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Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen

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Michael Cohen, the former attorney and personal fixer for Donald J. Trump, once vowed to take a bullet for the President. But that was before the country was brought to its knees by the President’s own lies and personal madness. Now, imprisoned in his home, his life, reputation and livelihood destroyed, Cohen is on a mission to right the wrongs he perpetuated on behalf of his boss. Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen, is a raw and unfiltered shining a light into the dark corners of our current American Apocalypse. Tune in weekly for a candid conversation with the New York Times best-selling author and self-proclaimed “gangster lawyer,” as he sets to dismantle the Trump legacy and finds the truth and nothing but the truth. 485302

Michael Cohen, the former attorney and personal fixer for Donald J. Trump, once vowed to take a bullet for the President. But that was before the country was brought to its knees by the President’s own lies and personal madness. Now, imprisoned in his home, his life, reputation and livelihood destroyed, Cohen is on a mission to right the wrongs he perpetuated on behalf of his boss. Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen, is a raw and unfiltered shining a light into the dark corners of our current American Apocalypse. Tune in weekly for a candid conversation with the New York Times best-selling author and self-proclaimed “gangster lawyer,” as he sets to dismantle the Trump legacy and finds the truth and nothing but the truth. 485302

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Michael Cohen, the former attorney and personal fixer for Donald J. Trump, once vowed to take a bullet for the President. But that was before the country was brought to its knees by the President’s own lies and personal madness. Now, imprisoned in his home, his life, reputation and livelihood destroyed, Cohen is on a mission to right the wrongs he perpetuated on behalf of his boss. Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen, is a raw and unfiltered shining a light into the dark corners of our current American Apocalypse. Tune in weekly for a candid conversation with the New York Times best-selling author and self-proclaimed “gangster lawyer,” as he sets to dismantle the Trump legacy and finds the truth and nothing but the truth. 485302

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English


Episodes

Breaking!!! Are the Feds Ready to Flip Rudy? + A Conversation with MSNBC’S Jonathan Capehart

5/9/2021
Last week saw the reemergence of Donald Trump as he pushed the Big Lie from Mar A Lago and the GOP leadership forced its members to get in line or get out of the way. Liz Cheney tried to push back but found herself in the crosshairs of Kevin McCarthy who instead of moving on from the election has made it the central theme of the GOP. Meanwhile, the SDNY has found itself with a treasure trove of dirt inside Rudy Giuliani’s hard drive. Could their appointing of a so called, “Special Master,”...

Duration:01:29:04

Facebook’s Trump Nightmare Just A Sideshow + A Conversation with David Corn

5/6/2021
Politics makes strange bedfellows. Who would’ve thought that Liz Cheney, who voted with Trump 97% of the time during his four years in office would become a liberal hero for standing up to his lies and autocratic desires? And Facebook makes a big show out of its decision to uphold the former president’s suspension. But it’s all just a big sideshow for the fact that Zuckerberg and Co don’t want to have to change how they do business. Now they’re in a nightmare scenario of their own making....

Duration:01:22:32

Inside Biden’s First 100 Days + A Conversation with Hasan Piker

5/2/2021
Biden’s first 100 days have shocked much of Washington. Michael looks at how the changing political calculus made this transformation possible. Hasan Piker talks progressive politics and social media in a Mea Culpa Conversation for the ages.

Duration:01:20:25

Inside the Matt Gaetz Sex Trafficking Investigation + A Conversation With Matt Taibbi

4/30/2021
Mea Culpa examines the bizarre and sleazy sex trafficking investigation into Congressman Matt Gaetz. Michael remembers his own history with Gaetz and how the Florida rep taunted him and threatened his family before testifying in front of the House Select Committee. The Gaetz story is just developing and promises to be a doozy. Finally, Matt Taibbi joins Mea Culpa to dish on the news of the day.

Duration:01:22:02

Inside the FBI’s Rudy Giuliani Apt Raid + A Conversation With WaPo’s Greg Sargent

4/29/2021
Like the vaccine and the return of live music and indoor dining, another gift was delivered to the masses when the FBI stormed the apartment of former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani for a multitude of possible crimes. How this man has skated untouched for so long was no mystery. He was being protected from high up by Trump and his Justice Department. But with Biden’s election and the appointment of Merrick Garland as AG, there’s a new sheriff in town and Rudy is going down! Later I speak with...

Duration:01:30:33

It’s Been 1 Yr Since Trump Told America to Drink Bleach + A Conversation with Richard Painter

4/25/2021
One year ago Donald Trump stood before the American people and suggested drinking bleach and injecting disinfectant to cure the Covid 19 virus. In a presidency marked my insanity. This one presser might have been the most insane one of all. It also revealed for those who didn’t already know, that the man in charge of our recovery and our lives, was bat shit insane crazy. But now, one year later, what’s even more insane, is that there are people who still want more of this guy. This after all...

Duration:01:29:14

Derek Chauvin Verdict Fuels Tucker Carlson’s Manic On-Air Meltdown + A Conversation With the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer

4/22/2021
A collective sigh of relief was exhaled across the nation as Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges. Typically the reaction between the right and left shows just how deeply fractured the nation has become. At the heart of all this are the racist MAGA conspiracies being spun about how Black Lives Matter threatened to burn down American cities if Chauvin was not found guilty. Tucker Carlson melts down on air about the subject while claiming that Chauvin was lynched by the left. You...

Duration:01:27:08

Special Report: America’s Gun Violence Epidemic with Parkland survivor David Hogg

4/18/2021
In the wake of an unprecedented month of violence, mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder plus last week’s horror at an Indianapolis Fed-Ex Warehouse, Mea Culpa examines America’s gun violence epidemic. Michael speaks with gun control advocate and Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg. As the co-founder of March for our Lives, Hogg has emerged as a powerful voice in the gun control debate as well as an overall progressive champion. Do not miss this important episode.

Duration:01:19:36

BREAKING!!! Eyewitness Recounts Matt Gaetz Drug Use at Secret MAGA Sex Party + A Conversation with Lawrence Lessig

4/15/2021
We got the goods on Matt Gaetz this week with a whopper of a Mea Culpa. Sex, drugs and politics inside the gated mansions of Orlando. The FBI seizes Gaetz’s iPhone. Plus, a plot to run sham candidates in Florida races. The swamp never looked sleazier. Finally, we talk with Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig on how to fix the horrendous corruption that led to people like Matt Gaetz

Duration:01:23:44

Matt Gaetz is Going to Prison + A Conversation With Olivia Nuzzi

4/11/2021
Matt Gaetz got one step closer to the orange jumpsuit last week when it was revealed that he allegedly paid for sex via Venmo. The paper trail discovered by the Daily Beast is likely just the beginning of more terrible receipts to come. Then Michael discusses the GOP’s recent Palm Beach retreat. Finally, New York Magazine’s, Olivia Nuzzi joins Mea Culpa to discuss Gaetz, Trump and what’s next for the GOP.

Duration:01:24:57

Breaking!!! Matt Gaetz’s MAGA Sex Party + A Conversation With John Dean

4/8/2021
It’s another jampacked episode of Mea Culpa! First, Michael sifts through the sordid wreckage of America’s Creepiest Politician as we learn new details about Matt Gaetz and his taste for young girls. It’s alleged that the Florida Rep lured girls as young as 17 to hotel rooms for sex romps on the club drug ecstasy. Later, as the Justice Department investigated his behavior, Gaetz sought a preemptive pardon from Donald Trump during the chaotic, final days of his administration. Later, John...

Duration:01:28:03

Capital Killing Has D.C. On Edge + A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

4/4/2021
Michael discusses how the latest capital killing reopened the wounds of January 6th making him realize the depth of our own national trauma from what has become a ceaseless cycle of violence. Then Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, joins Mea Culpa to discuss President Biden’s bold plan to put Big Government to work.

Duration:01:26:57

Inside the Matt Gaetz Sex Trafficking Investigation + A Conversation With Matt Taibbi

4/1/2021
Mea Culpa examines the bizarre and sleazy sex trafficking investigation into Congressman Matt Gaetz. Michael remembers his own history with Gaetz and how the Florida rep taunted him and threatened his family before testifying in front of the House Select Committee. The Gaetz story is just developing and promises to be a doozy. Finally, Matt Taibbi joins Mea Culpa to dish on the news of the day.

Duration:01:21:59

EXLUSIVE!!! Trump Says Rioters Were “No Threat…Just People Hugging and Kissing.” + A Conversation With Molly-Jong Fast March 29, 2021

3/28/2021
Sidney Powell’s admission that her 2020 election conspiracies were nothing more than a steaming pile of bullshit has Trump World scurrying for cover. Meanwhile, Trump himself continues the lie with appearances on Fox News that characterize the January 6th Insurrection as a bunch of patriots hugging and kissing. Michael then examines how Trump’s lie continues to reverberate, especially within Georgia after Governor Kemp signed new ugly and regressive voter suppression legislation. Finally,...

Duration:01:20:55

BREAKING!!! Trump Org CFO’S Financial Secrets Revealed March 26, 2021

3/25/2021
Michael takes time to address America’s gun crisis in the wake of two mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado. Then some good news as Sidney Powell admits in Federal Court that her entire Kraken Conspiracy was completely made-up. Her admission may set the stage for Rudi Giuliani to face charges in Fulton, County Georgia as they advance their election probe. Finally, Jennifer Weisselberg, ex-daughter in law of Allen, the Trump’s Organization’s financial eyes and ears spills her long...

Duration:01:31:23

BREAKING!!!Trump’s NYC Criminal Probe Nears Indictment + A Conversation With Politico’s Sam Stein March 22, 2021

3/21/2021
A deep dive into the Manhattan DA’s investigation into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization. One month after the Supreme Court ordered the release of Trump’s tax records and related financial documents the case against him is likely nearing the indictment stage. Investigators are now looking to flip Trump’s longtime CFO Allen H Weisselberg, the keeper of the family’s financial secrets. Then we take a trip down to Cuomo town and look into the trifecta of scandals plaguing the embattled...

Duration:01:26:48

The New Domestic Terror Threat + A Conversation With Malcolm Nance March 19, 2021

3/18/2021
Mea Culpa examines the growing evidence that the January 6th Storming of the Capital was incited and lead by a few very violent actors; including a 100 member contingent of the Proud Boys who were some of the very first rioters to breach the capital building. We take an inside look at the case against their leadership and how it was possible the FBI underestimated them as an extremist threat. Then we look at how Rudy Giuliani became Russia’s most useful idiot and an unwitting dupe for...

Duration:01:35:42

The Capital Riot’s Secret Instigators + A Conversation With Norman Eisen March 15, 2021

3/14/2021
Mea Culpa examines the right wing media’s attempt to white wash the Capital Riot. Lawmakers and pundits keep trying to paint the January 6th insurrection as either the work of Antifa or outside “agent provocateurs,” sent to disrupt an otherwise peaceful gathering. Like the Big Lie that begat January 6th, the more these outlets push this alternative history, the more people are prone to believe what they read or hear. Michael speaks with former Obama White House Ethics Czar and Special...

Duration:01:21:31

Trump Tells GOP To F@ck Off! + A Conversation With Wrongful Conviction’s Jason Flom March 12, 2021

3/11/2021
Mea Culpa celebrates President Joe Biden’s first major legislative victory with the passage of the $1.9 Billion Covid Relief Package. Merrick Garland is confirmed as Attorney General and vows to fight domestic extremism while the walls close in on Roger Stone. Then it’s all the Trump news fit to shit. We look at the latest in Cy Vance’s investigation into Trump’s finances and spotlight the growing feud between Trump and the GOP over using his name and likeness for fundraising. Then Michael...

Duration:01:31:34

Andrew Cuomo’s Toxic Hell + A Conversation with Spencer Ackerman March 8, 2021

3/7/2021
An inside look at the decade’s long, toxic nightmare Andrew Cuomo created for his workers. From bullying and screaming to unwanted sexual advances, working for Cuomo was hellish in every way. Then the latest civil suit filed against Donald Trump for his role in inciting the January 6th insurrection. Finally, Spencer Ackerman, Senior National Security Correspondent for the Daily Beast joins Michael to discuss the domestic terror threat. For cool Mea Culpa gear, check out...

Duration:01:35:03