fate of the World in 2019 (with Ian Bremmer)
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. Them: The Failure of Globalism. Bremmer speaks with Preet about Eurasia's annual report anticipating the top risks facing the globe in 2019.Plus, Preet’s thoughts on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s plan to resign and the redaction fail in Manafort's...

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Inside the Cyber War (with John Carlin)
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 of Staff to Robert Mueller at the FBI. He is the author of Dawn of the Code War: America’s Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat. Carlin speaks with Preet about his book, the U.S. response to cybercrime, China’s theft of intellec...

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The Science of Leadership (with Adam Grant)
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 April 2018, Preet speaks with Adam about how to speak truth to power, what makes a good leader, and what advice he has for people in the West Wing.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.c...

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Does Silicon Valley Have a Conscience? (with Kara Swisher)
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 issues that have landed the company on the front pages. The conversation also ticks through the overall tech landscape, including Twitter, Google, and Amazon.  Plus, Preet's thoughts on Michael Flynn's delayed sentencing and the case of the alleged Russia...

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What is the Fifth Risk? (with Michael Lewis)
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 of willful ignorance. Plus, Preet’s take on Cohen’s three-year prison sentence. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Live from Los Angeles (with Kumail Nanjiani)
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.Plus, Preet’s take on jail time for Michael Flynn.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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CAFE Insider: Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty (Again)
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....

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All the President’s Lawyers (with Bob Bauer)
Bob Bauer served as White House Counsel to President Obama and was co-chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. He speaks with Preet about the universe of lawyers surrounding President Trump, from Matt Whitaker to Don McGahn to Rudy Giuliani, and what America must do to protect its elections. Plus, Preet makes sense of the Paul Manafort news.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and lea...

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CAFE Insider: Justice Roberts's Rebuke
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....

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Live from the Lincoln Theatre (with Chuck Todd)
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, Preet's take on the criminal justice reform bill in Congress. (And a little parenting advice.)Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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CAFE Insider (Episode 2, Part 1): Mueller Anxiety at the White House
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 for Part 2....

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How to Assess a Presidency (with Michael Beschloss)
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.Plus, Preet’s take on the legality of Whitaker as acting attorney general.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Election and Its Aftermath (with David Axelrod)
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, what taking the House will mean for the Democrats and for President Trump, and what we can learn from the campaign of Beto O'Rourke.Plus, Preet reacts to the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with...

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Live from Town Hall (with Jeffrey Toobin)
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 the Mueller investigation never leaks.Plus, Preet explains why an executive order can’t eliminate birthright citizenship.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 a...

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Laugh to Keep from Crying (with Samantha Bee)
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 saying the word feckless.And, Preet breaks down the latest on Jamal Khashoggi.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Death of Jamal Khashoggi (with Fareed Zakaria)
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 leaves the UN, they consider American isolationism and the Trump doctrine. Plus, what might happen if the Dems take the House. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-...

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Making Centrism Sexy (with Max Boot)
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 system, how to make centrism cool, and the dangers of retweeting.  Plus, Preet debunks the latest conspiracy theory - about him.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247...

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Chasing the Truth About Kavanaugh (with Jane Mayer)
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 would vote if half its members were women.  Plus, Preet’s take on the Trump tax investigation.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Kavanaugh Hearings (with Anne Milgram)
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 only support Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation following an FBI investigation of Dr. Ford's claims....

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Kavanaugh and the GOP's Women Problem (with Nicolle Wallace)
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, Preet assesses Rod Rosenstein's job security. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Fair Play (with Sally Jenkins)
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’s future.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Kavanaugh and The Court (with Ron Klain)
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 missing documents, and what happens next. Plus, Preet explains the 25th Amendment. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Truth and Lies in the West Wing (with Jonathan Swan)
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 President's latest attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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From Braille to Yale (with Cyrus Habib)
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 governing in a deeply divided America. Plus, Preet’s wish list for constitutional amendments....

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Cohen & Manafort Guilty: What Now? (with Joyce Vance)
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 chair, Paul Manafort.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Exposing Theranos (with John Carreyrou)
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 reporting helped expose fraud at the company. John talks to Preet about how people like General James Mattis got pulled into the Theranos orbit, and his own reporting drama around the story. Also this week, Preet answers your questions about the secret Omar...

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Why I Quit the GOP (with Steve Schmidt)
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 at the Paul Manafort trial. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Bonus: Katie Couric interviews Preet
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, 2001. Preet is back Thursday with a regular episode of Stay Tuned, and your questions....

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Putin Enemy #1 (with Bill Browder)
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, for America and for the world.Plus, Preet’s take on whether a tweet counts as obstruction of justice.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail...

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ReMade in America Bonus: Bassem Youssef with Cameron Esposito
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, featuring HBO Documentaries legend Sheila Nevins and New York Times columnist Nick Kristof. You can listen to it on their show page. Preet will be back Thursday with a new episode of Stay Tuned....

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What Happened in Helsinki (with Jeremy Bash)
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 Trump.Plus, an update on Preet’s plan for the New York Attorney General race. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Supremes (with Nina Totenberg)
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 you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail...

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Sneak Preview: Preet on Remade in America
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 country. ReMade in America is a show about feeling like an outsider in America — and trying to make it anyway....

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The Fight for the Supreme Court (with Vanita Gupta)
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 separations at the Southern border and Preet’s thoughts on Michael Cohen’s media strategy. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Russian Strategy (with Garry Kasparov)
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 legal crisis at the Southern border, in an all-new QA. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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ReMade in America Bonus: Bassem Youssef with Maria Hinojosa
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 she is navigating the era of fake news. ReMade in America is a show about feeling like an outsider in America — and trying to make it anyway. Check it out, subscribe, and Preet will be back Thursday to answer your questions....

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Criminal Justice, Part 4: Your Questions, Answered (with Anne Milgram and Lisa Monaco)
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 crisis? And is court anything like how it seems on TV?Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Criminal Justice, Part 3: The Defendant
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. This is the third episode in our series on the roles and players in the criminal justice system.Plus, Preet’s thoughts on flipping, pardons and Manafort.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@...

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Criminal Justice, Part 2: The Prosecution (with Pat Fitzgerald)
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 of flipping a witness, and deciphering wiretaps in pig latin.This is the second episode in our series on the roles and players in the criminal justice system.Plus, Preet gives his thoughts on presidential pardons and when it matters to know all the the word...

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New From Cafe: Remade in America with Bassem Youssef
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 comedian Maz Jobrani, author of "I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV." And the second episode of Remade in America, just out today, features the hilarious and insightful Baratunde Thurston. Check it out, subscribe and Preet will be back Thursday with...

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Criminal Justice, Part 1: The Defense (with Ben Brafman)
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 represent someone everyone hates. This is the first episode in our series on the roles and players in the criminal justice system. Plus, Preet answers your questions about the latest developments in the case against Michael Cohen. Do you have a question fo...

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Winning Alabama (with Senator Doug Jones)
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 nominations.Plus, Preet breaks down the president’s call for an investigation into the Department of Justice.Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voic...

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Race, Bias and Justice (with Sherrilyn Ifill)
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 voting rights in America. Plus, in the wake of this week’s primaries, Preet weighs in on what might happen if Democrats take the House this fall....

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Live from The Apollo (with Bassem Youssef)
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 country. Preet spoke with Bassem live on stage at the Apollo Theater about his journey from doctor to comedian to, now, podcast host in America. Bassem's show, "Remade in America," launches later this month. Plus: Preet reflects on the accusations against former...

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Seeking Justice for Sergei Magnitsky (with Bill Browder)
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 Russia. Not by bringing them to trial, but by restricting their travel and cash flow. Browder speaks with Preet about the dangers of Putin and his own quest for justice.Preet's riveting conversation with Bill Browder first aired in October.Do you have a questio...

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The State of the State Department (with Ronan Farrow)
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 prospect of a Secretary of State Pompeo, and why the gutting of the diplomatic corps should worry us all.And, they talk about Farrow's groundbreaking reporting on the Me Too movement, and the influence of his mother, Mia Farrow.Plus, Preet explains what ...

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The Science of Leadership (with Adam Grant)
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 success in an organization, and how people can push back against groupthink. He talks to Preet about how to speak truth to power, what makes a good leader, and what advice he has for people in the West Wing.Plus, Preet explains whether only clients get attorney-c...

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Securing the Border and the Ballot (with Jeh Johnson)
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.  He speaks with Preet about border security, his role as the very first person to resign from the Trump administration, and what it means when elected officials don’t trust our intelligence agencies. Plus: Preet sorts fact from rampant speculation around th...

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Breakfast with Putin (with Michael McFaul)
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 book "From Cold War to Hot Peace." Plus, Preet tries to untangle Donald Trump's attacks on Amazon and Jeff Bezos.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Inside The Opioid Crisis
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 lawyers?  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Quitting the DEA After a Career Doing Justice (with Chuck Rosenberg)
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 how to try a terrorist. Plus: Preet answers your questions about Andrew McCabe and what’s next for the special counsel.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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On the Ground (with NYPD Commissioner Jimmy O'Neill)
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 your questions about the latest with Robert Mueller and Stormy Daniels. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Intelligence (with Adam Schiff)
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 elections. (Hint: don't focus on Russia) Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Guns, Schools & The NRA (with Shannon Watts)
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? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Let's Save Democracy! (with Christine Todd Whitman)
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 the struggle of being a moderate Republican in 2018. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Taking Trump to Court (with David Cole)
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 considers the ACLU as part of “the resistance.” Plus: Preet answers your questions about how security clearances really work. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Does the Nunes Memo Matter? (with Sheldon Whitehouse)
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 Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Free Speech in the Age of Trump (with Floyd Abrams)
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 speech. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Campaigns and Hurricanes (with Katy Tur)
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 now works as a correspondent at NBC News, and a host at MSNBC. She discusses access journalism, and the subtle art of covering the news in the President's favourite medium. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and...

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Why Good People Break the Law (with Alex Gibney)
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 question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Mulling Mueller (with Anne Milgram)
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? Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Journalism in the Age of Trump (with Maggie Haberman)
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 discuss ethics in journalism and how to deal with the most unpredictable White House ever. Plus: Preet answers questions about Twitter’s role in democracy and the new U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet ...

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Women in the World (with Tina Brown)
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 questions about Trump and Rod Rosenstein.   Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Stay Tuned Live (with Hasan Minhaj)
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 The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj about hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner, his Netflix special, and making it in show business as a Muslim-American. Plus: a special guest appearance by someone very close to Preet. Do you have a question for Preet? T...

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Putin, Pawns and Propaganda (with Garry Kasparov)
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 thinks happened when Michael Flynn met with Russian diplomats. Plus, more questions about the Mueller investigation, answered.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Special Episode: Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea
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 investigation. Plus: a response to the President's claim that the FBI is "in tatters."   Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Podcasting and the Politics of Persuasion (with Pod Save America)
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 partisan age. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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Crime and Punishment (with Judge Jed Rakoff)
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 conversation about the emotional and intellectual challenges of being a federal judge.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail....

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The Problem of Power in Hollywood (with Judd Apatow)
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 the culture of silence that pervades Hollywood. In addition to talking about Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K., and Woody Allen, they discuss Donald Trump and the dangers of a president who never seems to laugh.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to ...

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Resisting Trump (with Senator Jeff Flake)
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 with Preet, the senator explained his decision not to run, lamented how much power the NRA holds over congress, and argued for the role of decency in contemporary politics.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 ...

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Making Sense of Mueller’s Charges (with Anne Milgram)
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 prosecutor. Together they explain in detail how a massive investigation like Mueller's works, and they make their most educated guesses as to what might happen next and who might be targeted. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or ca...

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Special Episode: Manafort, Gates, Papadopoulos
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 we now know, and considers what’s likely to come next in Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation....

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The Death of Sergei Magnitsky (with Bill Browder)
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 Magnitsky, being tortured and dying in a Russian prison; Putin's influence in America and the structures that can resist him; and Browder's ongoing battle with the man who, as he puts it, "wants to destroy me." Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @...

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Benjamin Wittes’s Guide to Impeaching Trump and Beating Up Putin
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....

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Con Jobs: From Inmate to Entrepreneur (with Catherine Hoke)
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 Tank-like process that gets them there....

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Guns, Gotti & bin Laden (with John Miller)
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 role that police can play in advocating for smarter gun laws, how the NYPD responds to mass shootings, and the stories behind Miller's historic interviews with John Gotti and Osama Bin Laden....

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Behind Closed Doors: Advising Obama and Mueller (with Lisa Monaco)
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 investigation, what she learned from Obama, and the hardest thing she ever had to do at the White House....

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Civil Rights and Wrongs Under Jeff Sessions (with Vanita Gupta)
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 Obama, about why justice officials are staying, why they’re leaving, and what to make of the NFL controversy....

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That Time President Trump Fired Me (with Leon Panetta)
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 House, trade Russian spies, and stand up for what’s right, even if it means defying a president....

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Stay Tuned for Tomorrow
Join Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney who fought corruption, financial fraud and violent crime, in a series about justice and fairness....

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Coming Soon: Stay Tuned with Preet
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....

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