Podcast: Stay Tuned with Preet

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a podcast about justice and fairness.
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss the conspiracy theories about Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide in a federal jail.

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REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:

EPSTEIN’S DEATHFederal Bureau of Prisons Suicide Prevention Manual, bop.gov, 4/5/07Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on the Death of Jeffrey Epstein, justice.gov, 8/10/19Statement of Manhattan U.S. Attorney on the Death of Defendant Jeffrey Epstein, justice.gov, 8/10/19Statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Jeffrey Epstein’s death, Twitter, 8/10/19“Before Jail Suicide, Jeffrey Epstein Was Left Alone and Not Closely Monitored,” NYT, 8/11/19“‘We need answers. Lots of them.’ What’s known and what’s next after Jeffrey Epstein’s death,” Washington Post, 8/11/19“Unsealed documents show allegations against Jeffrey Epstein and his inner circle,” CNN, 8/11/19Some of the unsealed documents in a lawsuit brought by Epstein’s alleged victim, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, against Ghislaine Maxwell: here and here “A Horrifying Death in a Horrifying Jail,” Slate, 8/10/19
CAFE Insider Sample 08/12: The Death of Jeffery Epstein,
On the 8/7 episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:What laws can be passed to help end America’s gun violence problemThe Supreme Court’s seminal Second Amendment decision in District of Columbia v. HellerWhether proof of an underlying crime is needed to bring an obstruction of justice caseForeign policy considerations in prosecutions of foreigners in the U.S.

David Miliband, the former British Secretary of State and the president of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the Boris Johnson's election as the U.K.’s Prime Minister, Brexit, and the IRC’s work on behalf of refugees and displaced persons.

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As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
Guns, Brexit, and Refugees (with David Miliband),
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss what can be done in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH.

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REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:18 U.S. Code § 2331(5): Definition of “Domestic Terrorism” “How the USA Patriot Act Redefines Domestic Terrorism,” ACLUOverview of “Open Carry” Laws, The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence“Gunman killed sister, eight others in second deadly U.S. mass shooting in 24 hours,” Washington Post, 8/4/2019“Massacre at a Crowded Walmart in Texas Leaves 20 Dead,” NYT, 8/3/2019“’How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre,” Washington Post, 8/4/2019“It’s Time for Congress to Make Domestic Terrorism a Federal Crime,” Lawfare, Mary McCord, 12/5/2018Transcript of “Stay Tuned with Preet” interview with gun control advocate Shannon Watts, March 2018
CAFE Insider 08/05: Ending Gun Violence ,
On the 8/1/19 episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:How the El Chapo case ended up with the federal prosecutors in BrooklynThe limits, if any, on indicting a sitting PresidentWhy grand jury materials are kept secretThe role of congressional staffers during hearingsRep. John Ratcliffe’s qualifications for the role of Director of National Intelligence

Michael Morell, a 33-year veteran of the CIA who served as the agency’s Deputy Director and twice as its Acting Director, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the intelligence craft, recruiting spies, being with President Bush on 9/11, and more. Morell is currently a National Security Contributor for CBS News and host of the podcast, “Intelligence Matters.”

Bonus clips from the interview are available for members of the CAFE Insider community.

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As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
CIA Spies & Gadgets (with Michael Morell) ,
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Russian interference in the 2020 election and the forthcoming nomination of Texas Representative John Ratcliffe to replace Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.

REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN U.S. ELECTIONS“Report on the Russian Active Measures Campaigns and Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election,” Volume 1, Senate Intelligence Committee, 7/25/19Preet’s tweet about Trump & Putin’s discussion to form an “impenetrable Cyber Security unit” in 2017, 7/28/19“Mitch McConnell blocks election security legislation,” CBS News, 7/26/19“Russians probably targeted election systems in all 50 states, Senate panel’s report says,” Washington Post, 7/25/19
CAFE Insider 07/29: Mueller Testimony Aftermath,
This special episode of Stay Tuned covers former Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday, July 24th.

Anne Milgram, former Attorney General of New Jersey and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, joins Preet to break down Mueller’s seven-hour testimony, the major takeaways, and Congress’ next steps.

Bonus analysis is available for members of CAFE Insider. To join the Insider community, head to cafe.com/insider.

To receive full show notes, sign up at cafe.com/preet. We'll deliver episode references and supplemental materials right to your inbox.

Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
The Mueller Testimony (with Anne Milgram),
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram preview Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s upcoming public testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.

Plus, a moment to honor the legacy of Robert Morgenthau, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the longest-serving Manhattan District Attorney.

To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.
CAFE Insider 07/22: Mueller Time, At Last,
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:The extent to which the Attorney General has control over federal prosecutors serving in the United States Attorney offices across the countryThe idea that Alex Acosta, as a sitting U.S. Attorney in Miami, was intimidated by Jeffrey Epstein’s “hot shot” lawyersHow people come to be appointed as federal judgesAdvice on taking the bar exam

George Will is a nationally syndicated, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for the Washington Post and author of the recent tome, The Conservative Sensibility. Will joins Preet for a wide-ranging discussion about his craft, the current political moment, and how the Republican Party has lost its way under Trump.

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Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
Epstein's Lawyers & Leaving the GOP (with George Will),
Released on 7/15/19

In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram address reporting that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset and assess a proposal by Epstein's lawyers that he should be released pending trial into his home where he'd create, at his own cost, what would essentially be a private jail.

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REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS “Labor Secretary Acosta News Conference,” C-SPAN, 7/10/19United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, the government’s bail memorandumUnited States v. Jeffrey Epstein, the defense’s bail memorandumDual and successive prosecution policy (“petite policy”), Justice Manual, 9-2.031Equal Protection, Legal Information Institute  “To Avoid Jail Before Trial, Epstein Offers Up His Mansion and Jet for Bail,” New York Times, 7/11/19“Epstein Paid $350,000 to Possible Witnesses Against Him, Prosecutors Say,” New York Times, 7/12/19“Jeffrey Epstein Is Indicted on Sex Charges as Discovery of Nude Photos Is Disclosed,” New York Times, 7/8/19“Jeffrey Epstein’s Sick Story Played Out for Years in Plain Sight,” Daily Beast, 7/9/19
CAFE Insider 07/15: U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein,
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about:A recent court ruling that President Trump cannot block people on TwitterThe Jeffrey Epstein caseAnd the latest developments in the 2020 Census debacle

2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro, who served as Mayor of San Antonio and as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Obama joins Preet for what he described as, “The most wide-ranging interview I’ve done on the campaign trail so far.” The discussion covers immigration, policing, affirmative action, his thoughts on leadership, and more.

To listen to bonus clips from the interview, become a member of the CAFE Insider community.

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Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the unusual process leading up to billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's 2007 Non-Prosecution Agreement with Alex Acosta, then US Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and current Secretary of Labor.

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REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

JEFFREY EPSTEIN SDNY US Attorney Geoffrey Berman’s press conference announcing the charges against Jeffrey Epstein and the accompanying press releaseJeffrey Epstein’s indictment filed by the Southern District of New York: United States of America v. Jeffrey Epstein18 U.S. Code § 1591: Sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion18 U.S. Code § 371: Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States18 U.S. Code § 1594: General provisions21 U.S. Code § 853: Criminal forfeitures28 U.S. Code § 2461: Mode of recoveryJeffrey Epstein’s Non-Prosecution Agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, 2007SDNY Judge Kenneth Marra’s opinion holding that prosecutors violated the Crime Victims’ Rights Act in failing to disclose their non-prosecution agreement with Epstein, 2/21/19The Crime Victims’ Rights Act, 18 U.S. Code § 3771“Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking of Minors,” The Daily Beast, 7/7/19 “Nude Photos of Underage Girls Seized From Jeffrey Epstein Mansion,” New York Times, 7/8/19“How the Miami Herald investigated Jeffrey Epstein — and his many enablers,” Miami Herald, 11/28/18
CAFE Insider 07/08: Epstein & Con(Census),
Happy Fourth of July! In honor of the country’s birthday, we’re bringing you a special episode of Stay Tuned with Preet… and you!

Last week, we asked you to tell us what patriotism means to you and you have moved us with your overwhelming response. Listen through to the end of today’s episode for a compilation of the many thoughtful voices we heard from. Plus, Preet reflects on YOUR answers, and what patriotism means to him.

This week’s guest is Heidi Schreck. She is a playwright and an actress. She joins Preet to discuss her play, What The Constitution Means To Me. Nominated for two Tony Awards, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the show is inspired by Schrek’s time as a fifteen-year-old high school student competing in American Legion speech and debate contests, where she spoke about the meaning of our founding document.

Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. To receive episode references and supplemental materials, sign up at cafe.com/preet and they'll be delivered to your inbox.
What Patriotism Means to You (with Heidi Schreck) ,
On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about: Prosecutors’ personalities The Supreme Court’s decision in Flowers v. Mississippi, a capital case dealing with a prosecutor’s removal of black people from the jury pool.Preet also shares a letter from Steven Martin, a leading prison reform advocate and former guest on Stay Tuned, who wrote in with his thoughts on Preet and Anne’s conversation on the CAFE Insider podcast about the Justice Department’s argument that detained migrant children need not be provided soap and toothbrushes. Rachel Barkow, an expert on criminal justice, NYU Law professor, and author of Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation that covers sentencing reform, how we measure a prosecutor’s success, clemency power, and more. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. To receive episode references and supplemental materials, sign up at cafe.com/preet and they'll be delivered to your inbox.
Crime & Politics (with Rachel Barkow) ,
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the Justice Department’s argument against providing soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children.To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSFLORES LITIGATIONWatch the 9th Circuit Court proceedings regarding Jenny Flores v. William Barr, 6/18/19“Detained migrant children got no toothbrush, no soap, no sleep. It’s no problem, government argues.,” Washington Post, 6/21/19Jenny Lisette Flores et all v. Janet Reno et al. Settlement Agreement (1997)“Unaccompanied Minors and the Flores Settlement Agreement: What to Know,” The National Conference of State Legislatures Blog, 10/30/18Flores v. Session (2017) opinionCentral District of California Judge Dolly Gee’s order in Flores v. Sessions (2017)Vice President Mike Pence’s interview on CNN’s State of the Union and the transcript“9th Circuit to allow live video of hearings in major cases,” LA Times, 12/2/13
CAFE Insider 06/24: Unsafe, Unsanitary, Untenable,
On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about Kellyanne Conway and the consequences of violating the Hatch Act and Paul Manafort’s scuttled transfer to Rikers Island jail.Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Adviser and speechwriter to President Obama joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the craft of oratory and the foreign policy challenges facing the U.S., including the Iran nuclear threat.   Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSTHE Q&AKELLYANNE CONWAYThe Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) report detailing Kellyanne Conway’s alleged violations of the Hatch Act“What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining Why Trump Was Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway,” Washington Post, 6/13/19PAUL MANAFORT “Paul Manafort Seemed Headed to Rikers. Then the Justice Department Intervened.,” New York Times, 6/17/19THE INTERVIEWBEN RHODESBook: The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, Penguin Random HousePRESIDENT OBAMASPEECHESReverend Clementa Pinckney Funeral Service, C-SPAN, 6/26/15 (plus a clip of Obama singing Amazing Grace) “Senator Barack Obama 2004 Democratic National Convention Keynote Speech,” C-SPAN, 7/27/04“Obama New Hampshire Election,” C-SPAN, 1/8/08SYRIA “Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Syria,” The White House, 9/10/13“Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria,” New York Times, 8/31/13“Inside the White House During the Syrian 'Red Line' Crisis,” The Atlantic, 6/3/18FOREIGN POLICY “The Obama Doctrine,” The Atlantic, April 2016“In Obama’s Speeches, a Shifting Tone on Terror,” New York Times, 5/31/14“BIRTHERISM” “In Flag City USA, False Obama Rumors Are Flying,” Washington Post, 6/30/08“President Obama's Long Form Birth Certificate,” The White House, 4/27/11“What Donald Trump has said through the years about where President Obama was born,” Los Angeles Times, 9/16/16RUSSIA“U.S.–Russia Relations in the Second Obama Administration,” Brookings, 12/31/12“How the U.S.-Russian Relationship Went Bad,” The Atlantic, April 2019“Flashback: Obama’s debate zinger on Romney’s ‘1980s’ foreign policy (video),” Washington Post, 3/20/14PRESIDENT TRUMP“Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day,” White House, 6/6/19“Trump Delivered a Strong D-Day Speech—But It Clashed With His Personal Story,” The Atlantic, 6/6/19IRAN“Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge,” New York Times, 6/14/19“Trump Adds Troops After Iran Says It Will Breach Nuclear Deal,” New York Times, 6/17/19“Iran Nuclear Agreement, Council on Foreign Relations“Full text of the Iran nuclear deal,” Washington PostSTAY TUNEDLieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib’s episode on Stay Tuned
Jailing Manafort & the Iran Standoff (with Ben Rhodes),
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the Office of Special Counsel’s recommendation to remove Kellyanne Conway from the White House for alleged violations of the Hatch Act and Anne’s first speeding ticket…while she was the Attorney General of New Jersey. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSKELLYANNE CONWAY & THE HATCH ACTThe Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) report detailing Kellyanne Conway’s violations of the Hatch ActThe Office of Special Counsel websiteHatch Act, Office of Special CounselWhite House Counsel Pat Cipollone’s letter to Special Counsel Henry Kerner responding to OSC’s report“What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining Why Trump Was Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway,” Washington Post, 6/13/19“Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke,” Fox News, 6/14/19George Conway’s twitter ANNE MILGRAM’S TRAFFIC TICKET“Speeding in New Jersey, Annotated,” New York Times, 8/11/08
CAFE Insider 06/17: Law is for Losers,
David McCraw, Deputy General Counsel at the New York Times and author of Truth in our Times: Insider the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about press freedoms, press bias, and the legal battles over truth. Plus Preet answers your questions about the 2020 census, Bill Barr, security clearances & the term, "hinked up."Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSTHE Q&A2020 CENSUS“Skipping The 2020 Census Citizenship Question? You'll Still Be Counted,” National Public Radio, 4/19/18WHEN DO PEOPLE SAY NO TO TRUMP?“People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Stockpiling Power,” New York Times, 6/9/19“FBI's Wray: Spying is 'not the term I would use' to describe Trump campaign probe,” Politico, 5/7/19“Attorney General Jeff Sessions will recuse himself from any probe related to 2016 presidential campaign,” Washington Post, 3/2/17“McGahn, wary of "Saturday Night Massacre," refused Trump order to fire Mueller,” CBS News, 4/18/19SECURITY CLEARANCES“What You Need To Know About Security Clearances, Inside And Outside The White House,” National Public Radio, 3/1/19“Security Clearances,” US Department of State DEFINITIONS“Hinked Up,” Urban DictionaryTHE INTERVIEWTRUTH IN OUR TIMESTruth in our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, Macmillan “The Truth Is Hard. But for a New York Times Lawyer, Defending It Is Fun.,” New York Times, 3/11/19First Amendment, The Constitution, Legal Information InstituteMCCRAW’S WRITTEN RESPONSE TO TRUMP’S LAWYER “Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately,” New York Times, 10/12/16Marc Kasowitz letter to the New York Times “The New York Times’s Lawyer Responds to Donald Trump,” New York Times, 10/13/16NEW YORK TIMES V. SULLIVAN (1964)New York Times Company v. Sullivan (1964), OyezJustice Clarence Thomas’ concurring opinion for the case Kathrine Mae McKee v. William H. Cosby (2019)“Justice Clarence Thomas Calls for Reconsideration of Landmark Libel Ruling,” New York Times, 2/19/19“Libel,” Legal Information Institute “How a Times Court Decision Revolutionized Libel Law,” New York Times, 11/30/18DONALD TRUMPTax Returns“Pages From Donald Trump’s 1995 Income Tax Records,” New York Times, 10/1/16“Donald Trump Tax Records Show He Could Have Avoided Taxes for Nearly Two Decades, The Times Found,” New York Times, 10/1/16“The Time I Found Donald Trump’s Tax Records in My Mailbox,” New York Times, 10/2/16“The New York Times risked legal trouble to publish Donald Trump’s tax return,” Washington Post, 10/3/16Finances “Trump Often Claimed To Be "The Largest Real Estate Developer In New York.” He Isn't.,” BuzzFeed News, 8/23/16“Trump Financial Affairs Face Political Scrutiny,” New York Times, 1/9/00Administration“I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” New York Times, 9/5/18FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act FOIA.gov, DOJ“How Times Reporters Use the Freedom of Information Act,” New York Times, 7/21/18“Freedom of Information Act,” History, 8/21/18 “How to ensure we have a more open, accountable government,” Washington Post, 3/13/19THE “L” WORD“When to Call a Lie a Lie,” New York Times, 9/20/16“‘Call them lies’? Why we sometimes don’t use the L-word when Trump is wrong,” The Star, 5/28/18DAVID BOIES & NYT“Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies,” New Yorker, 11/6/17“David Boies’s Egregious Involvement With Harvey Weinstein,” New York Times, 11/9/17“Weinstein Work Pulls Lawyer Back Into an Ethical Debate,” New York Times, 11/7/17PRESSURE ON THE PRESS“Americans' Views on the Media,” Ipsos, 8/7/18STAY TUNEDFloyd Abrams’ interview on Stay TunedMaggie Haberman’s interview on Stay TunedCORRUPTION“In Illinois, a Virtual Expectation of Corruption,” New York Times, 12/13/08 THE BUTTON“Jon Stewart 9/11 First Responders Victims Fund House Judiciary Hearing,” C-SPAN, 6/11/19
Truth in the Trump Era (with David McCraw),
Benjamin Dreyer, copy chief of Random House and author of the New York Times best  seller Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about language, writing, and why good writing is a form of morality.  Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSTHE Q&ATREASON“Trump doesn't seem to understand what 'treason' means,” NBCNews, 5/24/19Clip of Rep. Liz Cheney on ABC News discussing “treason”MUELLERSpecial Counsel Robert S. Mueller III Makes Statement on Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, Department of JusticeDISTRICT ATTORNEYS“District Attorney (DA),” Legal Information Institute“Take Justice Off the Ballot,” New York Times, 5/22/10TWITTER DISINFORMATIONDonald Trump, Jr.’s tweet and Preet’s responseTHE INTERVIEWBENJAMIN DREYERDreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, Random House“I’m not the grammar police. But writing well is an act of resistance,” Washington Post, 2/8/19BOOKS REFERENCED IN EPISODEDoing Justice by Preet Bharara, KnopfHousekeeping by Marilynne Robinson, MacmillanCrazy Rhythm: From Brooklyn and Jazz to Nixon’s White House, Watergate, and Beyond by Leonard Garment, Da Capo PressPRONOUNS “Gender-neutral pronouns: When ‘they’ doesn’t identify as either male or female,” Washington Post, 10/27/14“She? Ze? They? What’s In a Gender Pronoun,” New York Times, 1/30/16THE BUTTONTIANANMEN SQUARE“A Massacre, Erased,” Washington PostD-DAY“'Top Secret' maps reveal the massive Allied effort behind D-Day,” National Geographic, 6/3/19“Woman Suffrage Centennial,” United States SenateVOTING “What took so long for women to win the right to vote? Racism is one reason.,” Washington Post, 6/2/19Register to vote here
The Laws of Language (with Benjamin Dreyer),
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne analyze Bill Barr's interview with CBS News and the President's allegations that the top ranks at the FBI committed "treason." To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:BILL BARR’S CBS NEWS INTERVIEW"William Barr interview: Read the full transcript,” CBSNews, 5/31/19 “TREASON”Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution, Legal Information Institute“18 U.S. Code § 2381. Treason,” Legal Information Institute “18 U.S. Code § 2384. Seditious conspiracy,” Legal Information Institute “Trump doesn't seem to understand what 'treason' means,” NBCNews, 5/24/19Clip of Rep. Liz Cheney on ABC News discussing “treason”Preet’s August 2018 appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" DEFINITIONS"Vituperative," Merriam-Webster
CAFE Insider 06/03: Treason Season ,
On today’s special episode of Stay Tuned, Anne Milgram, the former NJ Attorney General and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, joins Preet to break down Robert Mueller’s first public statement since his appointment as Special Counsel. Then, presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation that covers his upbringing as the only Asian kid in school and Universal Basic Income, his signature proposal for addressing the economic consequences of automation. Sign up at CAFE.com/preet to receive the show notes in your inbox. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSTHE Q&A“Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III Makes Statement on Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election,” Department of Justice, 5/29/19Ari Melber tweeted a handout reporters got after Mueller’s statement that compares Bill Barr’s statements to those of Mueller.Bill Barr’s April 2019 Press Conference on the Mueller ReportThe 1973 and 2000 Office of Legal Counsel memos on indicting a sitting PresidentTHE INTERVIEWAndrew Yang:“Is Andrew Yang for Real?,” Politico, 5/20/19“Yang Gang,” KnowYourMeme“Our Policies,” Yang2020The War on Normal People, Hachette BooksMayor Pete Buttigieg:Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s interview on Stay TunedAutomation, Universal Basic Income & VAT: “US states that voted for Trump most vulnerable to job automation,’ Financial Times, 1/24/19 “Modeling the Macroeconomic Effects of a Universal Basic Income,” Roosevelt Institute, August 2017“Permanent Fund Dividend Division,” Alaska Department of Revenue“What is a VAT?” Tax Policy Center, 2016Measuring Unemployment:“GDP and Economic Policy,” Council on Foreign Relations, 8/7/13“Economy at a Glance,” Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5/23/19“Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization for States, Second Quarter of 2018 through First Quarter of 2019 Averages,” Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4/26/19“Here’s what the ‘real’ unemployment rate is,” CNBC, 3/8/19“19 times Trump called jobs numbers ‘fake’ before they made him look good,” Washington Post, 3/10/17American Finances:“A $500 surprise expense would put most Americans into debt,” CBS News, 1/12/17“The government shutdown spotlights a bigger issue: 78% of US workers live paycheck to paycheck,” CNBC, 1/9/19College Debt:“Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire,” New York Times, 5/19/19Future of Retail:“Dressbarn, CVS, Pier 1 and Topshop shuttering stores, pushing planned closures to 7,150,” CNBC, 5/28/19“Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year,” Washington Post, 2/16/19U.S. Population Estimates: “Population Estimates: Lawful Permanent Resident Population in the United States, January 2015,” Department of Homeland Security, May 2019“Population Estimates: Illegal Alien Population Residing in the United States, January 2015,” Department of Homeland Security, December 2018Scientists in Congress:“Congress just got a bumper-crop of scientists. Meet the 11 new science whizzes on Capitol Hill,” Business Insider, 1/7/19“In Memoriam: The Office of Technology Assessment, 1972-95,” Office of Technology Assessment Archive“When Congress wiped an agency off the map,” Washington Post, 11/29/11Social Media:“Interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Transcript,” ABC News, 4/4/19“The Trauma Floor,” The Verge, 2/25/19“Jaron Lanier Helped Create Social Media, And Now He’s Begging You To Leave It Behind,” HuffPost, 12/12/18Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
Mueller Speaks & The Underdog (with Andrew Yang) ,
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