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Trump may be gone but American politics is still in crisis. The Lincoln Project has sparked a nationwide movement to restore our democracy. This podcast is hosted by co-founder Reed Galen and he is regularly joined by our political experts and guests that helped defeat Trump and continue the mission to stamp out Trumpism and the seditionists who backed him. The podcast discusses today’s political challenges, our vision for the future and how all Americans can be part of our pro-democracy movement.

Trump may be gone but American politics is still in crisis. The Lincoln Project has sparked a nationwide movement to restore our democracy. This podcast is hosted by co-founder Reed Galen and he is regularly joined by our political experts and guests that helped defeat Trump and continue the mission to stamp out Trumpism and the seditionists who backed him. The podcast discusses today’s political challenges, our vision for the future and how all Americans can be part of our pro-democracy movement.

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Trump may be gone but American politics is still in crisis. The Lincoln Project has sparked a nationwide movement to restore our democracy. This podcast is hosted by co-founder Reed Galen and he is regularly joined by our political experts and guests that helped defeat Trump and continue the mission to stamp out Trumpism and the seditionists who backed him. The podcast discusses today’s political challenges, our vision for the future and how all Americans can be part of our pro-democracy movement.

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English


Episodes

The Insurrectionists’ Clubhouse with Maggie Severns

8/12/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Maggie Severns, an investigative and domestic policy reporter with Grid. They discuss how the Conservative Partnership Institute rose to become one of the most powerful messaging voices in the MAGA-verse, how institutional support for Trumpism continues to grow, and how seemingly unserious players like Patrick Byrne, Mike Lindell, and Cleta Mitchell can actually do a fair amount of damage. Plus, how do you get to the Marshall Islands?

Duration:00:31:56

The Raid on Mar-a-Lago with Garrett Graff

8/11/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Journalist and Historian Garrett Graff to discuss this week’s raid on Donald Trump’s Florida home. They discuss how Trump's documents investigation came to be in the sights of DOJ, the similarities (and differences) between the raid and the Watergate scandal, and the notion that (as of yet) we have never seen Trump backed into a corner. They also offer their thoughts as to whether we are in the beginning, the middle, or the end of “The Trump Era”.

Duration:00:38:52

The 65 Project with Michael Teter

8/9/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Michael Teter, the Managing Director of The 65 Project, a bipartisan organization whose mission is to protect U.S. democracy through holding the lawyers accountable who raise fraudulent court claims with the goal of overturning legitimate elections results (named for Donald Trump’s 65 failed lawsuits aimed at overturning the 2020 presidential election). They discuss just how the 65 Project is holding lawyers like Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Ted Cruz, and the...

Duration:00:33:14

The 2022 Midterm Elections: 100 Days Away - Part 2

8/4/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Lincoln Project Senior Advisors Trygve Olson and Jeff Timmer for the conclusion to their in-depth conversation about the 2022 midterm elections. The panel breaks down the November general election races they’ll be targeting in key states including Nevada, Missouri, Florida, Texas, and Utah. Plus, are Democrats taking the completely wrong approach when it comes to talking with non-white voters?

Duration:00:34:37

The 2022 Midterm Elections: 100 Days Away - Part 1

8/1/2022
Host Reed Galen welcomes back Lincoln Project Senior Advisors Trygve Olson and Jeff Timmer for an update as to where our nation stands 100 days out from the 2022 midterm elections. In “Part 1” of a two-part conversation, the panel discusses the latest in the “existential threat” races in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, what to look for in the upcoming primaries, and why it's so dangerous to underestimate the cavalcade of cartoonish, ultra-maga GOP candidates. Stay tuned for “Part 2”.

Duration:00:49:45

The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order with Gary Gerstle

7/28/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Gary Gerstle, the Professor Emeritus and Director of Research in American History at Sidney Sussex College at the University of Cambridge. They discuss how the New Deal and its subsequent political order influenced American government throughout the Cold War, how the fall of communism gave way to mostly unfettered capitalism and the subsequent neoliberal order, and how this neoliberal order and the political and economic decisions made along the way led us to our...

Duration:00:50:06

The American Experiment is in Limbo Until the Battle is Won

7/25/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Trygve Olson to discuss the revelations of the eighth hearing from the House Select Committee on January 6th, how the committee serves as an example to all aspiring members of the pro-democracy coalition when it comes to setting aside ideological differences for a common belief, and how Donald Trump must never be allowed to set foot inside the Oval Office ever again. Plus, why the stakes for the 2022 midterms have never been higher.

Duration:00:40:30

Day Eight - The January 6th Hearings (Originally Aired on Thursday, July 21, 2022)

7/22/2022
In the eighth hearing, the last of its planned summertime hearings, the committee focuses on the more than 3 hours in between Trump’s January 6th speech where he encouraged rioters to march on the Capitol to when he tweeted for those rioters to go home. This hearing originally aired on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Duration:02:27:14

Don’t Lose Sight of the Fight Ahead

7/21/2022
Host Reed Galen answers questions asked by the members of the Lincoln Project community about the absolutely riveting public January 6th Committee hearings, the always-growing-closer 2022 midterm elections, possible scenarios for the 2024 presidential election, and so much more! Plus, why Texas should do themselves a favor and keep Greg Abbott out of the governor’s mansion.

Duration:00:27:06

The Republican Road to Hell with Tim Miller

7/19/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by The Bulwark’s Tim Miller to discuss the psychological reasoning as to why so many Republicans supported Trump and his administration for as long as they did, how the culture of Washington can so easily warp the reality of those who work inside the beltway, and how all the Ron DeSantis hype is just a result of running Trumpism through the carwash and a dramatic shift in the Overton window. Plus how will the ultra-maga movement influence Donald Trump when he...

Duration:00:52:56

The Blinders Are Coming Off

7/14/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by fellow Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson to recap the seventh public hearing from the House Select Committee on January 6th and give their reactions to the testimony heard…both taped and in-person. Plus, voting for the 2022 midterms begins in about six weeks…how are the hearings shifting election dynamics for the pro-democracy coalition?

Duration:00:32:02

Day Seven - The January 6th Hearings (Originally Aired on Tuesday, July 12, 2022)

7/13/2022
In the seventh hearing, the committee focuses on the role right-wing extremist groups played in the violence that took place on January 6th which interrupted the counting of electoral votes for the 2020 election. Plus, testimony from a former Oath Keepers "propagandist." This hearing originally aired on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

Duration:02:12:53

It’s All Connected with Hugo Lowell

7/11/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Hugo Lowell, Congressional Reporter for The Guardian covering the January 6th Committee. In anticipation of this week’s Committee hearing, they recap the arc that’s been presented over the course of the last 5 weeks and preview what can be expected in the upcoming July 12th hearing. Plus, given the testimony and evidence presented by the committee…what will Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice ultimately do when it comes to Donald Trump?

Duration:00:42:48

The Dangers of Russian Disinformation with Dietmar Pichler

7/7/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by political advisor and media-literacy expert Dietmar Pichler (Co-Founder of Vienna Goes Europe & Programmatic Director for the Center for Digital Media Literacy). They discuss the current state of the European region as a whole, especially in regards to the war in Ukraine and why media literacy is such a crucial tool in defending against disinformation…both Russian and otherwise. Plus, why is it so easy to spread disinformation…yet so difficult to debunk it?

Duration:00:29:21

The Mascot, the Emotional Center, and the Blueprint with Nick Carmody

7/5/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Nick Carmody (psychotherapist, lawyer, and Executive Board Member for the World Mental Health Coalition) to discuss from a psychological perspective, the evolution of the GOP and how its transforming from a cult of personality into a cult of tribe. If Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, and Steve Bannon are the three pillars of the Republican party, how will they interact with each other in the near-future, and who will inevitably be the last man standing? Plus, the...

Duration:00:34:45

The Emergency Hearing

6/30/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Maya May (Comedian and Co-Host of LPTV’s, “We’re Speaking” & “The Game We’re In”) to break down and react to the bombshell sixth hearing from the January 6th Committee, in which surprise witness Cassidy Hutchinson (Former White House Aide to Mark Meadows) gave testimony that included accounts of Donald Trump’s disregard for weapons and safety of anyone but himself and of Donald Trump attacking his own secret service personnel when he was told he couldn’t go to...

Duration:00:43:22

Day Six - The January 6th Hearings (Originally Aired on Tuesday, June 28, 2022)

6/29/2022
In the sixth hearing (also known as, “the emergency hearing”), the committee hears testimony from surprise witness Cassidy Hutchinson, Former White House Aide to Mark Meadows. Her testimony includes an account of Donald Trump attacking his own security personnel, Trump’s lunchtime temper tantrum, and how far he went encouraging violence against his own Vice President. This hearing originally aired on Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Duration:01:37:13

There’s a Hole in the Titanic

6/28/2022
Host Reed Galen is joined by Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Joe Trippi to discuss how Fox News has suddenly changed their tune on covering the hearings from the House Select Committee on January 6th, the SCOTUS overturning of Roe & Miranda and the the overall ultra-maga attack on the individual rights of all Americans, and what to make of the latest polling in key 2022 races. Plus, why “right now” is the best time to join “The Union”.

Duration:00:30:38

Day Five - The January 6th Hearings (Originally Aired on Thursday, June 23, 2022)

6/25/2022
In the fifth hearing, the committee focuses on former President Trump's pressure campaign on DOJ officials to coerce them into helping with his plan to overturn the results of the 2020 election. This hearing originally aired on Thursday, June 23, 2022

Duration:02:13:58

Day Four - The January 6th Hearings (Originally Aired on Tuesday, June 21, 2022)

6/25/2022
In the fourth hearing, the committee focuses on the pressure former President Trump exerted on state legislators and state/local election officials to toss out the 2020 presidential election results. This hearing originally aired on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Duration:02:15:28