Episode

2/17 The Crooked Lawyers & Gossipmongers Who Created Trump w/ Michael Rothfeld + Shahid Buttar

February 17, 2020

Sam explains how his philosophy on primary challenges has developed.

Nancy Pelosi’s primary opponent Shahid Buttar joined Sam to discuss his effort to unseat her from the left.

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Then, Michael Rothfeld joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fixers” on the bottom-feeders who helped Trump take the presidency. What the National Enquirer had to do with Trump’s victory. How Arnold Schwarzenegger was protected in the same way Trump was. Trump’s sensitivity about his dirty laundry. Michael Cohen’s role despite not being a good lawyer. Who is Trump’s Roy Cohn?


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