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The Michael Steele Podcast is a podcast hosted by former Republican National Committee Chairman and Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele. Each week, Michael moderates a barbershop style discussion about the key political and cultural issues of the day. Michael brings his experience as an MSNBC political analyst and from a lifetime in politics to a podcast which transcends traditional political boundaries in order to dig deep and find real solutions.

The Michael Steele Podcast is a podcast hosted by former Republican National Committee Chairman and Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele. Each week, Michael moderates a barbershop style discussion about the key political and cultural issues of the day. Michael brings his experience as an MSNBC political analyst and from a lifetime in politics to a podcast which transcends traditional political boundaries in order to dig deep and find real solutions.

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United States

Description:

The Michael Steele Podcast is a podcast hosted by former Republican National Committee Chairman and Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele. Each week, Michael moderates a barbershop style discussion about the key political and cultural issues of the day. Michael brings his experience as an MSNBC political analyst and from a lifetime in politics to a podcast which transcends traditional political boundaries in order to dig deep and find real solutions.

Language:

English

Contact:

5416319176


Episodes

Democracy Is Gasping Its Last Breath: With Malcolm Nance

8/17/2022
Michael Steele speaks with former naval intelligence and counter-terrorism officer, Malcolm Nance about his new book, "They Want to Kill Americans: The Militias, Terrorists and Deranged Ideology of the Trump Insurgency.” The pair discuss the Trump Insurgency in the U.S (TITUS), the threat of domestic terrorism and a warning not of what's to come, but of what is already here. Malcolm also shares his thoughts on the FBI Mar-a-Lago search and discusses his on-ground perspective of the current...

Duration:01:09:59

Quick Take: The Media Wasn't Ready

8/13/2022
Jonathan Lemire joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss his new book, "The Big Lie: Election Chaos, Political Opportunism, and the State of American Politics After 2020" and the role the media played in perpetuating Trump's lies. Check out the book here: https://static.macmillan.com/static/fib/the-big-lie/

Duration:00:16:25

Forming a Successful Third Party: With Miles Taylor and Former Rep. Joe Sestak

8/10/2022
Michael speaks with Miles Taylor and Former Congressman Joe Sestak about the new third party, Forward. They discuss what Forward is and isn't, how it will change the political landscape and the barriers of creating a successful third party. Michael, Miles and Joe also discuss the FBI search at Trump's Mar-a-Lago and why no one is above the law. If you like this podcast, share it with a friend or leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:01:08:15

Quick Take: The Turd in the Punchbowl

8/6/2022
Tim Miller joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss his new book, "Why We Did It: A Travelogue from the Republican Road to Hell." The pair discuss what it takes to be a player in "The Game," Tim's time working with Reince Priebus at the RNC and the kinds of Republicans involved in the transition to Trumpism, from "Messiahs" and "Little Mixers" like Chris Christie, to "Nerd-Revengers" like Sean Spicer. Check out the book...

Duration:00:15:52

I Keep The Flame Burning On What Republicanism Is: With Keith Boykin [Rebroadcast]

8/3/2022
Note: This episode originally aired in October of 2021. Michael speaks with Keith Boykin about the politics of a darkening America. They discuss the relationship between Black people and the Republican party, including the question everyone is curious about: Why Michael is still a Republican.

Duration:01:05:35

Quick Take: Put People First

7/30/2022
U.S Senatorial candidate Evan McMullin discusses his run against Utah incumbent Mike Lee, putting country over party as an Independent. If you enjoy this podcast, make sure to give it five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:00:13:36

The Tentacles of 'The Big Lie': With Jonathan Lemire

7/27/2022
Jonathan Lemire joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss his new book, "The Big Lie: Election Chaos, Political Opportunism, and the State of American Politics After 2020." The pair discuss the role the media played in perpetuating Trump's lies, how Trump's deceit led to January 6th and how the 2024 election might shape out with Trump as a candidate. Check out the book here: https://static.macmillan.com/static/fib/the-big-lie/

Duration:00:50:31

Quick Take: Is America Progressive?

7/23/2022
Michael Steele and Pennsylvania State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta discuss the January 6th hearings, expanding the Supreme Court, the national messaging of the Democratic party.

Duration:00:17:44

Why We Did It: With Tim Miller

7/21/2022
Tim Miller joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss his new book, "Why We Did It: A Travelogue from the Republican Road to Hell." The pair discuss what it takes to be a player in "The Game," Tim's time working with Reince Priebus at the RNC, the struggle of compartmentalizing being a gay man and being a Republican and the kinds of Republicans involved in the transition to Trumpism, from "Messiahs" and "Little Mixers" like Chris Christie, to "Nerd-Revengers" like Sean Spicer. Check out...

Quick Take: Reward Leaders for Doing Right, Punish Them for Doing Wrong

7/16/2022
Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand discusses creating a more inclusive nonpartisan system that focuses on character and ideas, winning elections in rural America and putting public service over politics.

Duration:00:16:36

An Independent's Approach to Defending Democracy: With Evan McMullin

7/13/2022
U.S Senatorial candidate Evan McMullin discusses his run against Utah incumbent Mike Lee, putting country over party as an Independent, gaining support from both Democrats and Republicans, January 6th and the high stakes for America's future. If you enjoy this podcast, make sure to give it five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:00:49:39

Quick Take: Is This Really What the Founders Had in Mind?

7/9/2022
Michael and Rick Ungar discuss the national gun control debate and the midterm elections, including what's going to get people to vote and how, for many, the importance of gas and food prices has surpassed the importance of democracy.

Duration:00:16:12

A Moral, Political and Legal Reckoning: Part II With Malcolm Kenyatta

7/6/2022
Michael Steele is joined by Pennsylvania State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta to discuss the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the January 6th hearings, separating Church and State and the moral, political and legal questions surrounding the current state of the nation. If you enjoy this podcast, make sure to give it five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:00:40:52

Quick Take: The 'Six Minutes to Midnight' Mindset

7/2/2022
Michael Steele and David French discuss what our gun culture says about our country and shifting away from our apocalyptic, "six minutes to midnight" view of politics. Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:00:15:13

A Moral, Political and Legal Reckoning: Part I With Malcolm Kenyatta

6/30/2022
Michael Steele is joined by Pennsylvania State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta to discuss the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the January 6th hearings and the Pennsylvania Senate race. The pair discuss the moral, political and legal questions surrounding the current state of the nation, and how Christian faith is becoming the barometer by which law is made. If you enjoy this podcast, make sure to give it five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Duration:00:44:26

Quick Take: The 2nd Amendment Is Not Absolute

6/25/2022
Michael speaks with Joe Walsh about gun reform, and the frightening prospect of anti-democracy forces taking back congress this fall.

Duration:00:16:25

Public Service Over Politics: With Rob Sand

6/22/2022
Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss prioritizing public service over politics. Rob and Michael discuss creating a more inclusive nonpartisan system that focuses on character and ideas, Rob's influence in Iowa politics and how he became the first Democrat to beat an incumbent Republican in Iowa in fifty years.

Duration:00:52:39

Quick Take: The Stakes for Ukraine

6/18/2022
Former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss her new memoir, "Lessons From the Edge." Former Ambassador Yovanovitch also talks about whether she predicted the current state of Ukraine and what the stakes are now for the war-torn country.

Duration:00:10:17

Takeaways from the January 6th Hearings: With Rick Ungar

6/15/2022
Rick Ungar joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss the January 6th hearings, the national gun control debate and the midterm elections. The pair debate whether Trump will be convicted of a crime at the end of the hearings, what is going to get people to vote during the midterms and how, for many, the importance of gas and food prices has surpassed the importance of democracy.

Duration:00:53:20

Quick Take: How Tech Platforms Undermine Liberalism

6/11/2022
Political scientist Francis Fukuyama joins The Michael Steele Podcast to discuss his new book, "Liberalism and Its Discontents." Michael and Professor Fukuyama discuss current manifestations of liberalism— the ideology that government should have limited power— and how liberalism ties into today's fight for individual autonomy and the ways in which tech platforms have worked to undermine liberalism. Check out the book...

Duration:00:15:01