Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

American democracy is being threatened, and Rick Wilson knows exactly who is responsible. Twice weekly, he calls out those who are the enemies of democracy and exposes their treachery - because sunlight is the best disinfectant.
A GOP In Disarray
Rick is joined by former RNC Chairman, Michael Steele. And what a week for this conversation after "a tumultuous week for the Republican Party." Rick and Michael talk about the minefield Mike Johnson is tiptoeing through, the party's stance on immigration, the GOP's approach to Ukraine, and the resignation of Ronna McDaniel as party chair.
February 21, 2024
Democracy on Trial in Georgia
"Find Me The Votes" authors and journalists Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman join Rick to discuss the Georgia investigation into the efforts to overturn the 2020 election led by Fani Willis. They get into the incredible breadth and complexity of the case, from pressure campaigns on state officials and intimidation tactics against election workers to the strategic use of RICO charges. The episode also details the challenges facing Willis, Trump's reactions, and the case's implications for future elections and American democracy.
February 19, 2024
The Rise Of GOP Malice
Gone from the GOP are compassionate conservatism and dignified leadership, replaced by populist nationalism, marked by malice and division. On this episode, Rick is joined by writer and former speechwriter for the administrations of three Republican U.S. presidents, Peter Wehner. Together they engage in a deep discussion about the significant ideological and moral shifts within the Republican Party, particularly under Trump's influence.
February 14, 2024
A New World Order with John Bolton
The GOP's shift to pro-Putin and its embrace of authoritarianism is undeniable. To discuss, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton joins Rick. They explore the Republican Party's transformation, the Ambassador's insights into US foreign policy, NATO, and his concerns about Ukraine's security and the potential outcomes of a second Trump term.
February 12, 2024
Inside The Never Trump Movement
On this episode of Enemies List, Rick meets up with political strategist and commentator Rina Shah, a prominent figure in the "Never Trump" movement. They reflect on their experiences and challenges within the GOP, its decay under Trump, the lawsuit that failed to crush Rick, and what it means to oppose Donald Trump.
February 7, 2024
Populism, Power, And The Erosion of Principles
Rick Wilson and S.E. Cupp analyze the disastrous transformation of the GOP from conservatism to a populist, Trump-influenced movement, the media's role, rising conspiracy theories, and the challenges for principled conservatism and the party's future.
February 5, 2024
Trump Decays, Democrats Surge
Political strategist Simon Rosenberg joins Rick Wilson to examine the decline of Trump and the surging Democrats, discussing the impact on Republicans and strategies for future elections.
January 31, 2024
White Evangelicalism and Power Politics
This week on The Enemies List, Rick is joined by Tim Alberta, staff writer at The Atlantic and author of the new book "The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory: American Evangelicals in an Age of Extremism." They talk about the complex relationship between white evangelicalism, extremism, and power politics.
January 29, 2024
The Dark Shadow Of Trump
On this episode of The Enemies List, Rick is joined by his Resolute Square and Lincoln Project colleague, Stuart Stevens, former GOP strategist and author of “It Was All A Lie” and “The Conspiracy To End America.” They shine a light on the massive shadow cast by Donald Trump over the Republican Party and the primaries, as well as the futility of the Nikki Haley campaign.
January 24, 2024
Trump's Legal Showdown
The legal showdown between Donald Trump and justice in Georgia comes into focus with today's guest, former US Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, Michael J. Moore. Together, he and Rick discuss Georgia's political landscape and the legal challenges Trump is being forced to confront.
January 22, 2024
The Legal Crusade Against Trump
Rick Wilson is joined by attorney Tristan Snell, known for prosecuting Trump University during his time as Assistant Attorney General for New York State. Together, they discuss Snell's upcoming book, "Taking Down Trump," and explore the myriad legal cases involving Trump, including the civil fraud trial in New York and the January 6th case.
January 17, 2024
From Right-Wing Insider to Outcast
This week on The Enemies List, Rick is joined by journalist, and national correspondent for Puck, Tina Nguyen to discuss her journey through the right-wing political sphere and her eventual departure from it.
January 15, 2024
The Battle For Constitutional Integrity
This week on The Enemies List, Rick is joined by Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin. Together, they discuss Raskin's efforts to uphold the Constitution in bizarre Trump-infected America. They dive into the Trump presidency, particularly his financial gains from foreign entities and violations of the emoluments clause. The two discuss the authoritarian movement central to the Republican Party.
January 10, 2024
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