Episodes
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Rudy in the Middle," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the reported investigation into Rudy Giuliani and the indictment of his associates by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS RUDY GIULIANI, TRUMP’S “PERSONAL LAYWER”Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), Department of...
Published 10/15/19
George Conway, conservative lawyer and outspoken Trump critic, joins Preet Bharara for a special episode of Stay Tuned, "Diagnosing Trump." A longstanding member of the Federalist Society who played a critical role in Clinton's impeachment, Conway is one of the few conservative voices openly challenging Trump’s presidency—and calling for his impeachment. You may be familiar with Conway’s other half: Kellyanne Conway, who currently serves as Counselor to the President. Despite his wife’s...
Published 10/10/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Crooked Diplomacy," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the evolving Trump-Ukraine scandal and newly released text messages between State Department officials. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS STATE DEPT. TEXT MESSAGES“Read the Text Messages Between U.S. and Ukrainian Officials,” New York Times, 10/4/19“Read Kurt Volker’s opening...
Published 10/07/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, "Devil's Bargains," host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- Enlisting an outside counsel to conduct an impeachment trial  -- Congress invoking its long dormant inherent contempt power   -- The reluctance in the news media to use the word “lies” when discussing the president’s “false statements” David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation as he gears up for the magazine’s annual ideas festival. The...
Published 10/03/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Impeachment Momentum," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the House Intelligence Committee's subpoena issued to Rudy Giuliani, Trump's private lawyer. Listen to the full episode with a free 2-week trial of the CAFE Insider membership. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY RUDY GIULIANI “Giuliani Subpoenaed for Ukraine Documents as Next Step in Impeachment Inquiry,” House Intelligence Committee press...
Published 10/01/19
To listen to Preet and Anne's full conversation for free, head to cafe.com/preet and sign up to receive a link. Members of the CAFE Insider can listen to the full analysis in the podcast player of their choice. On this episode of Stay Tuned, " Ukraine & Brazen Power," host Preet Bharara is joined by Anne Milgram, his co-host on the CAFE Insider podcast and former New Jersey Attorney General, to break down the significant developments in the Ukraine / whistleblower story that’s at the...
Published 09/26/19
To listen to the full episode for free, head to cafe.com/preet and sign up to receive a link. Members of the CAFE Insider can listen to this episode in the podcast player of their choice. In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, “Whistleblower Uproar,” co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram break down the troubling reports that President Trump pressed Ukraine’s new president to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, and then blocked Congress from seeing a whistleblower...
Published 09/23/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, " The Kavanaugh - Trump - Schiff news cycle," host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- How government officials should handle classified information -- Whether former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe would be entitled to the same discovery as all other defendants in the event he’s charged for making false statements -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s letter to the Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) concerning an...
Published 09/19/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Scandal Survey: Donald, Brett, Andy, Felicity," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss a New York Times article about sexual harassment allegations made against Justice Brett Kavanaugh from his time as a Yale undergraduate student. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS Justice Brett Kavanaugh “Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not.,” New York Times,...
Published 09/16/19
This week's Q&A (with Lisa Monaco) starts at 2:07, the interview starts at 17:35, and the button starts at 1:18:45. On this episode of Stay Tuned, "Russian Asset & The 1st Female Firefighter," Lisa Monaco, who served as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration, joins host Preet Bharara to help answer some of your questions on: -- Reports of an extracted Russian Spy who allegedly provided critical information about the...
Published 09/12/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "DOJ, KSM, OLC," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the protracted prosecution of 911 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad whose military trial is set to begin in January 2021 at the US Naval facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 9/11 & THE TRIAL OF KHALID SHEIK MOHAMMED (KSM)Preet’s tweet about the trial, 8/30/19Military Commissions...
Published 09/09/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, "End of the American Century," host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- The President’s authority to declassify sensitive information, like the image Trump tweeted of Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center after an explosion -- Why the adage “never ask a question you don’t know the answer to” applies in the courtroom, but not necessarily in the podcast studio -- The trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, charged with plotting the 9/11 terrorist...
Published 09/05/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, "Ethics: Comey, McCabe, Barr," co-hosts Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss the Inspector General’s report concluding that former FBI Director James Comey violated bureau policy by disclosing memos documenting his interactions with President Trump. To hear the full episode, join the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS JAMES COMEYReport of Investigation of Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James...
Published 09/03/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, "The Opposite of Trump?" host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- President Trump’s reported proposal to “nuke” incoming hurricanes -- Why ethics should be taught in school -- Whether the world needs more lawyers Michael Bennet, senior senator from Colorado and 2020 presidential candidate, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about why Mitch McConnell’s Senate is stuck in a legislative standstill, whether the country is heading into another...
Published 08/29/19
Today, we're sharing a clip from a recent CAFE Insider Town Call. Preet hopped on the phone for 40 minutes and answered questions in real time from randomly selected members of the CAFE Insider community. In this wide-ranging Q&A, Preet addressed deceased sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, the rule of law, the role of political identity in America, and how congressional members prepare for hearings. You may listen to a clip from the episode in your Stay Tuned feed. To listen to the full...
Published 08/26/19
On the 100th episode of Stay Tuned, "What is Justice?," host Preet Bharara answers your questions about: -- NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill’s decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to block popular legislation, like universal background checks for gun buyers -- “Blinded by the Light,” the new movie about a young Pakistani boy’s love of Bruce Springsteen -- Advice for new law...
Published 08/22/19
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:Obstruction of justice and whether unlawful underlying conduct is necessary to bring a caseThe ICE raids that have resulted in the arrests of hundreds of undocumented workers, but no charges against the businessesAttorney-client privilege, and whether it survives the death of a clientGoing to law school and changing careersMichael Waldman, the President of the Brennan Center at NYU Law School, joins Preet for a...
Published 08/15/19
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. To hear more, become a member of the CAFE Insider community. 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...
Published 08/12/19
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...
Published 08/08/19
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. To hear more, become a member of the CAFE Insider community. 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...
Published 08/05/19
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,...
Published 08/01/19
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...
Published 07/29/19
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...
Published 07/25/19
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.
Published 07/22/19
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...
Published 07/18/19