Grant Stern

Lev Parnas just revealed how Ron DeSantis got Trump’s endorsement and the Florida governorship

 Scott and Grant interview Lev Parnas, who became well-known for his leading role in the former President’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to launch an investigation into political rival Joe Biden which led to the first of two impeachments against the disgraced former Commander-in-Chief. This is part one of a two-part interview with Parnas recorded on August 5th, 2021. In …

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Author reveals how Peter Thiel helped Trump cut a deal with Facebook to evade fact checking

 Scott talks with author and journalist Max Chafkin, who is a features editor and a tech reporter at Bloomberg Businessweek. Max is the author of “The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power,” a biography about the enigmatic, controversial, and hugely influential power broker Peter Thiel who sits at the dynamic intersection of tech business and politics. …

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Reporter reveals Facebook paid Eastern European troll farms and the sinister secrets behind its algorithm

  Scott speaks with Karen Hao the senior Artificial Intelligence editor for MIT Technology Review whose groundbreaking work looking into Facebook just got validated in a massive way this week by whistleblower Francis Haugen’s testimony to the U.S. Senate. Hao holds a mechanical engineering degree from MIT, which she took to outlets like Mother Jones and Quartz where she honed …

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Reality Winner’s mom calls on President Biden to grant her daughter clemency

Scott speaks with Billie Jean Winner-Davis, whose daughter Reality spent years in federal prison for revealing Russia’s cyberattack on America’s elections in 2016. Reality’s mom shared some of her frustrations, several of her hopes, shots of her wisdom, and situations she personally experienced through years marked by the most unexpected events, and recently punctuated by her reunion with her daughter. …

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Reality Winner’s lawyer lays out the case for her freedom

Right: lawyer Alison Grinter, Left: Reality Winner with mother Billy Jean Winner Davis

  Scott speaks with Alison Grinter, a lawyer to some of America’s most politically persecuted people, including Reality Winner, whose bombshell NSA leak about Russia’s attack on the 2016 election changed the course of our nation’s politics. This is the first in a series of three interviews with Reality Winner’s inner circle, the first such interviews her family has given …

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“Worst day ever.” How a Capitol Police officer fought off the January 6th insurrection

Scott Dworkin speaks with Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn (part 2). Officer Dunn will be one of the first officers called to testify in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection against Congress. We released part one of our interview with Officer Dunn last week, after the most-watched right-wing extremist Fox News opinion host mercilessly attacked …

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Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn’s harrowing firsthand account of the January 6th insurrection

  Scott Dworkin speaks with Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn. Officer Dunn will be one of the first officers called to testify in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection against Congress. Here is Part 2. Last night, the most-watched right-wing extremist Fox News opinion host mercilessly attacked him for having personal, political views so we …

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