Rick talks with foreign policy, national security and political affairs analyst and commentator David Rothkopf who is the author of the book, American Resistance. They talk about the deep state myth and how Donald Trump tried to control the government during his Presidency. Mr. Rothkopf details how Trump tried to eliminate civil servants who would say no to his craziness. They discuss Schedule F created by Trump to eliminate officials who put loyalty to the Country over loyalty to him. Rothkopf reveals what each one of his interviewees told him about Trump's presidency. What do you think it is?
Joe Biden has surpassed many people's expectations and had big legislative wins in his first two years. Rick and guest, Joe Trippi, discuss Biden's successes and the challenges ahead. And it seems this week's entry on the Enemies List has not taken Rick's advice to get their "shit together."
Where will Trump's "Final Battle" lead America and the GOP primary? Is DeSantis about to launch his campaign or self-destruct? Rick, Reed, Joe, and Stuart debate whether there's a path forward for anyone not named Trump and to what lengths Trump will go to make sure that doesn't happen.
Trump isn't attempting to delay criminal investigations into his conduct, writes Teri Kanefield; he's working to derail and destroy them. People praising his successful "delay tactics" are missing that in Court, as in the 2020 election, he is a loser.
If five Republicans had the courage to stand up for the American people, the House could continue to make progress, but they are nowhere in sight. Rep. Eric Swalwell joins Rick to discuss the House with McCarthy in charge. And Rick's entry on The Enemies List must choose between a candidate and the Country.