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David Priess

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David Priess on the Worldwide Threat Briefing

The Bulwark Podcast

On today’s Bulwark podcast, Amanda Carpenter sits in for Charlie Sykes to talk with David Priess about the Worldwide Threat Briefing and why it’s important, plus discuss about 2024 and the GOP’s institutional amnesia.Special Guests: Amanda Carpenter and David Priess.


13 Apr 2021

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David Priess on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Impeachment

The Bulwark Podcast

On today’s Bulwark podcast, Lawfare’s David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to break down Impeachment 2.0, the good, the bad, and the ugly, and what precedents it might set.Special Guest: David Priess.


17 Feb 2021

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AFIO Now Presents: David Priess

AFIO Podcast

Dr. Priess discusses his service immediately post-9/11 briefing Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller. He also provides insight into "guidelines" briefers received, the tense, important experience, and his motivation to capture some of it in his 2016 book "The President’s Book of Secrets." Recorded 18 Sept 2020. Interviewer: William Richardson, AFIO Board and former CIA Analyst. Host: James Hughes, AFIO President and former CIA Operations Officer.


11 Feb 2021

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David Priess: Should We Brief Trump?

The Bulwark Podcast

On today’s Bulwark podcast, David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss why President Trump should be denied intelligence briefings as a former President, Ben Sasse and the Trumpian rear-view mirror, and the reported coming wave of pardons and clemency.Special Guest: David Priess.


18 Jan 2021

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David Priess Accepts the Results of the Presidential Election

The Lawfare Podcast

Last Friday, Lawfare's chief operating officer, David Priess, published a piece on the site titled, "The Powerful Norm of Accepting the Results of a Presidential Election." It recounts the long history, with few exceptions, of presidents and other candidates who respected election results even if they did not go their way—a commitment that the current president and vice president have both failed to make. David joined Benjamin Wittes to discuss the piece, the history, the president and the vice president's statements, and what it all means for the presidency and the transition of power. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


14 Oct 2020

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Former Daily Intelligence Briefer David Priess on the Past and Future of the PDB

Intelligence Matters

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews David Priess, former daily intelligence briefer, CIA officer and now Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute, about the history, content and aim of the President's Daily Brief (PDB), one of the intelligence community's most valuable and highly classified products. Priess, whose book “The President’s Book of Secrets” delves into the history and recipients of the top-secret document, explains how it evolved, what goes into producing it, and how presidents have consumed it. Priess and Morell also discuss the process for briefing presidential candidates and concerns about the politicization of intelligence.  


30 Sep 2020

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NSA Pants (feat. David Priess, Amy Howe)

The Daily Beans

Today on The Daily Beans: a discussion about the final Supreme Court opinions from this term with SCOTUSblog co-founder Amy Howe, an update on the Russia bounty story with the man who wrote the book on the presidents daily brief, Trump threatens to withhold funding for states that fail to re-open schools in the fall, Harvard and MIT sue the administration over a rule stripping visas from international students, plus an interview with David Priess. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 23mins

9 Jul 2020

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16: The Impeachment Episode, with David Priess

Awkward Conversations

Paul Miller interviews David Priess, author of “How to Get Rid of a President,” about impeachment and the Trump presidency.

5 Dec 2019

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'How to Get Rid of a President' - An Interview with author and former CIA officer David Priess

Words Matter

David Priess is a former CIA officer and presidential briefer, his new book “How to Get Rid of a President” tells the history of the political dark arts in action. In the nation's highest office we see election dramas, impeachments, assassinations, natural death in office, mixed with party intrigue, personal betrayal, and backroom deal making. David explains how presidents can be sidelined without being removed from office. An essential Audible title for any political junkie in the Age of Trump. Audible -- because Words MatterSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/words-matter. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


26 Nov 2018

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Manafort Don't Give A Sh*t (feat. David Priess and Randall)

The Daily Beans

Ep #42 - This week, Jaleesa covers the latest victim of Russian hacking in Rohrabacher's district, Jordan gives an update on Giuliani's "Lube The Truth" tour, and AG breaks down Trump's enemies list. Also, Randall from Randall's Animals breaks down the latest on Manafort's trial, we have an incredible interview with Veteran Army Medic Red T Raccoon, and pod favorite David Priess returns to the show! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 25mins

20 Aug 2018