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No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen

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No Lie covers the most important and breaking political stories of the week, hosted by progressive commentator Brian Tyler Cohen. He sits down with major players in the world of politics, bringing you right into the heart of the action. No bad faith talking points, no disinformation, and no lies.

No Lie covers the most important and breaking political stories of the week, hosted by progressive commentator Brian Tyler Cohen. He sits down with major players in the world of politics, bringing you right into the heart of the action. No bad faith talking points, no disinformation, and no lies.

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No Lie covers the most important and breaking political stories of the week, hosted by progressive commentator Brian Tyler Cohen. He sits down with major players in the world of politics, bringing you right into the heart of the action. No bad faith talking points, no disinformation, and no lies.

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English


Episodes

Trump gets rejected by Republicans. Twice.

8/1/2021
Trump gets rebuked twice after trying to put his finger on the scales. Brian interviews Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) about his thoughts on a number of Republicans testifying for the January 6 committee, including Trump, Kevin McCarthy, and Jim Jordan; how to pass voting rights legislation despite Manchin’s opposition to the filibuster; and his introduction of the National Security Powers Act to finally put the power back in Congress’ hands to declare war. And West Virginia’s Richard Ojeda...

Duration:00:48:59

Fox News' miraculous vaccine pivot

7/25/2021
Fox News and some high profile Republicans miraculously decide to soften their tones on the COVID vaccine. Brian interviews Congressman Eric Swalwell about the GOP’s rejection of the January 6 Committee and his response to Kevin McCarthy who opposed this committee while having bragged about the Benghazi Select Committee because it hurt Hillary Clinton. And Executive Director of Florida Rising Andrea Mercado joins to discuss the best way to bring Florida’s Latino population back into the...

Duration:00:41:16

Texas Democrats fight back

7/18/2021
Texas Democrats fled the state to block Republicans from passing a voter suppression bill and finally held a highly-anticipated meeting with Joe Manchin. Brian interviews one of the Texas Democrats himself, James Talarico, about his viral interview with a Fox News host, his response to Ted Cruz’s criticism, and the likelihood of him and his colleagues getting arrested if they returned home. And Brian talks with epidemiologist and host of the podcast "America Dissected" Dr. Abdul el-Sayed...

Duration:00:45:55

Republicans go full anti-vax

7/11/2021
Fox News and Republicans undergo a coordinated effort to discourage their own supporters from getting the life-saving COVID vaccine. Brian interviews Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm about the likelihood of the American Jobs Plan passing, whether McConnell’s bad faith behavior is pushing the White House away from seeking bipartisanship, and whether the bill does enough to combat climate change in the wake of record heat. And longtime Capitol Hill veteran Stuart Perelmuter joins to...

Duration:00:37:56

A Republican congressman joins to talk January 6

7/9/2021
An ExxonMobil lobbyist is caught revealing some closely guarded secrets on a recorded Zoom call, the effects of climate change are ravaging the US and Canada, and Pelosi decides to move forward with a House Select Committee to investigate the events of January 6. Our first Republican guest - Congressman Adam Kinzinger – joins to discuss that very committee and the future of his party. And Brian chats with the hosts of Swing Left’s podcast “How We Win,” Steve Pierson and Mariah Craven, about...

Duration:00:44:05

A Republican congressman joins to talk January 6

7/4/2021
An ExxonMobil lobbyist is caught revealing some closely guarded secrets on a recorded Zoom call, the effects of climate change are ravaging the US and Canada, and Pelosi decides to move forward with a House Select Committee to investigate the events of January 6. Our first Republican guest - Congressman Adam Kinzinger – joins to discuss that very committee and the future of his party. And Brian chats with the hosts of Swing Left’s podcast “How We Win,” Steve Pierson and Mariah Craven, about...

Duration:00:47:00

The uncertain future of the For The People Act

6/27/2021
We look to next steps on the For The People Act now that Republicans have blocked debate on the bill, as well as the dual infrastructure proposals making their way through Congress. Brian interviews a member of the Pennsylvania state House, Brian Sims, about his viral moment when Republicans cut his mic, along with the possibility of an Arizona-style audit in PA. And Brian chats with the host of FOX LA, Elex Michaelson, about the infrastructure bills and what’s next for Joe Manchin and the...

Duration:00:49:53

Joe Manchin finally signals openness to For The People Act

6/20/2021
There is finally some movement with Joe Manchin and the For the People Act. Brian interviews the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge about the infrastructure package and when the White House would consider passing it without Republican support. And Brian chats with the founder of Strike PAC, Rachel Bitecofer, about a new way for Democrats to go on offense against Republicans. Donate to the Don't Be A Mitch fund: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/dontbeamitch Sign up for...

Duration:00:30:39

Beto O'Rourke goes all in on Texas ahead of 2022

6/13/2021
Republicans signal defeat in a major concession regarding one of the worst voter suppression bills in the country. Brian interviews Beto O’Rourke about what's being done to fix the problems from 2020 when certain Texas counties swung to the right and whether a run for governor is in the works. And Brian chats with Leah Greenberg, the co-founder and co-executive director of Indivisible, about a major new effort that the group just launched. Donate to the Don't Be A Mitch fund:...

Duration:00:35:46

Democrats finally notch a win in Texas

6/6/2021
Democrats finally fight back with a major win in Texas, and Joe Biden actually called out some Democratic holdouts on the filibuster. Brian interviews a member of the Texas state House, James Talarico, who himself was part of the walkout that killed Texas’ voter suppression law. And Brian chats with Run for Something co-founder Amanda Litman about her reaction to the fact that a number of those Texas legislators were endorsed by her organization, and whether these voter suppression bills...

Duration:00:34:24

Republicans prepare not to certify any Democratic winners

5/30/2021
Republicans have filibustered the January 6 commission in the Senate, and are setting the stage to refuse to certify Democratic wins in 2022 and 2024. Brian interviews Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs about the Cyber Ninja "audit" in Maricopa County and the Republican effort to strip her of her powers. And Brian chats with longtime congressional aide Stuart Perelmuter about Marjorie Taylor Green and how worried Democrats should be about her rise. Donate here to the "Don't Be a Mitch"...

Duration:00:40:26

Republicans oppose their own January 6 commission

5/23/2021
Republicans block the January 6 commission even after their own demands were met during negotiations. Brian interviews Congressman Tim Ryan about his viral speech debating the creation of this commission, as well as his US Senate run for the open seat in Ohio. And Brian chats with FOX LA host Elex Michaelson about the benefits of a $15 minimum wage. Donate here to the "Don't Be a Mitch" fund: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/dontbeamitch Written by Brian Tyler Cohen Produced by Sam...

Duration:00:48:55

Jaime Harrison takes it to Ted Cruz over "Jim Crow 2.0"

5/16/2021
Liz Cheney has officially been ousted from Republican leadership and Kevin McCarthy gets caught trying to play both sides of the coin. Brian interviews DNC chair Jaime Harrison about what they’re doing to push back against the spate of voter suppression bills across the country and his response to Ted Cruz calling HR1 “Jim Crow 2.0." And Brian chats with host of Zerlina. on Peacock's The Choice and the head of progressive programming for SiriusXM, Zerlina Maxwell, about rightwing media...

Duration:00:41:56

McConnell makes fatal mistake with ill-timed comment

5/9/2021
Mitch McConnell makes a fatal mistake with an ill-timed comment and the Republican Party’s attempt to purge Liz Cheney from its leadership has major implications moving forward. Brian makes an announcement about one of his own projects that’s several months in the making. Angelo Carusone, the president and CEO of Media Matters, joins for an interview about Fox News’ lunge off the deep end and what steps we can actually take to stop them. And Run for Something co-founder Amanda Litman joins...

Duration:00:45:10

Pete Buttigieg on Biden's first address to Congress

5/2/2021
Republicans get caught in the act of lying about some bogus scandals. Brian interviews Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the best way to sell the American Jobs Plan to Republicans, his response to Ted Cruz falling asleep during Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress, and about how to reconcile his appearances on Fox with their ramped up efforts to spread disinformation. And Brian chats with longtime congressional and campaign adviser and founder of ODAction and...

Duration:00:49:04

Republicans offer humiliating arguments against DC statehood

4/25/2021
The House has passed a bill granting statehood for Washington, D.C., and Brian debunks all of the arguments AGAINST it. Brian interviews Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton from Washington, D.C. about statehood passing the House, getting the Democratic holdouts on board, and her response to those Republicans who’ve publicly opposed it. And finally, Brian chats with Fox LA host Elex Michaelson about the California recall and Caitlyn Jenner’s entrance into the race, and what Manchin and Sinema...

Duration:00:39:01

Pack the Court

4/18/2021
There is a new push to expand the Supreme Court, including some moves by both Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi, along with a certain nightmare scenario if we don't expand the Court. Brian interviews US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo about the American Jobs Plan, how to push back against China, and how Republican opposition to this bill will hurt their constituents most. Written by Brian Tyler Cohen Produced by Sam Graber Recorded in Los Angeles,...

Duration:00:32:34

Gaetzgate

4/11/2021
Joe Manchin has once again changed his position on the filibuster. Brian interviews legal analyst and prosecutor Glenn Kirschner about Matt Gaetz’s rapidly devolving scandal, including a glaring hole in his story and how a pardon might still factor in. Written by Brian Tyler Cohen Produced by Sam Graber Recorded in Los Angeles, CA https://www.briantylercohen.com/podcast/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:29:24

Infrastructure Week. But actually.

4/4/2021
Joe Biden introduces the American Jobs Plan. Brian interviews Joe Biden’s top economic adviser, the Director of the National Economic Council, Brian Deese, about this new package, how to stop Republicans from inevitably trying to take credit for it, calls from progressives who say it needs to be bigger, and whether we might actually see high speed rail become a reality. Written by Brian Tyler Cohen Produced by Sam Graber Recorded in Los Angeles,...

Duration:00:27:32

Georgia Republicans finally pass infamous anti-democracy bill

3/28/2021
Republicans pass a dangerous new voter suppression law in Georgia. Brian interviews Senator Amy Klobuchar about the filibuster (including how her own position evolved on it and whether she can help convince the Democratic holdouts to follow her lead), passing the For the People Act, the spate of recent shootings, and even how her relationship is doing with her campaign rival, Pete Buttigieg. Written by Brian Tyler Cohen Produced by Sam Graber Recorded in Los Angeles,...

Duration:00:23:38