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Pod Save America

Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.

Episodes

Podcast: Pod Save America: “It’s like Medieval Times every night!”

The Alabama special election comes down to who gets more votes, Trump and his propagandists continue to delegitimize the press, and there's too much Diet Coke being consumed in the White House. Then the Atlantic's Julia Ioffe joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to discuss Putin's long game, and DeRay Mckesson talks about the latest incident of police violence. Elsewhere in the Crooked Media Universe... [more inside]
posted by asteria on Dec 11 at 3:26 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: Pod Save America: “Our lawyer wrote this title.” (LIVE from Sacramento)

Trump tweets about his crimes, and Republicans pass a tax bill that will define the 2018 elections. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, and Erin Gloria Ryan join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan on stage live from Sacramento, California. Elsewhere in the Crooked Media universe... [more inside]
posted by asteria on Dec 4 at 2:37 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: Pod Save America: “Have some crullers, bureaucrats.”

Republicans don't yet have the votes to jam through their Donor Relief Act, Trump goes all-in for Moore, Conyers steps down from Judiciary, Tillerson guts State, and Mulvaney appoints himself consumer watchdog. Then Senator Elizabeth Warren talks to Jon, Jon, and Tommy about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Cass Sunstein joins to talk about his new book, Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide. Elsewhere... [more inside]
posted by asteria on Nov 27 at 3:22 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: Pod Save America: “Watch out for falling Keurigs.”

Republicans are divided over whether to support an alleged child molester for the U.S. Senate, Trump gets cranky at the end of his foreign trip, and Congress plows ahead on their plan to cut taxes for the rich and raise them for the middle class. Then Dan Rather joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about Trump and the media, and DeRay calls in to discuss Republican judicial appointments. Elsewhere in the Crooked Media universe... [more inside]
posted by asteria on Nov 15 at 9:53 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Pod Save America: "Card-carrying badass"

Katie Couric joins for a freewheeling conversation about Trump's attacks on the media, persuading Trump voters and the future of the Democratic Party.
posted by Tevin on Feb 21 at 7:32 AM - 12 comments