Stay Tuned with Preet

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Preet interviewed Rep. Adam Schiff for a live event at Cooper Union in New York City on Monday, November 22nd. Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and the lead manager in the first impeachment trial of Donald Trump, is out with a book called Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/inside-the-fight-for-democracy-with-adam-schiff/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Schiff discusses his affinity for the Kennedy family and weighs in on his favorite kind of pizza.  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai, Jake Kaplan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 24

1 hr 12 min

Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal and the Ahmaud Arbery killing trial are making the headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the strength of Rittenhouse’s self-defense arguments and the rise of vigilantism. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the impact of video evidence at the Rittenhouse trial and the judge’s handling of the case, which has attracted some controversy. They also discuss the latest developments in the trial for the three men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery: the implications of Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law, the strength of the prosecutor’s closing arguments, and the meritless comment made by a defense attorney about the presence of Black clergy members in the courtroom. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Matthew Billy – Senior Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 23

15 min 48 sec

Preet answers listener questions about why Steve Bannon wasn’t immediately arrested after being indicted, whether the judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial acted inappropriately, and the likelihood of a civil war in the United States. Then, Preet interviews Tom Nichols, a professor of international affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and the author of a new book, Our Own Worst Enemy, which raises a new theory about the rise of anti-democratic movements: that our own narcissism is at fault. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/a-danger-to-ourselves-with-tom-nichols/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Preet asks Nichols a series of lightning round questions. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 18

1 hr 19 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Joyce asks prominent technology investor Roger McNamee about the threat Facebook poses to democracy, and what happened when he confronted Mark Zuckerberg following the 2016 election. In the full episode, they discuss McNamee’s mentorship of Zuckerberg, how that relationship fell apart after Facebook changed its business model to maximize profit, and what can still be done to protect the public from exploitative technologies. They also dig into McNamee’s vision for a regulatory agency in the mold of the Food and Drug Administration to monitor technology and social media, and why McNamee considers himself an “accidental investor” after first setting out to become a musician. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 17

12 min 38 sec

Head to cafe.com/news to receive a link to listen to a new special episode of CAFE Insider. Preet and Joyce discuss the news that a federal grand jury has indicted Steve Bannon on two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6th insurrection.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 15

1 min 23 sec

Preet answers a listener’s question about a federal judge’s ruling denying former President Trump’s claim of executive privilege to block the release of his administration’s documents concerning the January 6th insurrection.  Then, Preet interviews Anita Hill, a professor at Brandeis University and the author of Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/30-years-later-with-anita-hill/ We need your help! We're conducting an audience survey so we can better serve you. It takes about five minutes, and would really help our show. Head to cafe.com/survey to participate. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 11

1 hr 24 min

Ahmaud Arbery killing trial and a new Durham probe indictment are making the headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss jury selection issues in the trial of the three men who are charged with killing Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, in 2020. They also break down the grand jury indictment in the Durham probe of Igor Danchenko, a Russian analyst who contributed to the Steele Dossier, on charges of lying to the FBI. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss opening statements and self-defense arguments in the Arbery killing trial. They also break down the latest developments in the House select committee’s investigation into the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol: new subpoenas for Trump allies John Eastman and Michael Flynn, former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark’s refusal to answer questions before the committee, and Trump’s lawsuit to prevent the release of documents subpoenaed by the committee. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes about five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: cafe.com/survey Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Matthew Billy – Senior Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  United States v. Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, indictment, 4/28/21  United States v. Igor Danchenko, U.S. District Court District of Columbia, indictment, 11/3/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 9

14 min 18 sec

Preet answers listener questions about the timeline for indicting Steve Bannon and the new revelations about John Eastman, an attorney for then-President Trump, who authored two memos on how Joe Biden could be denied victory in the presidential election. Plus, a question from a former Stay Tuned guest.  Then, Preet interviews Marc Lore, entrepreneur and longtime Bharara family friend, about his ambitious plan to create a new city from the ground up.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/a-city-from-scratch-with-marc-lore/ We need your help! We're conducting an audience survey so we can better serve you. It takes about five minutes, and would really help our show. Head to cafe.com/survey to participate. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 4

1 hr 8 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the Supreme Court oral arguments in a pair of challenges to SB8, the Texas law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected at around six weeks of gestation. In the full episode, they discuss a series of reports that revealed damaging information from Facebook’s internal documents, which were leaked by former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower Frances Haugen. ​​The documents show, among other things, that Facebook ignored the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories related to the 2020 election and QAnon, that it refused to share with policymakers its trove of research on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, and that Instagram is having a harmful impact on teenagers. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes about five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: cafe.com/survey Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court, oral argument audio, 11/1/21 United States v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, oral argument audio, 11/1/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 2

16 min 6 sec

Preet answers listener questions about the timeline of the January 6th insurrection prosecutions, how DOJ will decide whether to prosecute Steven Bannon, and whether the pardon shields Bannon from prosecution. Then, Preet interviews Dr. Fiona Hill about her new book, There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century. A foreign policy expert at the Brookings Institution, Hill served as the Trump administration’s top Russia advisor from 2017 to 2019. She gained national attention for her testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in Trump’s first impeachment. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/a-warning-for-america-with-dr-fiona-hill/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Hill answers a series of lightning round questions, including what she thinks of her fellow impeachment witnesses. Listen to the season finale of CAFE’s new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. Binge the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 28

1 hr 28 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to leave in place Texas’s restrictive abortion law and to schedule emergency oral argument for next week in DOJ’s challenge to the law. The Court will determine whether the federal government has standing to sue Texas to block enforcement of the law and whether Texas can deputize private citizens to enforce the law. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the House’s vote to hold former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon in contempt for defying a subpoena to testify in the January 6th attack investigation, and the start of jury selection in the trial of the three men who stand charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCE:  United States v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, order & dissent, 10/22/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 26

9 min 44 sec

Preet answers a listener question about reports that former President Trump was deposed on Monday as part of a lawsuit alleging that his security guards attacked protesters outside of Trump Tower in 2015. He also addresses what will happen if Steve Bannon is held in criminal contempt of Congress. Plus, some thoughts on steakhouses.  Then, Preet interviews Steven Van Zandt, aka “Little Steven,” an actor and musician best known as the guitarist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Van Zandt, who also played mobster Silvio Dante on HBO’s The Sopranos, is out with a new memoir, Unrequited Infatuations. He opens up about his relationship with Springsteen, his path to an acting career, and how he became involved in the anti-apartheid movement. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/the-activist-rock-star-with-steven-van-zandt/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Steven talks about the state of rock and roll and answers a series of lightning round questions.: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned-bonus/stay-tuned-bonus-10-21-steven-van-zandt/ RSVP to a live taping of the Now & Then podcast: cafe.com/live Listen to the season finale of CAFE’s new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. Binge the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 21

1 hr 16 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss former president Trump’s lawsuit that seeks to block the release of documents to the House select committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down other developments in the January 6th investigation, including a potential criminal contempt of Congress charge against former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon for defying a subpoena, and the committee’s subpoena of former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark. They also discuss DOJ’s appeal to the Supreme Court asking the justices to reinstate a temporary ban on enforcement of Texas’s restrictive abortion law. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Trump v. Thompson, U.S. District Court District of Columbia, complaint, 10/18/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 19

15 min 58 sec

Preet answers listener questions about whether the House Select Committee On the January 6th Attack can enforce its subpoena of former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and the concerns about “the slow-moving coup,” described by comedian Bill Maher. Plus, does a certain Supreme Court justice listen to Stay Tuned?  Then, Preet interviews Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, about inequality, upward mobility, and the complicated power of philanthropy.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/the-philanthropy-paradox-with-darren-walker/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Preet asks Walker a series of lightning round questions. Listen to the season finale of CAFE’s new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. Binge the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 14

1 hr 8 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the latest developments in the Department of Justice’s challenge to Texas’s restrictive abortion law: the district court order temporarily blocking enforcement of the law, the Fifth Circuit’s reinstatement of the law, and DOJ’s latest court filing challenging the Fifth Circuit’s ruling. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss the indications that former Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon plans to defy the subpoena to testify before the House select committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol. They also break down the Senate Judiciary Committee’s report that revealed new details about former President Trump’s efforts to pressure DOJ officials to overturn the results of the 2020 election. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  United States v. Texas, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, opposition to motions for a stay pending appeal, 10/11/21  United States v. Texas, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, order, 10/8/21 United States v. Texas, U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, order, 10/6/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 12

13 min 2 sec

Preet answers a listener question about the request made by Joel Greenberg, an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz, to delay his sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the government in a sex trafficking probe. He also answers questions about the DOJ’s announcement that it is reviewing its decision not to prosecute the FBI agents who mishandled the investigation into the disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and the recent Facebook outage.  Then, Preet interviews Chris Krebs, the former Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, who was fired by former President Trump after calling the 2020 election the “most secure in history.”  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/election-truths-lies-with-chris-krebs/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Preet asks Krebs a series of lightning round questions. Listen to CAFE’s new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 7

1 hr 7 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the subpoenas issued by the House select committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol. They also break down the mechanisms for compelling Congressional testimony and for holding someone accountable for defying a subpoena.    In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss the latest developments regarding reproductive rights, including the Department of Justice’s emergency request to block Texas’s restrictive abortion law, and the forthcoming Supreme Court case where the state of Mississippi has asked the Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  “Note From Elie: Contempt of Congress Prosecutions are Necessary but Fraught,” CAFE, 10/1/21 2 U.S. Code §192 - Refusal of witness to testify or produce papers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 5

15 min 33 sec

In this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about the workings of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, among other things, the overlapping jurisdiction of the SEC and U.S. attorney offices, and the difference between criminal and civil securities fraud. Then, Preet interviews SEC Chair Gary Gensler. Gensler has been at the forefront of financial policymaking for decades, including stints as the Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and as an aide to Senator Paul Sarbanes. Most recently, Gensler was a professor of global economics and management at MIT, where he taught a class on blockchain technology. Preet’s conversation with Gensler, which took place on Monday, September 27th, before a live audience at the Code Conference in Los Angeles, covers the hotly debated issues around regulating cryptocurrencies, the future of SPACs, and SEC initiatives to combat the climate crisis. Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Gensler answers questions from the audience at the conference. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to CAFE.com. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producer: Jake Kaplan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 30

53 min 17 sec

On this special episode of CAFE Insider, Joyce Vance interviews Lee Gelernt, the Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.  Gelernt is one of the country’s leading civil rights lawyers. During the Trump administration, he filed lawsuits challenging the White House’s most draconian immigration policies, including the ban on individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries and the family separation policy at the border. Now, Gelernt is actively litigating a case against the Biden administration for its use of a Trump-era public health policy to expel migrants at the border.  To hear Joyce’s full conversation with Gelernt, where he discusses the status of the Trump administration’s border separation policy and reflects on national security law in the wake of 9/11, become a member of CAFE Insider and get the first two weeks free: www.cafe.com/insider This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Sam Ozer-Staton – Editorial Producer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 28

49 min 3 sec

Stay Tuned turns four! Preet answers listener questions about our anniversary, the possibility of fresh indictments in the Manhattan DA’s criminal investigation of the Trump Organization, the Elizabeth Holmes trial, and...pumpkin spice lattes.  Then, Preet interviews Bina Venkataraman, the editorial page editor of The Boston Globe and former senior climate advisor in the Obama administration, about her book, The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/an-optimists-eye-with-bina-venkataraman/ Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Preet invites Bina to a lightning round of questions.  Listen to our new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 23

1 hr 12 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of biotech company Theranos.  In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the second indictment stemming from special counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the FBI’s Russia probe. They also discuss the first lawsuits brought under Texas’s restrictive abortion law. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  18 U.S. Code §1343 - Fraud by wire, radio, or television 18 U.S. Code §1349 - Attempt and conspiracy United States v. Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, U.S. District Court Northern District of California, third superseding indictment, 7/28/20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 21

13 min 55 sec

Up Against the Mob is CAFE’s new six-episode series, hosted by former prosecutor Elie Honig, that lifts the veil on the world of the mafia and law enforcement’s efforts to bring mobsters to justice.  Episode 1 tells the story of Michael Visconti. Once a rising star in the Genovese crime family, Visconti decided to leave the mafia and become a cooperating government witness. Visconti opens up to Elie Honig about his life and rise in the mob — how he first got mixed up with the mafia, the violent crimes he committed, and his decision to flip against his mob “family.”   In the bonus episode for CAFE Insiders, Elie Honig and Safeena Mecklai take listeners behind the scenes of the first episode of Up Against the Mob. Become an Insider at cafe.com/Insider and enter code MOB for 50% off the annual membership price.  Up Against the Mob is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producers: Matthew Billy; Composer: Nat Weiner; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, David Kurlander, Sam Ozer-Staton, Jake Kaplan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 20

1 hr 7 min

Preet answers listener questions about the damages provision in the new restrictive Texas abortion law, the point of ethical reprimands against members of Congress, and the best Indian restaurant in New Jersey. Then, Preet interviews celebrated documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about his new 8-hour documentary, Muhammad Ali. Burns has been changing how we think about America for over four decades, offering magisterial works on subjects ranging from the Civil War, to baseball, to jazz. Preet talks to Burns about the legendary Ali and what his tragic and triumphant life can teach us about our current moment. Muhammad Ali premieres on PBS this Sunday, September 19th at 8PM ET.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: cafe.com/stay-tuned/muhammad-ali-and-our-times Don’t miss the Insider Bonus, where Burns discusses how he selects his film subjects.  Listen to our new podcast, Up Against the Mob, hosted by Elie Honig. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 16

1 hr 2 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss DOJ’s lawsuit challenging Texas’s restrictive abortion law.  In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down President Biden’s latest COVID-19 vaccine mandates for federal workers and businesses. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Nat Weiner – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Texas S.B. 8 - Texas Heartbeat Act U.S. v. Texas, U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, complaint, 9/9/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 14

13 min 19 sec

Preet answers listener questions about Texas’s new restrictive abortion law, and the wire fraud charges against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.  Then, Preet is joined by Jeh Johnson, who served as Secretary of Homeland Security under President Obama. On the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Preet and Johnson reflect on their memories of that day, how the United States responded, and the state of our national security today.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/20-years-after-9-11-with-jeh-johnson/ As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 9

1 hr 16 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the Supreme Court order rejecting a request to block Texas’s new restrictive abortion law from going into effect. They also break down the justices’ dissents, and conservative media’s response to the order.  In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the ways in which the Texas law restricts abortion rights, the workings of the Court’s shadow docket, and the proposed legislation that would codify Roe v. Wade. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Up Against The Mob, CAFE Texas S.B. 8 - Texas Heartbeat Act Whole Women’s Health v. Judge Austin Reeve Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court, order & dissents, 9/1/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 7

15 min 34 sec

Preet answers listener questions about whether the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th attacks can subpoena the records of sitting members of Congress. He also weighs in on the sanctions facing Sidney Powell and the other pro-Trump “Kraken” lawyers, who attempted to challenge the results of the 2020 election. Then, Preet discusses Afghanistan with Ian Bremmer, founder and president of the Eurasia Group, a leading global political risk consultancy.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/an-honest-afghanistan-conversation-with-ian-bremmer/  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2

1 hr 6 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the Supreme Court order upholding a district court’s decision to require the Department of Homeland Security to reinstate the Trump-era “remain in Mexico” immigration policy. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the Supreme Court order effectively blocking the CDC’s federal eviction moratorium. They also discuss the sanctions imposed on the so-called “Kraken” lawyer Sidney Powell, and other attorneys, for filing a conspiracy-driven lawsuit challenging the validity of the 2020 presidential election. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Biden v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, order, 8/24/21 Texas v. Biden, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, opinion, 8/19/21 Texas v. Biden, U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, opinion, 8/13/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 31

12 min 52 sec

Preet addresses some unusual listener questions. Then, he interviews Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, about consumer protection and the future of Big Tech.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/facing-off-with-facebook/ As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 26

1 hr 15 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the legality of vaccine mandates. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down current legal challenges to vaccine mandates, and the legality of the CDC’s new eviction moratorium. They also break down whether double jeopardy protections preclude the new charges the Manhattan DA has brought against Ken Kurson, Jared Kushner’s close friend and a Trump pardon recipient, who stands accused of cyberstalking his ex-wife. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Zucht v. King, U.S. Supreme Court, opinion, 1922 Jacobson v. Massachusetts, U.S. Supreme Court, opinion, 1905 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 24

14 min 35 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about what happens to Andrew Cuomo’s $18 million campaign war chest now that the Governor has resigned.  Then, Preet interviews Washington Post opinion columnist Catherine Rampell about the United States’ exit from Afghanistan, vaccine mandates, and the state of the economy.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/from-kabul-to-covid-with-catherine-rampell/ Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Rampell discusses why economics is so confusing for lay people, and whether she enjoyed her time as a theater critic.  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 19

1 hr 8 min

With Joyce away this week, Preet speaks with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel, who is reporting on the unfolding crisis on the ground in Afghanistan. Speaking from the airport in Kabul, Engel gives an update on the status of the U.S. military’s evacuation effort as the Taliban solidifies control of the country. And he doesn't mince words.   To listen to future episodes of CAFE Insider and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan & Sam Ozer-Staton – Editorial Producers REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  “Remarks by President Biden on Afghanistan,” Biden Administration, 8/16/21 Richard Engel, Twitter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Aug 17

30 min 28 sec

Preet answers listener questions about former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark’s attempts to undermine the 2020 election, and Andrew Cuomo’s resignation.  Then, Preet interviews Edward-Isaac Dovere, a staff writer at The Atlantic and the author of Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/do-parties-have-souls-with-edward-isaac-dovere/  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 12

1 hr 10 min

On this free episode of CAFE Insider, Preet and Joyce react to the resignation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and break down the report on Cuomo’s alleged sexual harassment issued by the Office of the New York State Attorney General. They also discuss reporting from the New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow that details a previously-undisclosed 2014 phone call that Cuomo made to the Obama White House regarding Preet and SDNY’s investigation into corruption in Albany. To listen to future episodes of CAFE Insider and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  “Report of Investigation Into Allegations of Sexual Harassment by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo,” NY Attorney General report, 8/3/21 “Response to Special Investigators’ Report,” Executive Chamber attorney Paul Fishman letter, 8/4/21 “Andrew Cuomo’s War Against a Federal Prosecutor,” The New Yorker, 8/10/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 10

38 min 33 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about the New York AG’s report on the sexual misconduct allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo.  Then, Preet interviews renowned psychologist Dr. Daniel Kahneman, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics that recognized his groundbreaking research on human rationality. He joins Preet to discuss his newest book, Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment, co-authored with Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/a-flaw-in-human-judgment-with-daniel-kahneman/ Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Kahneman discusses winning the Nobel Prize and whether lucky people exist.  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 5

1 hr 19 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the news that former President Donald Trump exerted pressure on DOJ officials to declare the 2020 election “corrupt” and to overturn the results, as revealed in newly-released notes taken by former acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue during a phone call with Trump.  In the full episode, they discuss the first hearing held by the House select committee investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol, and the Department of Justice’s refusal to defend Rep. Mo Brooks in a civil lawsuit brought by Rep. Eric Swalwell that accuses Brooks of inciting the riot. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  18 U.S. Code §610 - Coercion of political activity Acting DAG Richard Donoghue handwritten notes, 12/27/20 “Committee Obtains Key Evidence of President Trump’s Attempts to Overturn the 2020 Election,” House Committee on Oversight and Reform, 7/30/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 3

16 min 40 sec

It’s Infrastructure Week at CAFE!  On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about the House Select Committee’s first hearing on the January 6th insurrection, and the Office of Legal Counsel’s recent opinion on vaccine mandates.  Then, Preet interviews Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the Biden administration’s efforts to pass infrastructure legislation.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/infrastructure-speak-with-pete-buttigieg/ Interested in the history of American infrastructure? Check out this week’s episode of our new history podcast, Now & Then, on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen.  As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai, David Kurlander.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 29

58 min 12 sec

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down Mississippi’s legal brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. In the full episode, they discuss Trump ally Tom Barrack’s indictment on charges of illegally lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates, and the first felony sentence for a Jan. 6th Capitol rioter. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, U.S. Supreme Court, brief for petitioners, 7/22/21 Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, U.S. Supreme Court, amicus brief of Senators Hawley, Lee, and Cruz, 7/26/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 27

15 min 8 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Nixon and Trump,” Preet answers listener questions about the investigation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s alleged sexual harassment, Cuomo’s potential role in spreading false rumors that Preet is running for New York governor, and the indictment of Trump ally Thomas Barrack.  Then, Preet interviews Kurt Andersen, the host of the new podcast Nixon at War. They discuss Nixon’s psychology, the links between Watergate and the Vietnam War, and the use of an iconic expletive in the New York Times.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: cafe.com/stay-tuned/nixon-and-trump-with-kurt-andersen As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 22

1 hr 16 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the new DOJ guidance that limits when prosecutors can secretly obtain reporters’ phone and email records. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss the inspector general report that criticizes the FBI for failing to pursue sex-abuse charges against former USA gymnastics team national doctor Larry Nassar, and a federal judge’s decision to prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from admitting new applicants to the DACA program. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution “Use of Compulsory Process to Obtain Information From, or Records of, Members of the News Media,” Attorney General memo, 7/19/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 20

17 min 13 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about the pro-Trump “Kraken” lawyers facing sanctions in a Michigan court over their lawsuits seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Preet also addresses questions about studying for the Bar exam, and the effectiveness of subpoenas during the Trump era.  Then, Preet interviews Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY), the freshman Democratic congressperson representing the South Bronx. Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Torres talks about New York City politics and the recent Democratic mayoral primary.  Watch the Live Taping of Now & Then at 6:30 PM EST on Thursday July 15th. It’ll be livestreamed on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CAFE  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/the-pragmatic-progressive-with-rep-ritchie-torres/ As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 15

1 hr 23 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down former President Donald Trump’s lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google, claiming that the platforms are censoring conservatives. They also discuss ethical obligations of attorneys in light of Trump’s many lawsuits, including those challenging the 2020 presidential election results. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down the Supreme Court’s recent voting rights decision in Brnovich v. DNC, and Michael Avenatti’s prison sentence for an extortion scheme against Nike. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 47 U.S. Code §230 - Protection for private blocking and screening of offensive material Donald Trump et. al. v. Facebook and Mark Zuckerburg, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, complaint, 7/7/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 13

15 min 28 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about the latest developments in the case against an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz, why Bill Cosby is not facing federal charges following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision to overturn his conviction, and the joy of seeing Bruce Springsteen perform over the weekend with his son.  Then, Preet interviews former prosecutor (and current CAFE contributor) Elie Honig about his new book, Hatchet Man, a deep-dive on the tenure of former Attorney General Bill Barr. They also discuss the DOJ under new AG Merrick Garland and the recent indictment of business entities under the Trump organization umbrella and CFO, Allen Weisselberg.    For show notes and a transcript to the episode, head to our website: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/barr-the-enabler-with-elie-honig/ Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders where Preet and Elie discuss both the challenge and satisfaction of commenting on breaking news in their role as CNN legal analysts. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 8

1 hr 16 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the grand jury indictment of two entities within the Trump Organization and CFO Allen Weisselberg for an alleged 15-year tax fraud scheme. In the full episode, they discuss the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Nat Weiner – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  The People of the State of New York v. The Trump Corporation et al., NY Supreme Court New York County, indictment, 7/1/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 7

13 min 29 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about hiring practices at the SDNY, how to be an effective leader, and what he’s learned about interviewing from hosting Stay Tuned.  Then, Preet interviews Derek DelGaudio, an interdisciplinary artist and magician, about his new memoir, AMORALMAN: A True Story and Other Lies. The two spoke for a Miami Book Fair event on April 17, 2021.  Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where DelGaudio discusses what he learned about justice from growing up with a lesbian mother.  Listen to Now & Then, the new weekly CAFE podcast hosted by the award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman. The first five episodes are out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!    For show notes and a transcript of the episode, visit our website: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/beyond-magic-with-derek-delgaudio/ As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 1

50 min 53 sec

This week on the CAFE Insider podcast, Dan Goldman guest co-hosts with Joyce Vance while Preet is on vacation. Dan served as House Majority Counsel during the first impeachment of Donald Trump, and before that, he worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York under Preet. In this sample from the episode, Joyce and Dan break down the reports that Manhattan DA Cy Vance is close to bringing charges against the Trump Organization.  In the full episode, they discuss the suspension of Rudy Giuliani’s law license, and assess the fairness of the sentence Derek Chauvin received for murdering George Floyd. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  NY Penal Law §20.20 - Criminal liability of corporations New York Penal Law §460.20 - Enterprise corruption New York Civil Practice Law and Rules §1311 - Forfeiture actions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 29

16 min 43 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about Derek Chauvin’s upcoming sentencing, the DOJ’s reversal of a Trump-era immigration rule, and the Manhattan DA’s reported investigation into Trump Organization COO Matthew Calamari.  Then, Preet interviews Yamiche Alcindor, the White House Correspondent for “PBS NewsHour” and recently-named host of “Washington Week,” the public affairs program formerly anchored by the late Gwen Ifill. At the conclusion of the show, Preet recounts his recent Indian food summit with (formerly) self-described Indian food hater Tom Nichols. The dinner served as a spark for a fundraiser to benefit the on-the-ground nonprofits battling the COVID crisis in India. You can still donate here: https://uk.gofundme.com/f/preet-bhararas-indiaspora-fundraiser  Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Alcindor discusses President Biden’s recent critical comments about the media.  Listen to Now & Then, the new weekly CAFE podcast hosted by the award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman. The first four episodes are out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!   As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Shownotes are available at CAFE.com: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/the-press-and-the-presidency-with-yamiche-alcindor/ Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton, David Kurlander. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 24

1 hr 9 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the Supreme Court’s decision to leave the Affordable Care Act in place. In the full episode, they discuss a major LGBTQ rights Supreme Court case, Derek Chauvin’s upcoming sentencing, and the Department of Justice’s reversal of Trump-era immigration policies. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Nat Weiner – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Article III, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution California v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, opinion, 6/17/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 22

15 min 36 sec

On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about reports that Donald Trump and top White House staffers directly pressured the Justice Department to investigate false election fraud conspiracy theories. He also breaks down the reports that longtime Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as early as this summer, and the likelihood that Weisselberg will flip on Trump.  Then, Preet interviews Bill Bratton, who has led the police departments in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. Often called “America’s top cop,” Bratton is credited with being the primary architect of modern policing in America.  Preet’s conversation with Bratton was hosted by the Temple Emanu-el Streicker Center in New York City. Don’t miss the bonus for CAFE Insiders, where Preet asks Bratton a series of questions posed by the event’s live audience.  Listen to Now & Then, the new weekly CAFE podcast hosted by the award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman. The first three episodes are out now. Just search and follow “Now & Then” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!   As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai. References are available at CAFE.com: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/crisis-in-policing/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 17

1 hr 5 min

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the news that DOJ prosecutors investigating leaks during the Trump administration subpoenaed Apple for data from Democratic Congressmen Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell.  In the full episode, they discuss former White House counsel Don McGahn’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, and DOJ’s new strategy to protect the right to vote. To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet, Joyce, Elie Honig, Barb McQuade, Asha Rangappa, Melissa Murray, and more try the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Use special code JOYCE for 50% off on the annual membership price.  Sign up to receive the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is brought to you by CAFE Studios and Vox Media Podcast Network.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Sam Ozer-Staton & Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producers REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Subscribe to Now & Then, hosted by historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman: Apple Podcasts, Spotify “Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland,” DOJ press release, 6/14/21 “DOJ OIG Initiates a Review of the Department of Justice’s Use of Subpoenas and Other Legal Authorities to Obtain Communication Records of Members of Congress and Affiliated Persons, and the News Media,” DOJ OIG press release, 6/11/21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 15

15 min 28 sec