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Each morning, the President of the United States receives a highly classified briefing on the most important issues facing the country -- The President's Daily Brief. Now you can hear your very own PDB, in the form of a podcast, every morning at 6am Eastern, and every afternoon at 4pm Eastern. You'll get 20 minutes of the most important topics of the day and why you should care, arming you with what you need to know to help solve America's most pressing challenges. Former CIA Operations Officer Mike Baker hosts new episodes daily.

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Each morning, the President of the United States receives a highly classified briefing on the most important issues facing the country -- The President's Daily Brief. Now you can hear your very own PDB, in the form of a podcast, every morning at 6am Eastern, and every afternoon at 4pm Eastern. You'll get 20 minutes of the most important topics of the day and why you should care, arming you with what you need to know to help solve America's most pressing challenges. Former CIA Operations Officer Mike Baker hosts new episodes daily.

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 23rd, 2024: Biden's Mysterious Absence & Secret Service Director Resigns

7/23/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: Questions are swirling around President Joe Biden in the wake of his decision to bow out of the presidential race, as his office cancels at least nine official trips and he extends his stay in Delaware to recover from COVID. Embattled Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle has resigned following a disastrous Congressional hearing and mounting bipartisan calls for her step down over the attempted assassination of former President Trump. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:37

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July 23rd, 2024: Top Dems Back Harris, Secret Service Grilling, & Netanyahu in D.C.

7/23/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: Breaking political news: Top Democrats are clearing the way for Vice President Kamala Harris to secure the party’s presidential nomination following President Biden’s announcement that he’s stepping aside. We’ll have the latest updates. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle faced tough questions on Capitol Hill on Monday, appearing evasive and unprepared. We’ll examine the highlights from the hearing. Israel’s offensive continues in Gaza as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarks on a diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C. In today’s Back of the Brief, a caravan of migrants from around a dozen countries left Mexico’s southern border on foot this weekend, hoping to reach the U.S. before the potential election of Donald Trump. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:58

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 22nd, 2024: World Reacts To Biden Exit & Russia Sentences WSJ Journalist To 16 Years

7/22/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: Reactions are pouring in from across the world to President Joe Biden’s decision to step down as the Democrat nominee for president, as leaders adjust to the bombshell development in U.S. affairs. Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by the Putin regime in an unprecedented first since the Cold War. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:33

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July 22nd, 2024: Biden Bows Out, Israel Bombs Yemen, Trump Security Denied

7/22/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: We’ll start things off today with the big news: President Joe Biden has officially decided to end his reelection campaign, choosing instead to endorse his Vice President Kamala Harris. We’ll have the latest details. A major escalation of hostilities in the Middle East as Israeli fighter jets bomb targets in Houthi-controlled regions of Yemen, following a deadly drone attack in Tel Aviv. The latest on the failed assassination attempt on Donald Trump, including a damning report that the Secret Service has been denying the former president additional security for two years. In today's Back of the Brief, continued chaos for airlines and passengers after a global tech outage linked to an update from CrowdStrike cybersecurity software. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com ☕ Blackout Coffee: https://www.blackoutcoffee.com/PDB Code: PDB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:42

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Joe Biden Quits the Race: A PDB Special Bulletin

7/21/2024
In this special edition of The President's Daily Brief: Mike Baker looks at President Joe Biden’s announcement that he will not be seeking reelection. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:25

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PDB Situation Report | July 20, 2024: Secret Service Failures & Iranian Assassination Plot

7/20/2024
In this episode of The PDB Situation Report: A week after the failed assassination attempt on President Trump, new details have emerged about critical security failures by the Secret Service. Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent James Gagliano joins us to break it all down. Just hours after the attempt on Trump's life, we learned that US authorities had intelligence on a recent Iranian plot to assassinate him. Richard Goldberg, former Director for Countering Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction for the White House National Security Council under President Trump, joins us to discuss this alarming development. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com. ☕ Blackout Coffee: https://www.blackoutcoffee.com/PDB Code: PDB 🏅 Patriot Gold: https://www.patriotgoldgroup.com Say Mike Baker sent you 💵 Tax Network: https://www.tnusa.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:39

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 19th, 2024: World Crippled By Historic Tech Outage & Iranian-Backed Houthis Strike Tel Aviv

7/19/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: The world was rocked by what may be the largest tech outage in history, which knocked out operations for airlines, emergency services, banks, media companies, and more on Friday morning, and exposed the glaring global risks posed by our technologically interdependent modern economies. The Houthis of Yemen have launched their most provocative strike yet, hitting the Israeli city of Tel Aviv with an advanced drone that was able to dodge multiple layers of air defenses, suggesting the militants are upgrading their munitions with an assist from their backers in Iran. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:15

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July 19th, 2024: Secret Service Breakdowns, Iran's 'Engineered' Elections, Israel's National Reckoning, & Biden's Potential Exit

7/19/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: A brief update on the attempt on the life of former President Trump. A report details how Iran’s supreme leader carefully orchestrated their recent presidential elections in order to safeguard his ruling Shi'ite theocracy from internal challenges to his power. An ongoing Israeli investigation into the intelligence failures that allowed Hamas to carry out the 7 October attacks has found that the militants planned the barbaric operation for nearly a decade. Russia has announced plans to deploy nuclear missiles near NATO borders in response to U.S. plans to deploy long-range missiles in Germany. In our 'Back of the Brief' segment, the political pressure is building on President Joe Biden, with reports suggesting he may drop out of the presidential race as early as this weekend. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:58

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 18th, 2024: Shooter's Disturbing Social Media Post, Secret Service Blunders & Russian Navy Embarrassed In Crimea

7/18/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: In our continued coverage of the attempt on the life of former President Trump, investigators have uncovered a disturbing social media post as they attempt to piece together a motive for the tragic shooting. We have also learned that Secret Service snipers had Crooks in their sights for some 20 minutes before the shooting took place. Ukraine launched a massive aerial drone offensive against Russian forces in occupied Crimea on Wednesday night, forcing Moscow to withdraw the last warship in their decimated Black Sea Fleet from the region. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:26

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July 18th, 2024: Local Police Blast Secret Service, Hamas Dissension, & Ukraine’s Olive Branch

7/18/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: Butler County police are firing back at the Secret Service for their attempt to shift blame for this weekend’s attempted assassination of President Trump. Evidence of growing dissension within Hamas, as CIA Director Bill Burns reveals that the terror group's leader, Yahya Sinwar, is facing increasing pressure from his own commanders to bring the Gaza war to an end. Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelensky extends an invitation to Russia to attend peace talks, with a new poll showing growing support for negotiations among the Ukrainian people. A former White House official is accused of acting as a secret agent for the South Korean government. In today’s Back of the Brief, President Biden faces two major political setbacks. A new poll shows all his potential replacements outperforming him, and one of America’s most prominent Democrats is calling on him to pass the torch. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:23

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 17th, 2024: Secret Service Failures & Hamas's War Crimes

7/17/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: Calls are growing for the director of the U.S. Secret Service to resign over the security failures that allowed a shooter to come within a hair of taking former President Donald Trump’s life at a rally on Saturday. More than nine months after the savage 7 October attacks on Israel by Hamas terrorists, a leading human rights organization has finally determined that the militants committed numerous war crimes on that tragic day. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:17

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July 17th, 2024: Mystery Assassin, Iran’s Plot Against Trump, & Menendez Convicted

7/17/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: With the nation still reeling from Saturday’s attempted assassination of President Trump, we take a closer look at the would-be assassin, 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, who remains a mystery. A bombshell report is claiming the Secret Service boosted security for former President Donald Trump in recent weeks after learning about a suspected Iranian plot to assassinate him. After three days of deliberation, a jury has found New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez guilty of all charges in his federal corruption case. We have the details on that. And in today’s Back of the Brief, despite a few days of respite, it appears Democrats are once again pushing President Joe Biden to step aside as their party’s presidential nominee. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:15

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 16th, 2024: Security Failures Mount In Assassination Attempt Aftermath & Senior North Korean Diplomat Defects

7/16/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: We'll dig into the timeline of events that proceeded the shocking assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, as we learn that authorities spotted the shooter nearly 30 minutes before he opened fire. The little dictator of North Korea has suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment, as reports emerge that a senior official of the hermit kingdom stationed in Cuba has defected to the South. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:40

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July 16th, 2024: Secret Service Scrutiny, Syrian Strikes, & Socialist Sinks

7/16/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: We dive into the unfolding investigation of the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump. As more information emerges about the critical failures leading up to the incident, the Secret Service, and its Director, Kimberly Cheatle, are facing heightened scrutiny. Later in the show, we’ll have the latest from the war in Gaza with news that the IDF has struck Syrian Army facilities, amid tinderbox tensions in the nation’s north. Plus, we’ll turn our attention to South America, where the upcoming elections in Venezuela could potentially unseat a longtime antagonist of the United States. And in today’s Back of the Brief, we’ll discuss the newly announced running mate of Donald Trump, JD Vance. We’ll explore his positions on international and national security issues. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:26

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 15th, 2024: New Assassination Attempt Questions & Judge Dismisses Trump Classified Documents Case

7/15/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: As the dust begins to settle from the shocking assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump over the weekend, we are learning more about the potential failures and oversights that allowed the shooter to breach security. In a major win for the former president, the Florida judge overseeing Donald Trump's classified documents trial has moved to dismiss the case. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:04

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July 15th, 2024: Security Lapses, International Outrage, & EU vs. Elon

7/15/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: There are increasing calls for an investigation into the potential security failures that allowed a 20-year-old man to fire multiple shots at former President Donald Trump. We’ll provide the latest details on the incident and discuss the growing demand for law enforcement accountability. The world is reeling from the attempted assassination, with headlines blazing and condemnations pouring in from leaders across the globe. We’ll bring you the latest international reactions. The IDF has reportedly eliminated the highest-ranking Hamas member since the onset of its conflict with the terror group. We’ll bring you the latest developments and what this means for the ongoing battle. The European Union is lashing out at Elon Musk, filing charges against the billionaire under a new social media law, accusing him of deceiving users of X and not living up to transparency requirements. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:10

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The Attempt on Trump’s Life: A PDB Special Bulletin | July 14th, 2024

7/14/2024
In this special edition of The President's Daily Brief: Mike Baker dives into the latest developments surrounding the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump during a campaign rally on Saturday evening in Pennsylvania. We’ll explore new details about the attack, including the security failures that allowed the assailant to get so close to the former President. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:11

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PDB Situation Report | July 13, 2024: NATO Summit Insights & Chinese Spy Bases in Cuba

7/13/2024
In this episode of The PDB Situation Report: We'll start things off with Mike’s take on President Biden’s mental acuity, and why it’s a national security issue. We’ll take a look at this week’s NATO summit marking the 75th anniversary of the military alliance. Joining us to talk about the summit is retired Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, who will share his expert analysis on these critical issues. Startling revelations from space: new images showing the expansion of Chinese spy bases in Cuba. Retired Army Col. John Mills will join us to discuss the implications of these findings on national security. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. ☕ Blackout Coffee: https://www.blackoutcoffee.com/PDB Code: PDB 🏅 Patriot Gold: https://www.patriotgoldgroup.com Say Mike Baker sent you 💵 Tax Network: https://www.tnusa.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:01

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PDB Afternoon Bulletin | July 12, 2024: Germany Foils Kremlin Assassination Plot & Israeli Military Under Scrutiny Over 7 October Failures

7/12/2024
In this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin: Germany was left rattled after reports emerged that the Putin regime planned to assassinate the chief executive of a major German arms manufacturer supplying weapons to Ukraine. Israel is having its first national reckoning over the 7 October attacks, as an IDF report admits the military suffered wide-ranging failures that significantly exacerbated the death and destruction wreaked by Hamas terrorists. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The PDB Afternoon Bulletin. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:35

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July 12th, 2024: Gaza Ceasefire Breakthrough, China Rebukes NATO, & US Hypersonic Missiles In Germany

7/12/2024
In this episode of The President's Daily Brief: Negotiators in the Middle East are reportedly making substantial progress towards securing a ceasefire agreement in Gaza, with one senior U.S. official saying a deal was "within reach." China is hitting back at NATO after the alliance condemned their economic support of Russia, accusing the U.S. and NATO of sowing seeds of discord across Asia. Russia is threatening to respond after the U.S. reached a deal at the NATO summit to deploy long-range missiles, including ones with hypersonic capabilities, in Germany. In our 'Back of the Brief' segment, China is once again stepping up their harassment of Taiwan in the South China Sea, conducting their largest aerial military incursion into Taiwanese airspace so far this year. To listen to the show ad-free, become a premium member of The President’s Daily Brief by visiting PDBPremium.com. Please remember to subscribe if you enjoyed this episode of The President's Daily Brief. Email: PDB@TheFirstTV.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:42